CCD Editorial Cartoon – Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs

By Andrew David Cox           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 State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 5 comments · Community, Environment

Yadkin Riverkeeper Petitions EPA for a Superfund Assessment of Alcoa Badin Works

By Staff   According to a press release the Yadkin Riverkeeper has asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency to conduct an investigation into the shuttered Badin Works aluminum smelter in Badin, NC, in order to determine whether the smelter should be declared a Superfund site. From 1916 to 2007, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Amendment One is Done – SCOTUS Not to Hear Appeals – Lower Court Rulings Stand

By Chad Nance   Human rights advocates had much to cheer about Monday as the Supreme Court of the United States refused to hear appeals in several cases where states were defending bans on gay marriage. This affirms the lower court rulings that have roundly ruled such legislation (like North Carolina’s […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Environment
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Landfill Accepting Boxwood Yard Waste To Fight Spread Of Boxwood Blight

By Staff   To help contain the spread of a boxwood blight that has arrived in the Winston-Salem area, the Hanes Mill Road Landfill has received state permission to accept boxwood cuttings. No other yard waste will be accepted at the landfill, in keeping with state regulations. Boxwood cuttings will […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Government Services
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Enter To Win the CCD-Clean Water Weekend Ticket Giveaway

CCD is teaming up with the Yadkin Riverkeeper to give away tickets to the Clean Water Weekend Wild and Scenic Film Festival, which is being held in Camel City September 26-28, 2014. CCD is giving away 2 sets of 2 tickets to each of the scheduled screenings (days and times […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
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Pigs & Pippins! Old Salem Harvest Day Scheduled for October 18

Visit Old Salem Museums & Gardens for a fall Harvest Day on Saturday, October 18 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. As part of the festivities, Old Salem will celebrate two classic German food favorites: pork and apples. Enjoy crisp fall weather and tour the historic town of Salem. Participate […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment

Forsyth Co Health Officials Confirm New Case of Legionnaire’s Disease in Winston-Salem Nursing Home

By Staff In a press release sent out Friday evening, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health has identified a single new case of Legionella Pneumonia (Legionnaire’s disease) at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation. This is the first case identified in over two months and was found through ongoing close […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Health
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CCD Weekend Guide – September 5-7

Compiled by Carissa Joines Looking for something fun to do now that summer is “officially” over? Our weekend here in Camel City is bursting with activity! From the First Friday Gallery Hop to a Saturday filled with all things literary, a cultural festival, and the spectacular Hoots Flea, there are […]

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Stand Up Paddle-Boarding on Salem Lake – Hal Boyle & The Permanent Vacation

By Chad Nance   “Yeah, but now I’m gettin’ old, don’t wear underwear, I don’t go to church, and I don’t cut my hair” – Jimmy Buffet Early in the summer of 2014 I had the pleasure of meeting Winston-Salem’s Hal Boyle. He is a quiet man in his fifties […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 2 comments · Community, Environment, Health, Sports
NCDHHS Offers Warnings and Tips for This Extreme Heat

NCDHHS Offers Warnings and Tips for This Extreme Heat

By Staff   North Carolina health officials are urging simple steps to prevent a trip to the emergency room during the high temperatures across North Carolina this week. In 2014 thus far there have been 95 heat-related emergency department visits. Common messages in triage notes were “working outside,” “overheated at […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Environment, Health