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CCD News Hour – Take Your Daughter to Work Day – Gender Stereotypes & Bad Christmas Gifts

On the last show before Christmas the boys take a back seat to the girls when Chad and Tommy’s daughters take over the News Hour.  While the dads chill in the background they begin the show talking about the worst Christmas gifts they’ve ever received.  Back from the break they get […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
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#BlackLivesMatter – Camel City Style – Demonstrators Shut Down 4th Street

By Chad Nance Photos by The People “I remember that I’m invisible and walk softly so as not awake the sleeping ones. Sometimes it is best not to awaken them; there are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers.” – Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man   The air was […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Mary’s Gourmet Diner is Brunch – Winston-Salem on the Daily Show

Mary’s Gourmet Diner is Brunch – Winston-Salem on the Daily Show

By Staff   After Mary’s Gourmet Diner has been accused of discrimination (really?  Have you met Mary) and as a hotbed for Evangelical Christianity (again, have you actually met Mary?) the Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper came to town and tried to clear the air… and discovers that some people are just […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Downtown
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Mayor Joines Hosting Fifth Annual City Hall Holiday Music Series With Camel City Students

By Staff   Mayor Allen Joines has invited choruses from local schools to participate in the fifth annual City Hall Holiday Music Series. The event will be held the week of December 8. Local school choruses will perform traditional holiday songs and contemporary a cappella pieces. All performances are free […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Government Services
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Excerpt from “Shape I’m In:The Camel City Dispatches” – That Cold, Black Cloud is Coming Down…

By Chad Nance The following is an abridged excerpt from the upcoming non-fiction book, “Shape I’m In:The Camel City Dispatches”.   “Mother, mother There’s too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There’s far too many of you dying You know we’ve got to find a way To bring some lovin’ here […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown
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Winston-Salem’s Largest Holiday Event for Young Professionals Collects Toys for Local Children in Need

By Staff   Despite the hurry of the holiday season, over a thousand local young professionals are coming together to support a common cause—collecting toys and raising money for local children in need during the holidays. On Friday, December 5, Twin City Santa will host its twelfth annual “Miracle on […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Non-profits
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The Faces of Camel City’s 2014 Veteran’s Day Parade – Photo Essay

Photos by Chad Nance & Edie Joines   “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown
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Public Meetings Called to Craft Busking Regs

By Staff   In February of 2014, noise complaints made by some residents in the Nissen Building resulted in some Buskers being told by police that they would not be allowed to ply their trade on 4th Street. This caused an outcry among the city’s creatives and those who feel […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown
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CCD News Hour – Phil Berger, Dan Forest, George Wallace – Charlie Mellies – Who Does Anne Coulter Vote For?

After a short hiatus the boys are back talking about politics, life, and the need for a good Clerk of Court.  Chad launches, talons out, at Phil Berger and Dan Forest. (21st Century segregationists) Chad and Tommy go at it over the Hagan/Tillis match-up (Chad likes the pizza guy).  Clerk […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
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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