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Tag Archives: Winston-Salem Journal

Dr. Maya Angelou, RIP

The Winston-Salem Journal is reporting that beloved poet, actress, and activist Dr. Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. WXII 12 News has confirmed. Dr. Angelou lived in Winston-Salem and was the Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University. She read her poem “On the Pulse of Morning” at President Bill […]

“Get Ourselves Back to the Garden”

NCWN member Sheri Castle and her new book The New Southern Garden Cookbook is the focus of a nice article in today’s Winston-Salem Journal.  Now y’all excuse me while I go get something to eat.

What a Way to Start a Sunday

The above-the-fold, front page headline staring at me from this morning’s Winston-Salem Journal reads: NONPROFITS’ FUNDING IN JEOPARDY As I said here earlier, all of us in North Carolina have a burden to bear.  It’s easy, though, to place an undue share of that burden on nonprofits, especially nonprofits involved in the arts. You must […]

NC Census Figures Released

The results of the 2010 United States Census have been released, showing that Wake and Mecklenburg counties experienced – by leaps and bounds – the largest and fastest population growth in the state.  Just in case you couldn’t tell by driving there. The Raleigh News & Observer has an interactive map showing census figures for […]