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3rd Shift… Big Government Wants a Womb with a View… Shakedown Street- Maybe This Town Ain’t got No Heart….

By Chad Nance “You tell me this town ain’t got no heart. Well, well, well, you can never tell. The sunny side of the street is dark. Well, well, well, you can never tell. Maybe that’s cause it’s midnight, in the dark of the moon besides.” – Robert Hunter It’s […]

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Pregnant in the Piedmont Event Equips Expectant Parents

By Staff   Pregnant in the Piedmont, an expo centered around all things pregnancy, birth, and baby, will be held Saturday, April 25th from 10am – 2pm. The event is the creation of Phyllis D’Agostino and Becky Hale of Piedmont Doulas, and Lauren Rathbone of Births and Beginnings. The three […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Harris Teeter Declines to Ban Open Carry

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Harris Teeter Declines to Ban Open Carry

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 · April 23, 2015 · 4 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
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Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market Returns to Old Salem Saturday, April 18

By Staff Old Salem Museum & Gardens is pleased to announce that the Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market, a program of American Communities Trust, will return to the historic district on Saturday, April 18. The market will take place every Saturday through November 21 from 9 a.m. until noon. In […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health

Observations from Below – IT

By Bryan Dooley Sometimes, as an advocate, I run across a situation that is so shocking that I don’t know how to respond, so in that case, I laugh and then I write a column. This is one such column. Recently, I experienced a first and it wasn’t a positive […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 5 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
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Wednesday Wellness- Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on How to Spring Back into Health the Smart Way

By WFBMC   Anxious to begin running outside, hitting the golf course and beautifying your yard again? Not so fast. According to Christopher Miles, M.D., assistant professor of family and community medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and one of the team physicians for Wake Forest University athletes, if […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Severe Winter Weather has Affected Red Cross Blood & Platelet Donations

By Staff Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves. March storms forced the cancellation of more than 200 […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
ADT Security Locks Out Camel City Workers

ADT Security Locks Out Camel City Workers

By Chad Nance   “I keep my nose on the grindstone, I work hard every day Might get a little tired on the weekend, after I draw my pay But I’ll go back workin, come Monday morning I’m right back with the crew I’ll drink a little beer that evening, […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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The Day I was Trolled and Parent Shamed

By Kristen Margo Daukas   Last month when CCD published and promoted one of my articles Editor Chad Nance prefaced it with this comment: Heard a local Mom complaining that Kristen Margo Daukas writes about kids as if she hates being a parent… no.. that’s just stupid. Kristen writes like a parent who […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 2 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
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Observations from Below – A Mother’s Love – Mama Bear Roars

By Bryan Dooley “Rare is the son or daughter who can outrun the tenacious love of their mother.” ~ Julie Patrick Barnhill My mother has always been there for me. She jokes that she knows more about Cerebral Palsy, than I do, because she researched it for months before I […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests, Health