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3rd Shift… Don’t Feed the Trolls WSPD… Zero Charisma Points & Harassing the Police

By Chad Nance   As many of you have heard by now, the Winston-Salem Police Department got trolled like a female gaming journalist who publicly voices the opinion that she’d like to see more female characters in video games. Some guy from Walkertown named Rick Goins had been spending some […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
CCD Editorial Cartoon – The Obama Administration Meets Sunshine Week

CCD Editorial Cartoon – The Obama Administration Meets Sunshine Week

By Andrew David Cox   Editor’s note: Yes, it’s Sunshine Week again.  It is a time where journalists and concerned citizens focus their attention on government transparency… or, as it more the case, the lack of it.  How did the Obama Administration greet Sunshine Week?  Following the policies of the George W. […]

Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Creek Week & The Importance Your Drinking Water

Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Creek Week & The Importance Your Drinking Water

Tim & Chad take time out to speak with Roseann L’Esperance from the City of Winston-Salem about the upcoming Creek Week events.  They discuss all of the things that are going to in our drinking water, including over 14 million pounds of dog poop a year.  Not just delivering bad news, […]

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3rd Shift… Treason is the New Black

By Chad Nance “I was confided to your loyalty and accepted by your treason; you offer my death to those to whom you had promised my life. Do you know who it is you are destroying here? It is yourself.” ― Victor Hugo   Imagine, if you will… It’s 1985 […]

US Postal Service Previews Maya Angelou Stamp

US Postal Service Previews Maya Angelou Stamp

By Staff   The U.S. Postal Service previewed the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp image today and have announced that the First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony will take place Tue., April 7, at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC. As an author, poet, actress, and champion of civil rights, Angelou (1928–2014) was one […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Rep. Conrad Claims School Gun Bill Dead – Internal Politics at Salem Baptist Meet State Partisan Politics in Raleigh

By Chad Nance With additional research by Carissa Joines   As CCD reported on Tuesday, Salem Baptist Christian School’s Secondary Principal and former appointed County Commissioner Mark Baker had taken it upon himself to ask Rep. Debra Conrad to introduce HB139, a bill which would allow staff of certain private […]

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UPDATED: Salem Baptist Christian School Requested Guns in School Bill

By Chad Nance   On March 3rd 2015, North Carolina State Representatives Donnie Lambeth (NC75) and Debra Conrad (NC74) put forward House Bill 139 which would make it legal for private school staff to carry firearms on campus. Rep. Lambeth is a former W-S/Forsyth County School Board member. CCD has […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 10 comments · Community, Government Services
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RJR High School Grad Navy Petty Officer Curvy Buford Serves Aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joshua Treadwell, Navy Office of Community Outreach   A 2007 R. J. Reynolds High School graduate and Winston-Salem, native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Petty Officer 2nd Class Curvy Buford is a […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
Sanitation Collections Postponed by Winter Storm

Sanitation Collections Postponed by Winter Storm

By Staff According to the City of Winston-Salem collections for garbage, recycling and yard waste for Tuesday were canceled because of the snow. Tuesday collections are scheduled to be made up on Wednesday. Residents with Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections should roll out their carts on their regular collection day. […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Affordable Healthcare Act Deadline Extended in North Carolina

By Staff   On Friday, February 20th Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who were not able to obtain health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014.  This special enrollment […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services, Health