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governor mccrory

Governor McCrory Receives Sweetheart Payout from Mortgage Brokers

By Staff “There you go again…” – Ronald Reagan Accusations of impropriety and corruption are once more be made against Governor Pat McCrory. The AP is reporting that McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford(SC) accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of lying to customers […]

historical resources commission

Forsyth County in Need of a New Historical Resources Commission Member

By Staff     The Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission needs a new member. This particular seat is a categorical position, and requires that the individual selected be an Archaeologist, Landscape Architect/Designer, Planner, Surveyor, or Arborist. Appointment to the Commission will be made by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
mayor joines

Mayor Joines Hosting Fifth Annual City Hall Holiday Music Series With Camel City Students

By Staff   Mayor Allen Joines has invited choruses from local schools to participate in the fifth annual City Hall Holiday Music Series. The event will be held the week of December 8. Local school choruses will perform traditional holiday songs and contemporary a cappella pieces. All performances are free […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Government Services
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Film Grant Launch

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Film Grant Launch

By Andrew David Cox      

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
recount

Board of Elections Pass the Buck to Raleigh on Fansler Election Protest – Recount Begins

Words and Photos By Chad Nance   In a move that does not come as a surprise to watchers of the Forsyth County Board of Elections, the board was able to find an administrative loop-hole that allowed them to take no position on the substance of 2014 School Board candidate […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
katherine fansler

School Board Candidate Katherine Fansler Protests Election – Asks for Recount

By Staff When Winston-Salem/Forsyth School board candidate Katherine Fansler went to sleep on Election night 2014 she and her supporters were under the impression that the School Board had a professional educator on it… the next morning amid late and confusing returns, Forsyth County would be the last county in […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Government Services
2014 elections

Board of Elections Purge List a Bust in Forsyth County

By Chad Nance   With much fanfare and crowing, the GOP controlled North Carolina Board of Elections issued a purge list of voters that they claimed were ineligible to vote, but remained on the roles. Out of the 1425 names on the list, 73 were in Forsyth County. On Friday […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Government Services
New Grant Opportunity for Family Farms

New Grant Opportunity for Family Farms

By staff   The NC Cooperative Extension will be making grants available to family farms through the support of the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $10,000 but will allow applications up to $15,000 if strong justification is demonstrated. Eligible grant applicants […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
NC Lottery Taken Down Expertly by Comedian John Oliver

NC Lottery Taken Down Expertly by Comedian John Oliver

By Staff Comedian John Oliver took some hard shots at state lotteries in an epic take-down that included the NC Lottery. (See 11:30)  Bringing to mind the scheme that Governor McCrory and then Speaker of the NC House Thom Tillis pitched to the people of North Carolina to bridge the massive […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Government Services
wspd

College Students & Campus Police to Hold Collegiate Trust Talk

By Staff   Students and police representatives from colleges and universities in Winston-Salem will discuss topics of mutual concern during a collegiate “trust talk” being organized by the Winston-Salem Human Relations Department. The trust talk will be held from 4pm to 6pm Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Council Chamber on […]