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2010-04-05 09:50:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes today announced that it will offer consumers the opportunity to help plant trees in areas in need through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying purchase of three Hanes products with mail-in redemption and proof of purchase from April 1 through May 15, Hanes will send the purchaser a free Hanes Earth Day T-shirt and will donate a dollar to The Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying redemption of Hanes...

2010-03-25 09:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanes today announced a new national environmental advertising campaign, titled "For Future Generations." The ad, which will begin airing during the week of April 5, takes a lighthearted approach to the brand's environmental responsibility efforts, including eco-friendly products. Hanes is also proud to debut a new consumer Web site (www.hanesgreen.com) where visitors can learn more about the brand's environmental responsibility...

2010-01-29 08:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meet Kenny Twist and the DNA girl. They are the stars of a new animated film, "Cell Side Story," developed by students at Atkins Academic and Technology High School in cooperation with Wake Forest University and other community partners. "Cell Side Story" is a love story featuring male and female animated characters that dramatize what happens within cells. Kenny Twist represents kinesin, a motor protein found within cells. The DNA...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes®, America's No. 1 apparel brand, today announced that it will donate up to 100,000 pair of socks to the less fortunate this holiday season - one pair of comfortable real socks for every virtual pair of socks that social networkers send to friends. Starting today, Hanes Facebook page visitors (www.facebook.com/hanes) may select a predesigned pair of Hanes socks that can be virtually sent to a friend. For each virtual...

2009-09-25 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanjay Gupta, one of America's most renowned medical experts, and Dr. Cornel West a provocative public intellectual, are just two of the internationally known speakers participating in Faces of a Healthy Future: National Conference to End Health Disparities II, November 3-6, 2009, at the Twin City Quarter, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Gupta is a practicing neurosurgeon and senior medical correspondent for health and medicine at CNN,...

2009-08-17 07:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Get in gear and maximize your game day experience this season by carrying the football doughnut from Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation into the end zone of your next celebration. Available beginning Monday, August 17, these football-shaped treats are perfect for sharing with family and friends, and can help put major points on the board with fans of any team--whether it's playing offense to hunger or defending the need for themed...

2009-07-09 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- MerleFest 2009, a popular music festival, is growing and was featured in coverage by N.C. journalist Tim Bullard in the July issue of RELIX (http://www.relix.com) magazine, circulation 100,000. The article included an interview with Peter Rowan, plus a photograph of California native Odessa Jorgensen of Bearfoot. Bullard, 53, is a native of Laurinburg, N.C. lives in Winston-Salem and has a weekly tech column in the North Myrtle Beach Times and...

2009-06-17 15:57:29

A North Carolina man whose fear of snakes may rival that of Indiana Jones said he was awakened by his greatest terror: a 4-foot reptile in his bathroom. Doug Bodiak of Winston-Salem said he flipped on the light after hearing a loud thump Tuesday morning and saw a roll of toilet paper on the floor, WXII-TV, Winston-Salem, reported Wednesday. Bodiak said he investigated further and what he saw next made his heart stop: a 4-foot long snake slithering on his toilet. The Carolina Woods Apartments...

2009-06-12 07:48:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 400 employees of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its operating companies will be in Raleigh to rally in opposition to Governor Perdue's proposed $1 per pack increase in the state's excise tax on cigarettes. Planning to join the employees will be the mayors of Winston-Salem, Tobaccoville and King as well representatives from the North Carolina legislature. Tobacco growers, suppliers and friends of the industry have also been...

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2009-05-18 18:55:00

A North Carolina cafe owner said he tackled a robber who claimed to be armed and discovered the man only had a banana -- then the robber ate the evidence. Bobby Ray Mabe, owner of the 109 Biz Center computer cafe in Winston-Salem, said he had just paid out $2,000 to a sweepstakes winner Thursday when a man holding something under his shirt asked for a Mountain Dew and demanded the small amount of cash he had left in the business, the Winston-Salem Journal reported Monday. It just flew all...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.