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New Column – Bryan Dooley’s Observations From Below

By Bryan Dooley   With a name like Bryan Dooley, you can probably guess that I’m Irish. Bryan is a Celtic word meaning strength and nobility or high. I’m going to stick with strength and nobility, just in case my mom is reading this. My mother chose my name because […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 3 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
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RJR High School Grad Navy Petty Officer Curvy Buford Serves Aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joshua Treadwell, Navy Office of Community Outreach   A 2007 R. J. Reynolds High School graduate and Winston-Salem, native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Petty Officer 2nd Class Curvy Buford is a […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Checking in with the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership

Downtown Winston-Salem simply kicks a whole bunch of ass.   Chad & Tim work toward their own religious exemptions before sitting down with Jason Thiel with the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership.  They catch up on downtown Winston-Salem’s vibrant and expanding economy from the Wake Forest Innovation Corner to the West End. […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 1 comment · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
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SciWorks Introduces New Programs for Adult Audiences – Making for Yourself

By Staff   Many people tend to think of science centers as destinations strictly for schoolchildren and families with kids in tow, but SciWorks staff are working to change that perception. The museum already offers a number of programs suited for adults, including Science Cafés, planetarium laser shows, and astronomy […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
Sanitation Collections Postponed by Winter Storm

Sanitation Collections Postponed by Winter Storm

By Staff According to the City of Winston-Salem collections for garbage, recycling and yard waste for Tuesday were canceled because of the snow. Tuesday collections are scheduled to be made up on Wednesday. Residents with Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections should roll out their carts on their regular collection day. […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Affordable Healthcare Act Deadline Extended in North Carolina

By Staff   On Friday, February 20th Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who were not able to obtain health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014.  This special enrollment […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services, Health
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W-S Pro Cycling Team Sets the Pace During Stage One of the Dominican Republic’s The Vuelta Independencia Nacional

By Staff   Coming off a highly successful team camp in California, Team SmartStop is aiming high to once again start the season off with wins at the 36th Vuelta Independencia Nacional, which takes place this week in the Dominican Republic. Based in Winston-Salem and owned by Premier Sports Group, […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
CCD Editorial Cartoon – The Gospel of Art Pope

CCD Editorial Cartoon – The Gospel of Art Pope

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 · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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United Way of Forsyth County Exceeds Community Campaign Goal

By Staff   On Thursday, February 19, United Way of Forsyth County celebrated the end of the 2014 Community Campaign with a total raised of $16.93 million, $430,000 over the goal of $16.5 million. The community campaign represents the largest part of the $20.8 million total resource development goal which […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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The North Carolina Youth Leadership Forum Empowers Young People with Disabilities

By Bryan Dooley   The week of June 15-19th is sure to be life changing for a select group of young people with disabilities in North Carolina. A unique event called the North Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (NCYLF) will be underway on the NC State University campus. Young people from […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health