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Guest Columnist- Open Letter to Forsyth County Democratic Party Regarding Sen. Parmon Replacement

Dear Forsyth County Democrats, Hope all is well. I’m writing an open letter to you in response to Sen. Parmon’s announced resignation. I work as editor of QNotes, the Charlotte-based LGBT community newspaper of North Carolina. This morning we published online an article I wrote on Parmon’s resignation. (you can […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Columns, Community, Government Services, Guests
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Former Arizona State Coach Esmay to Manage The Dash in 2015

By Staff   In conjunction with the Chicago White Sox, the Winston-Salem Dash have announced that longtime college coach Tim Esmay will manage the Dash in 2015. Esmay is the 44th manager in Winston-Salem’s 102-year history of baseball. He will be joined by pitching coach J.R. Perdew, hitting coach Charlie […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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White Lies, Bluffs and One Direction

By Kristen Daukas   Remember the day when your kids were little and you could throw out little bluffs to them? You know the ones… “you keep your room clean for 2 weeks and you can get that puppy” or “if you don’t hit your brother the entire day, you […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 1 comment · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
Get in Costume & Take a “Polar Plunge” to Support Special Olympics

Get in Costume & Take a “Polar Plunge” to Support Special Olympics

By Staff The annual costumed Polar Plunge, a fund-raiser for the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, at the outdoor pool of The Fitness Center, 861 Old Winston Road, Kernersville. Registration begins at 11:30am. The Polar Plunge begins at 1pm Jumpers […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
3rd Shift – Domesticating Dr. King

3rd Shift – Domesticating Dr. King

By Chad Nance   From his eulogy for the four little girls murdered at the 16th St. Baptist Church : “They have something to say to every politician who has fed his constituents with the stale bread of hatred and the spoiled meat of racism. They have something to say […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 6 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Community Events Calendar

Volunteering at the Oddfellows Cemetery Clean-up Begins Monday morning 9am at the historically African American and long neglected, Oddfellows Cemetery located directly behind the Coliseum. 2881 Shorefair Drive. You can read about this annual event HERE. MLK Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast The annual MLK Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast sponsored by […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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MIXXER – Make Local, The Maker Movement Comes to Camel City

By Chad Nance “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently- they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Business, Community, Innovation, Non-profits
Mike Britt – A Remembrance

Mike Britt – A Remembrance

By Bryan Dooley “The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right inside it, under its roof. What I want is so […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 4 comments · Community, Health
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Bulk Recycling Containers Available for Multifamily Housing from City of Winston-Salem

By Staff   The Sanitation Division is seeking to place eight bulk recycling containers at apartment, condominium or townhouse complexes in Winston-Salem. The containers hold 8 cubic yards and can be used for all recyclables, no separation necessary. The containers provide a more-compact alternative to the recycling cart stations used […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services