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Police and Fire Departments Wish Citizens a Safe Independence Day

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Police and Fire departments are urging all citizens to have a happy and safe Independence Day by following a few simple safety tips. The WSPD would like to remind Independence Day celebrants to consume alcohol responsibly and to use a designated driver if they consume alcohol […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Entrants Sought for Corn-Shucking Contest

Entrants Sought for Corn-Shucking Contest

By Staff The Dixie Classic Fair Farmers Market is looking for participants of all ages to compete for a share of $200 in prize money during its second annual “Aw Shucks!” corn-shucking contest on Saturday, July 11, at 9am. There is no charge to enter and all the corn shucked […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Collection Changes for Independence Day Holiday

Collection Changes for Independence Day Holiday

  City Winston-Salem offices will be closed Friday, July 3, to observe the Independence Day holiday. CityLink, the city’s citizen service call center, will be staffed from 9am. to 5:30pm to assist citizens and will be available outside of those hours for water, sewer and other non-911 emergencies. Recycling and […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
CCD Micro-Doc: Soul Farming

CCD Micro-Doc: Soul Farming

CCD’s editor-in-chief, Chad Nance introduces our friends & neighbors to the wit and wisdom of one of Forsyth County, North Carolina’s last African-American farmers, Vernon Switzer.

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Neighborhoods
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Camel City Week in Review: June 21st – June 27th

By Michael A. Wiseman Marriage equality makes waves in the state, North Carolina’s oldest living person has a celebration for the ages, WS/FCS earns a major grant, and Tommy Priest is back on the Electric Camel Pod. That’s just a sampling of what happened this week in the Camel City.…

CCD Weekend Guide – June 26-28

CCD Weekend Guide – June 26-28

Compiled by Carissa Joines   This weekend in Camel City is absolutely packed with things to do! Whether you are looking for a festival, market, theater, concert, or community event, our guide has all of the details you’ll need. We’ve also included some fundraisers and activities supporting some great non-profits, […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
Mayor Joines Honors North Carolina’s Oldest Resident at 112 Years Old

Mayor Joines Honors North Carolina’s Oldest Resident at 112 Years Old

By Michael A. Wiseman Photos by Chad Nance The first flight of the Wright Brothers… The sinking of the Titanic… Germany invading Poland.. The Model T… Hiroshima… The Civil Rights Movement… multiple world and international wars… D-Day… Moon Landing… Women’s Suffrage… The Great Depression.. The Great Recession… Television… The Atomic […]

by · June 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Salvation Army Teams Up With Modern for New Campaign

By Staff The Salvation is partnering with Modern Toyota and Modern Chevrolet to get 30 car donations during the month of July for its 30 Cars in 30 Days campaign. They kickoff the campaign Wednesday, July 1st, at Modern Chevrolet. Proceeds from the auction of donated cars, trucks, boats and RVs […]

by · June 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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MLA Design Looking for Citizen Input on Hanes Park Improvements

By Staff The City of Winston-Salem has hired local design and civil engineering firm MLA to deliver a Repair & Renovations Master Plan for Hanes Park. As part of this process, MLA is calling for citizen input on how $1 million in bond money will be used to address current […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Mayor Urges Winston-Salem Residents to Support Charleston Terroist Attack Victims’ Families

By Staff   In a press release Mayor Allen Joines is urging Winston-Salem residents to support the family and friends of the victims of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church. “I encourage every citizen of Winston-Salem to support those here who have been personally affected by the loss of family and […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services