Hello, Goodbye – CCD’s Next Step

Four years ago we launched Camel City Dispatch with big dreams to bring Winston-Salem closer together as a community. Our idea was simple – share the stories of our citizens from one end of the city to the other. That sometimes meant celebrating people and accomplishments, and other times meant […]

by · August 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Krispy Kreme’s 79th Birthday Fan Fest Set for July 13th at BB&T Ballpark

By Staff BB&T Ballpark will host Krispy Kreme’s 79th Birthday Fan Fest during the Winston-Salem Dash’s game on Wednesday, July 13, at 7pm As a thank you to the community, Krispy Kreme is offering free tickets to the game at three local locations while supplies last. This limited time offer […]

by · June 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Guides & Events
princess bride

a/perture Cinema and Coffee Park to Host “Sunset Flicks” This Summer

By Staff a/perture cinema on Winston-Salem’s Fourth Street and Coffee Park ARTS in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem, will host “Sunset Flicks” on three Wednesday evenings this summer at Winston-Square Park. Sunset Flicks will feature outdoor movies, and Forsyth County based food trucks such as […]

by · June 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Non-profits
the dash

BB&T Ballpark Named Best Stadium in High A-Baseball

By Staff BB&T Ballpark, the home of the Winston-Salem Dash, has been named the “Best of the Ballparks” at the Class A-Advanced level through a fan vote on Ballpark Digest. BB&T Ballpark bested LewisGale Field (Salem Red Sox) in the final round by snagging 61.8% of the fan vote. In […]

by · June 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Sports
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What’s Happening in Camel City June 3-5

Compiled by Carissa Joines, cover photo by Owen Daniels Photography Summer weather is upon us, and that means lots of outdoor festivals, concerts and events. This weekend you can hit Gallery Hop, take the kids to see a movie outdoors in Clemmons, visit an Arts Festival in Lewisville, or catch […]

by · June 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Guides & Events
winston-salem cycling classic

Professional Cycling Teams from 10 Countries Showcase Top Talent at Fourth Annual Winston-Salem Cycling Classic – Road Closures Will Affect Several Areas

Memorial Day Weekend Bicycle Races Cap Weeklong National Championships Events; Events Free for Spectators; Schedule and Road Closures on Page 2 By staff Organizers of the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic have confirmed 34 top professional cycling teams representing 10 countries have accepted invitations to race May 29-30, 2016. Seven criterium races […]


Mike Rothman, Skippy’s Owner, Expresses Thanks for “Mike’s Week” Fundraiser

By Carroll Leggett Mike Rothman, owner of Skippy’s on Fourth Street in downtown Winston-Salem, whose illness prompted a Herculean fundraising effort by the Winston-Salem restaurant community and countless volunteers, has sent a heart-felt letter of appreciation to all who participated in “Mike’s Week.” A legion of local people pitched in, […]

by · May 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Video- For Mike… One Week at Skippy’s

Video- For Mike… One Week at Skippy’s

A mini-doc produced, directed, shot and edited by Timothy Beeman II  of the awesome #Mike‘s Week brought to fruition by the amazing restaurateurs, volunteers and lovers of downtown Winston-Salem. All said, around $111,000 was raised to help Mike Rothman, following his battle with cancer. There is a separate GoFundMe page that is […]

by · May 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
Video- Winston-Salem in 1942 Produced by Mayor Richard Joshua Reynolds Jr.

Video- Winston-Salem in 1942 Produced by Mayor Richard Joshua Reynolds Jr.

This video was provided by Noah Reynolds, the grandson of Richard “Dick” J. Reynolds Jr. and  Elizabeth “Blitz” Reynolds.  It is a magnificent look at Winston-Salem in 1942.  A special treat awaits those who watch the full video- Silent footage of Dick Reynolds and his brother Zachary Smith Reynolds flying […]

by · May 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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3rd Shift- Trump Gets the Nod or How I Quit Worrying About the 2016 Election

By Chad Nance “This country has gotten where it is in spite of politics, not by the aid of it. That we have carried as much political bunk as we have and still survived shows we are a super nation.” – Will Rogers “Democracy is the theory that the common […]

by · May 4, 2016 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown