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During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Legal Aid Helped Light the Pathway to Peace

By Staff   While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

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 student […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Estate Planning for Equality to Be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday Oct 25

By Staff   The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. NCBA Young Lawyers Division […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health
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City of Winston-Salem Prepared for Ebola- Medical Aid Pledged to Liberia – Ebola NOT a Danger Here

By Staff   At a press conference on Wednesday, the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County agencies told the community that they are prepared to respond should a local resident exhibit symptoms of Ebola, and Wake Forest Baptist Health and Forsyth Medical Center are donating medical supplies to fight the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Ending Domestic Violence- Our Community’s Efforts Praised by Naomi Judd

By Carissa Joines     October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and last week Camel City was honored to have legendary country singer and advocate for victims of domestic violence Naomi Judd, speak at “Home Free”, Forsyth County’s third annual benefit luncheon to end domestic violence. Judd was herself […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits, Uncategorized
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Family of John “Pazuzu” Lawson’s Victim Speaks Out – Personal Essay

By Stacey Carter   Sometimes life spins some pretty crazy tales. I never expected to be caught up in the story of a demonic worshipper of Satan, who murdered my son’s father and buried him in his backyard, where the body went undiscovered for over 5 years though the police […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Health
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Guest Column- For the Love of a Step Father

By Rebecca Reel I learned something very interesting on my 37th birthday. That was the day I realized the best decision my mother ever made was to marry my step-father, Fred Gragg. This was also the day of his funeral. They got married a few weeks before I turned 16 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 4 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
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Autism Society of North Carolina Debuts Bullying Toolkit

By Staff The Autism Society of North Carolina is presenting a new toolkit for parents, teachers, and others to use to combat bullying in schools. The new bullying toolkit is an easy-to-use, accessible guide to teach parents and professionals about the signs of bullying, ways to prevent bullying, and how to […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Marriage Equality Comes to Winston-Salem… One More Rainbow for the Road

By Chad Nance “Every hard rocking wreck on the highway Every heartbroken rule of the road Every true thing we wrote on the wind is still singing Love is the last thing to go..” – Kris Kristofferson “Let me ride through the wide open country that I love, Don’t fence […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 4 comments · Community, Downtown, Health
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Forsyth County Ebola Response & Prevention Being Worked on Since July

By Staff On Monday morning officials from the Forsyth County Department of Public Health, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Forsyth County Emergency Medical Services held a press conference to explain measures that have been taken to identify, treat, and properly quarantine anyone in Forsyth […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health