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Winston-Salem Locals! The New Winston Museum Needs Your Help

By Staff   With the latest internet memes being all about identifying with your hometown, the New Winston Museum is developing a way to truly show that your are “So Winston-Salem” in a way that goes deeper than silly prevailing trends. The New Winston Museum is collecting community stories from […]

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The Moral Movement Comes to Winston-Salem

By Chad Nance Photos by Carissa Joines   “We have had to fight Democrats too. When it comes to our voting rights we will fight anybody, anytime!” The NCNAACP’s Rev. William Barber II preached to the crowd on a 90 degree Camel City summer night. Around 500 people gathered downtown in […]

by · July 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Downtown
CCD Editorial Cartoon – RJR Building to Return to Business Prominence

CCD Editorial Cartoon – RJR Building to Return to Business Prominence

By Andrew David Cox           You can read about this new project on CCD HERE. 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 […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Winston-Salem Youth Advisory Council Draws Attention to Homeless Children in Winston Square Park

By Staff “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelou   It is often easy to focus on the negative when it comes to teenagers. A favorite refrain of every generation since the […]

by · June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Dr. Maya Angelou Celebrated at Wait Chapel

  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou On Saturday morning, much earlier than I like to be up, I pulled a black dress over my head and slipped […]

by · June 9, 2014 · 4 comments · Community, Downtown
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Remembering Dr. Angelou

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Remembering Dr. Angelou

  Dr. Maya Angelou passed away on May 28 and today she will be honored with a memorial service taking place at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University.  Cartoonist Andrew David Cox humbly offers this remembrance.     Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter […]

by · June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
W-S Legacy Plan Recognized on Town Hall Day in Raleigh

W-S Legacy Plan Recognized on Town Hall Day in Raleigh

By Staff On Wednesday, during the Town Hall Day event, Mayor Allen Joines was flanked by city council members Dan Besse, Robert Clark and Jeff Macintosh, along with Pual Norby and other city employees to accept an award from North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association.  The organization recognized […]

by · June 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Maya Angelou 1928-2014…There is No Cage

By Chad Nance Before cynicism was a bloody sear across your Brow and when you yet knew you still Knew nothing. – Maya Angelou On April 4, 1928, a new light came into the world with the birth of a little girl in St. Louis, Missouri. Her daddy’s name was […]

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Winston-Salem’s Dishcrawl to Hold BrunchCrawl to Celebrate Salute Wine Festival

by Staff Late May is an exciting time for Downtown Winston-Salem. A week of events dedicated to NC Winemakers. Salute! NC Wine Celebration brings winemakers from across the state to culminate in a day-long tasting event in Downtown Winston-Salem on May 31. Dishcrawl Winston-Salem will be ending the week’s festivities […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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WFU and Arts Council Announce 2014 Lifelong Learning Summer Course Schedule

by Staff Wake Forest University and The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will be launching the first course in their summer Lifelong Learning collaborative program next week and have four more courses scheduled to run into early August. While the courses are open to persons of all ages, […]

by · May 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown