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2014′s Fiesta to Feature a Running of the Bulls with the Camel City Thrashers

By Staff   New to Fiesta this year is the “Running of the Bulls” at 3:45pm. The Camel City Thrashers, Winston-Salem’s Roller Derby team will be playing the role of “the bulls” as they playfully chase runners down Holly Avenue and up Spruce Street. Similar to a game of tag, […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
NC Moms Join With the Women’s & Girls Project of W-S to “Grill for Gun Sense This Sunday

NC Moms Join With the Women’s & Girls Project of W-S to “Grill for Gun Sense This Sunday

By Staff   The North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Women’s and Girls’ Project of Winston-Salem have announced that they will combine forces for family-friendly “Grilling for Gun Sense” event at Rupert Bell Park this Sunday, August 31st. The event comes on […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
second harvest food bank

New Feeding America Report Reveals Real Face of Hunger in Northwest North Carolina

By Staff In spite of what politicians in Raleigh and Washington, DC try to tell the people of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, one thing is clear… this so-called recovery isn’t finding it’s way to us all here in the Camel City. A new study released August 18th by Second Harvest Food Bank […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
richard dietz

Winston-Salem Attorney Richard Dietz Appointed to Serve on the Court of Appeals

By Staff   In a press release on Monday afternoon, Governor Pat McCrory announced that he will appoint Winston-Salem lawyer Richard Dietz to the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Dietz will fill the seat of Judge Bob Hunter, Jr., whom McCrory appointed as a Justice on the North Carolina Supreme […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
isler

Boss’ Boomer Sends Mudcats Past Dash

By Staff Torsten Boss slugged a two-out, three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a stunning 7-5 win over Winston-Salem on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Ballpark. Trailing 5-4 in the ninth inning, Carolina (30-31, 59-69) rallied against Dash reliever Zach Isler (1-7). Yhoxian […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
isner

The Winston-Salem Open- Drunk Dialing John Isner

By Matt Ankerson & Alan Wright   The semifinal matchups at the Winston-Salem Open are now set. The first semifinal pits 7th seeded Lukus Rosol versus the 9th seed Yen-Hsun Lu. The match will begin today at 3:00 PM on Center Court. The night session will feature Sam Querrey against 2013 […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
Jeff MacIntosh & Tommy Priest Do the #icebucketchallenge

Jeff MacIntosh & Tommy Priest Do the #icebucketchallenge

  City Councilman Jeff MacIntosh and Krankie’s Airstream owner/operator Tommy Priest accepted Chad Nance’s #icebucketchallenge challenge and pass the challenge on.   As of Saturday, August 23, The ALS Association has received $62.5 million in donations compared to $2.4 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits
basto

Dash Suffer a Deflating Loss to Mudcats on Friday

By Staff Winston-Salem suffered a serious setback to their playoff hopes, falling 8-7 against the Carolina Mudcats in front of 7,112 fans at BB&T Ballpark on Friday night. With the score tied 7-7, Carolina (28-31, 57-69) took the lead for good in the top of the ninth inning. Logan Vick […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
hurricane season

State Urges Families to Update Emergency Plans as Part of Back-to-School Prep

  As summer winds down and back-to-school preparations gear up, state emergency management officials are reminding families that now is a good time to update their emergency plans. North Carolina Emergency Management asks parents, teachers and students who are returning to school this month to make a plan, get prepared […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
keon barnum

Barnum, Dash Fall Short of Sweep Against Salem Red Sox

By Staff Keon Barnum tied a career high with four hits, but Winston-Salem dropped a narrow 2-1 decision to the Salem Red Sox on Thursday night in front of 4,603 fans at BB&T Ballpark. The Dash (28-31, 58-70) fell just short in their chance to earn a series sweep and […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports