domestic violence awareness

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Legal Aid Helped Light the Pathway to Peace

By Staff   While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
boy scouts & girl scouts on parade in Camel City

Keeping the Harvest: Annual Scout Day to Take Place November 1

By Staff On Saturday, November 1, Old Salem Museums & Gardens will host Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts from across North Carolina for Old Salem’s annual Scout Day. Each year scouts explore Old Salem and learn about its rich history. Scout Day this year will focus on the importance of […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
Chef Jeff Bacon, Program Director/Executive Chef; Treva Taylor; Keontaye Watson; Clifford Keller; Angela Jones; Chef Dennie Veasey, Chef Instructor; Eric Hairston

Triad Community Kitchen Announces Latest Graduates

By Staff On Tuesday, September 16, and Friday, October 10, the Triad Community Kitchen (TCK) culinary training program held graduation ceremonies for the 20th and 21st classes, respectively. Each TCK culinary program session meets for 13 weeks and includes certification in ServSafe® sanitation, basic culinary and baking skills, knife skills, […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Community

Halloween Tips From Camel City’s First Responders

  By Staff   With Halloween right around the corner, careful planning can make the holiday a fun and fire-safe one. During the five-year-period of 2006-2010, NFPA estimates that decorations were the item first ignited in an estimated average of 1,000 reported home structure fires per year. These fires caused […]

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CCD Weekday Guide October 27-30

Compiled by Stephanie Hess Beeman Camel City is full of activity this week, and we don’t want you to miss a thing! Whether you are looking for live theater, jazz, farmer’s markets, story times, or spooky events, we have you covered. If you would like to contribute to our guide, […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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CCD Weekend Guide October 24-26

Compiled by Stephanie Hess Beeman It’s going to be another beautiful weekend in Camel City and our Weekend Guide is full of activities! Whether you are looking for a farmer’s market, 5k, fall festival or theater production – our guide has the all the info you need to fill your […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
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Estate Planning for Equality to Be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday Oct 25

By Staff   The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. NCBA Young Lawyers Division […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health
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Public Meetings Called to Craft Busking Regs

By Staff   In February of 2014, noise complaints made by some residents in the Nissen Building resulted in some Buskers being told by police that they would not be allowed to ply their trade on 4th Street. This caused an outcry among the city’s creatives and those who feel […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown

Yadkin Riverkeeper Petitions EPA for a Superfund Assessment of Alcoa Badin Works

By Staff   According to a press release the Yadkin Riverkeeper has asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency to conduct an investigation into the shuttered Badin Works aluminum smelter in Badin, NC, in order to determine whether the smelter should be declared a Superfund site. From 1916 to 2007, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment