Camel City Week in Review: May 17th – May 23rd

By Michael A. Wiseman A community college and university team up for a brand new invention, religious leaders gather to celebrate an announcement made over 150 years ago in Old Salem, a funnyman speaks at a local commencement, and one talented educator wins Teacher of the Year. Where else but […]

St Philips Moravian Church- Ever Forward to Freedom

St Philips Moravian Church- Ever Forward to Freedom

  On May 21st 2015, the congregation and guests of St. Phillips Moravian Church (located in Old Salem) gathered together to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the announcement to the African-American slaves who made up the congregation that they had been released from bondage. Rev. Russ May, Rev. Terrance Hawkins, […]

by · May 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Neighborhoods, Non-profits
YMCA Names Norm Potter Chief Volunteer Officer

YMCA Names Norm Potter Chief Volunteer Officer

By Staff The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced Norm Potter will serve as Chief Volunteer Officer and Board Chair during the 2015-2016 term. Norm is a long-standing Y volunteer and Vice President, Development & Alumni Affairs, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “The Y is a cornerstone of our […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Memorial Day Causes Changes to Waste and Recycling Pickup

Memorial Day Causes Changes to Waste and Recycling Pickup

By Staff City offices will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. This has forced changes to a number of government services in the Winston-Salem area.

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Mayor Allen Joines Seeking New Boards and Commissions Members

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines is accepting applications from city residents interested in serving on the following boards and commissions: Emergency Management Advisory Council Public Assembly Facilities Commission Human Relations Commission Loan Committee Minority/Women’s Business Enterprise Advisory Committee Recreation and Parks Commission Sister Cities Zoning Board of Adjustment The volunteer […]


Electric Camel Pod – The Day the Music Died – The Phantom Menace Strikes Again

The boys are joined by Rev. Russ May as they discuss May 19th, 1999, the Day the Music Day Died.  It was the day that “Star Was:The Phantom Menace” was released and many of our inner children began to cry and mourn.  Chad offers his theory about Richard Nixon and […]

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St. Phillips Church to Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation Reading

By Staff   On May 21st 1865 a Union Cavalry Officer came to Old Salem’s historical St. Phillips church with a long hoped for message for it’s African American parishioners… they had been officially freed from the brutal institution of slavery. On Thursday May 21st 2015 at 6:30pm people will […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Red Cross Seeks Blood Donors in Weeks Leading up to Summer

By Staff   The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in. Blood and platelet donations often decrease when regular donors are vacationing and school is out of session, but […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health

Dash & Flow Chevrolet Team Up Again in 2015 to Renovate a Local Little League Field

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Dash are partnering with Flow Chevrolet for the second consecutive year in the 2015 Flow Chevrolet Diamond in the Rough Ballpark Renovation, during which one local baseball field will be selected to win a major league makeover. Area Little Leagues and softball leagues may submit […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports

Opportunities for the Week – May 19-21

Compiled by Carissa Joines   Camel City is always full of fun things to do, new things to learn, and chances to give back. This week is packed with concerts, classes, and opportunities to celebrate and support some amazing organizations. Whether you are wanting to learn a new gardening trick […]