March 12, 2014 11:10
When Julian Robson wakes up in the morning, he drinks his coffee. He gets dressed, and he prepares for his work day. He works in downtown Winston-Salem, and he even has a “corner office.” Like anyone else, Robson admits that some work days are easier than others....
March 5, 2014 10:19
Now that we are living in these digital times where one can shop online, where does that leave the neighborhood record store? Have the music lovers disappeared one decade at a time? Or are they still around but have a different reason to purchase records?....
Feb. 19, 2014 10:05
Opposition to Republican legislation out of Raleigh floods the airwaves these days. Whether it’s thousands gathered on Jones Street under the umbrellas of the NAACP or a bevy of teachers at a local school board meeting protesting cuts to their tenure status, it seems like a wave of protest might overwhelm the rightward drift of our state’s politics....
Feb. 12, 2014 09:31
It’s not all honey and roses on the road to true love, pilgrims. We set our expectations impossibly high trying to make the impeccable gesture and share the perfect experience on Valentine’s Day with our significant others or romantic prospects....
Jan. 29, 2014 12:24
Even to those that don’t know him well, he is easily recognizable by his white hair combed back above his soft features; his deep, soothing voice and casual Southern accent; or his signature clerical collar, purple shirt and sloping gold chain around his neck....
Jan. 22, 2014 10:44
more than two decades, a politically-connected judge has held two vacant lots on a busy stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem that were supposed to be developed within two years of him purchasing them from the city under an urban renewal program....
Jan. 15, 2014 10:16
Jack Taylor’s baritone voice fills the church without a microphone. He invokes the god Herne, a horned hunter. Similar to a Christian invocation, they call on Herne to be present in the room throughout the ritual. Some audience members conclude the invocation by whispering the words, “And so it is....
Jan. 8, 2014 10:15
Half a dozen people sit in complete silence in a rented four-room office with light, pinkish brown walls. It’s a little eerie how quiet it is despite being midday and only a few yards from Wendover Avenue in Greensboro, but everyone is at their own table, diligently typing behind a laptop, and no sound emanates from their headphones....
Dec. 31, 2013 01:31
Looking back over the films of 2013, the year actually turned out to be one of the better in recent memory. Admittedly, and predictably, a significant number of the year’s best films were released late in the year — all the better to keep them fresh in the minds of Academy voters....

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