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Ending Domestic Violence- Our Community’s Efforts Praised by Naomi Judd

By Carissa Joines     October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and last week Camel City was honored to have legendary country singer and advocate for victims of domestic violence Naomi Judd, speak at “Home Free”, Forsyth County’s third annual benefit luncheon to end domestic violence. Judd was herself […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits, Uncategorized
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A Very Special 3rd Shift… Phil Berger, Dan Forest & the Ghost of George Wallace

By Chad Nance   “It is very appropriate that from this cradle of the Confederacy, this very heart of the great Anglo-Saxon Southland, that today we sound the drum for freedom as have our generations of forebears before us time and again down through history. Let us rise to the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 1 comment · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Government Services
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Chamber to Host Judicial Candidates for Meet & Greet Reception

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a reception for all judicial candidates that will be on the ballot this November to come and meet the business community. The event will be held at the Chamber office (411 West 4th St., Ste 211, Winston-Salem NC 27101) […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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A Grown Up Conversation – Interview with County Commission Candidate Ted Kaplan

By Chad Nance Grown up conversations are not the norm with the Forsyth county Board of Commissioners. Accusation, acrimony, and political pandering have been, though. At-Large County Commissioner candidate Ted Kaplan sees a brighter future, however. His vision is of accommodation, working across party lines, and coming together in order […]

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Family of John “Pazuzu” Lawson’s Victim Speaks Out – Personal Essay

By Stacey Carter   Sometimes life spins some pretty crazy tales. I never expected to be caught up in the story of a demonic worshipper of Satan, who murdered my son’s father and buried him in his backyard, where the body went undiscovered for over 5 years though the police […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Health
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Camel City Leaf Collection to Begin November 3rd

By Staff It is time to start raking leaves again and the City of winston-Salem is gearing up to pick up the leaves. Collection is aided by homeowners properly following the guidelines so that work can be accomplished fast and safely. The city of winston-Salem asks that homeowners follow these […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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CCD Weekday Guide – October 20-23

Compiled by Stephanie Hess Beeman Here at CCD we believe that the weekend isn’t the only time to get out there and do something, learn something or make something. Now we’re bringing you our Weekday Guide to make sure you get your fill of Arts and Innovation from Monday to […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
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Guest Column- For the Love of a Step Father

By Rebecca Reel I learned something very interesting on my 37th birthday. That was the day I realized the best decision my mother ever made was to marry my step-father, Fred Gragg. This was also the day of his funeral. They got married a few weeks before I turned 16 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 3 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
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Twin City Quarter to Host Picnic for Shelter Residents

By Staff   The Twin City Quarter, which includes the Marriott, Embassy Suites and Benton Convention Center, announced today it will serve a picnic to local shelter residents on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 3:00pm -5:00pm in the North Exhibit Hall of the Benton Convention Center located at the corner […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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CCD Weekend Guide October 17 – 19

Compiled by Stephanie Hess Beeman   Once again, Camel City has a weekend full of activities, theater, charity benefits, and community events to fill your calendar! Whether you want to attend a festival, parade, class, film, or performance, or just know where to pick up farm fresh goods or catch […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized