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Astronaut Mark Kelly with Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords to Speak at Stevens Center

By Staff   Old Salem Museums & Gardens will present “American Perspectives featuring Mark Kelly with Gabby Giffords: Endeavour to Succeed”on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7 p.m. A former Gulf War combat pilot and a veteran of four shuttle missions, Mark Kelly made history serving as commander of Space […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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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
You Can Vote to Promote the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter as #1 Historical Rehab in North Carolina

You Can Vote to Promote the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter as #1 Historical Rehab in North Carolina

By Staff   Every year, the NC Chapter of the American Planning Association recognizes a handful of locations as “great places in NC”. This year, the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter has been selected as a finalist in the historic rehabilitation category. This is a people’s choice vote, Camel City, and […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership Announces “Restaurant Week 2015”

By Staff   Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership has announced their inaugural Restaurant Week 2015 will start on Sunday February 15 and end on Saturday February 21. Restaurant Week 2015 will feature a prix fixe menu for $20 and/or $30 from around 20 downtown restaurants.  “Downtown dining offers something for everyone” said Jason […]

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Episode One- The Electric Camel Pod(cast) with Tucker B. Tharpe & Hanes/Lowrance

  The CCD News Hour is back!  Bowing to the over-whelming reality of what the show really is, Tim & Chad change the name to “The Electric Camel Pod”.  Chad goes on a bit of a rant about the realities of the Hanes/Lowrance situation and the reality of having a […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
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
Winston-Salem Must Say Goodbye to a Favorite Son – Mike Britt has Passed Away

Winston-Salem Must Say Goodbye to a Favorite Son – Mike Britt has Passed Away

By Chad Nance   “Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves, Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves.” – WH Auden   Today our community got word that Winston-Salem has lost a great man, a man who made making our hometown a better place the […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 14 comments · Community, Downtown
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The Dash Announces New Hires & Promotions

By Staff With the weather so frigid and brutal we at CCD thought it might be fun to think about warmer subjects… like our local baseball franchise. Some of our friends & neighbors that work for the Dash or at the Ballpark have gotten good professional news. The Dash have […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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3rd Shift – The Camel City 100 – A Community Challenge for 2015

By Chad Nance “These are the “Hometown Blues” with apologies to, uh, Thomas Wolfe and Doc Watson, 1… 2 a-1, 2…” – Steve Earle   There is an old maxim in non-profit work that goes a little something like this: “10% of the people do 90% of the work in […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 3 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown
ESPN’s Stuart Scott Passes Away at Age 49

ESPN’s Stuart Scott Passes Away at Age 49

By Staff   On Sunday morning ESPN took to twitter to announce the passing of on-air personality Stuart Scott. He remained “Cool as the other side of the pillow” until his death. Mr. Scott attended Mt. Tabor and RJ Reynolds High Schools before going to UNC Chapel Hill for college. […]

by · January 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Downtown