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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
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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
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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
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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 […]

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NCDOT Awards Contract for First Section of the Northern Beltway

By Chad Nance “East bound and down, loaded up and truckin’ We gonna do what they say can’t be done We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there I’m east bound, just watch ol’ Bandit run…” – Jerry Reed   Winston-Salem/Forsyth County has received […]

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McCrory Announces Forsyth County Judicial Appointment

by Staff Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Eric C. Morgan as a Superior Court Judge in Forsyth County. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Superior Court Judge Ronald Spivey. “We look forward to Eric Morgan’s expertise and the high ethical standards he will bring to the […]

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Election Day in NC

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Election Day in NC

By Andrew David Cox     You can find your polling place HERE.    

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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3rd Shift… 2014 Mid-Term Elections Race Sheet… Part Two

By Chad Nance   “Sowing in the sunshine, sowing in the shadows, Fearing neither clouds nor winter’s chilling breeze; By and by the harvest, and the labor ended, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves…” – Traditional “If I could stick my pen in my heart And spill it […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services