A look at the Community Arts Gift Shop inside the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. | Twin City Talk

the creative economy alive,” she says. “Shopping for creations by our community’s artisans is a splendid medium for doing so.”

Shoppers can browse online at shopcommunityarts.org or shop in-person. Curbside pick-up is also available.

The gift shop, located in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, was created by the Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County last year. At any given time, the shop may feature as many as 35 artisans specializing in mediums that include textiles, stained glass, mixed media, and sculpture. Artists don’t have to show in the Milton Rhodes Center’s Arboreal Gallery in order to sell in the gift shop, although there may occasionally be an overlap.

The shop is special and unique in the diversity of the artists and the products featured, Stokes says.

“We provide an array of artisan goods from artists of various backgrounds in different stages of their career,” she says. “More

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Two women file sexual abuse complaints against Nikola founder Trevor Milton

  • Milton’s cousin Aubrey Ferrin Smith filed a formal complaint Saturday with the local police in Holladay, Utah, saying he groped her bare breasts when she was 15 in 1999. 
  • Her police report follows accusations she’s lobbed at Milton over social media.
  • A second woman has come forward accusing Milton of sexual abuse when she was 15 and working as an assistant in a security company he was running in 2004, according to her attorney.



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Two women have come forward with formal sexual assault allegations against Nikola founder Trevor Milton, accusing the 38-year-old billionaire in complaints filed with Utah authorities of sexual abuse when both women were 15 years old.

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The accusations, stretching back more than 15 years ago, follow Milton’s resignation as executive chairman of Nikola on Sept. 21 after short seller Hindenburg Research released a damning report detailing

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Nikola founder Trevor Milton accused of sexual abuse by two women

Two women have come forward with formal sexual assault allegations against Nikola founder Trevor Milton, accusing the 38-year-old billionaire in complaints filed with Utah authorities of sexual abuse when both women were 15 years old.

The accusations, stretching back more than 15 years ago, follow Milton’s resignation as executive chairman of Nikola on Sept. 21 after short seller Hindenburg Research released a damning report detailing fraud allegations. The report has reportedly sparked inquiries into Milton and Nikola by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice.

Through a spokesman, Milton “strongly denied” what he said were false allegations and declined to address the specific details of the women’s complaints. 

Since the Hindenburg report dropped a little over two weeks ago, the shareholder lawsuits and personal attacks on social media have started to pour in.

The turnabout for Milton has been swift. The company went public June 4 and Milton

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Party involving 50 to 100 teens puts hybrid learning model at Milton High School at risk, school officials say

A party in Milton that saw between 50 to 100 teenagers attend has put the town’s hybrid learning strategy at risk, school officials said in a letter to the community on Sunday.

The letter, signed by Superintendent James Jette and Milton High School Principal Karen Cahill, said the school could not confirm if any students attended the Friday party but the fact it took place in Milton “is still concerning.”

“We as a district do not condone this type of behavior, and it goes against everything we have been asking the community to do to help ensure that our schools stay open in a hybrid model during this global pandemic,” the letter said.

The letter reminded parents and guardians of a different note the school sent to families on Sept. 14 reminding them of safe practices to ensure a hybrid learning model could take place.

The school district is

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