88.5 WFDD Receives National Awards for Excellence in Radio Broadcasting

By Staff   Our hometown Public Radio station, 88.5 WFDD has won three national awards for excellence in radio broadcasting. The station received two awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI), an organization committed to the highest standards of journalistic ethics and excellence, which recognizes the best of local […]

by · July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
christmas in july

Christmas in July- Senior Services Seeks Wish List Items for Needy Seniors

By Staff Senior Services is holding its annual Christmas in July drive to collect much-needed food and supplies for seniors in need. Individuals, church, teams, and civic groups are invited to donate items on the Christmas in July wish list now through July 31. The list includes canned goods and […]

by · July 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
courthouse security announces courtroom is full

Court Room Packed for Voter Suppression Hearing – Hundreds Turned Away

By Staff On Monday morning hundreds of people cued up to get into the Winston-Salem courtroom of U.S. District Judge Thomas D. Schroeder. With only 100 seats available, those who had come out early had to be turned away for Monday‘s hearing. Interest is high for this case and the […]

by · July 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Neighborhoods, Non-profits
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Moravian Southern Province Lags Behind Northern Province

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Moravian Southern Province Lags Behind Northern Province

By Andrew David Cox Andrew has been a member of Olivet Moravian church, where he was confirmed, for over ten years. He also occasionally visits services at Come and Worship.   You can read more about this issue HERE.   Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and […]

by · July 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
blood drive

Add Blood Donation to Independence Day Week To-Do List

By Staff   The American Red Cross is asking blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday. In Winston-Salem donors can go donate at Lowes Hardware on Hanes Mall Blvd from 12:00pm to 4:30pm […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits
burphees for brody

Three Charitable Opportunities This Week in Camel City

By Staff   Camel City Cross Fit – Burpees for Brody   Camel City Cross Fit will be working out to help raise money for the Brody Read Foundation, an organization that provides teddy bears to children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Registration for the event will go through […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Guides & Events, Non-profits
habitat for humanity in nicaragua

Habitat to Hold Meeting About Nicaragua Build

By Staff Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County will hold an informational meeting for volunteers interested in going on a building trip to Nicaragua later this year. The meeting will be held Monday, June 30, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Knollwood Baptist Church. The 2014 Global Village trip will […]

by · June 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Dr. McNeil Cronin with his daughter Quinn

LuMind Foundation’s Inaugural Race for Research Makes Pit Stop in Camel City

The race is on! The June 16-18 road rally features NASCAR legends and stops along important sites in racing history as it raises funds to accelerate Down syndrome cognition research.   By Staff The LuMind Foundation kicked off its inaugural Race for Research on Monday, June 16, and made one […]

by · June 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Non-profits
city with dwellings

City With Dwellings – Update on Local Efforts to Address Homelessness

By Staff Winston-Salem’s overflow shelters for the unhoused in our community have provided an opportunity for people from churches of different denominations and various community members of all political, economic, and social positions to offer shelter to some of our most vulnerable citizens during the winter months. Four shelters were opened downtown […]

by · June 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
a brighter path 10K

A Brighter Path 10K Race to Benefit Industries for the Blind

By Natalie Sheppard A Brighter Path 10K is a race that is put on by A Brighter Path Foundation, which is the supporting foundation of Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind. The race is on Saturday, June 14, at 8:00 a.m. and will be starting and finishing at Wiley Middle School, […]

by · June 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits