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Tuesday , April 25th 2017

Democrats postpone Guilford Commissioner selection

April 21, 2017

A vote to fill the District 8 Guilford County Commission seat was postponed Monday night. Meeting attendees voiced concerns over needing more possible candidates from which to choose. Attendees also wanted more time to get to know the candidates interested in filling the unexpired term of former County Commissioner Ray Trapp (District 8). Trapp resigned […]


Take precautions when flying with medical conditions

It comes without a doubt that with our increasingly mobile society, traveling may occur anytime of the year but the warmer months of the calendar usually seem to see the majority of the traveling. Remember that traveling with the elderly or those with medical problems can make the journey much harder. There are times when […]


A&T sprinter ties for top spot in nation

Overshadowing the entire 2017 Aggie Invitational at North Carolina A&T’s Irwin Belk Track was senior Christopher Belcher’s wind-aided 9.99 sprint in the men’s 100m finals on Day 2 of the competition— a time that has him tied for the No. 1 spot in the nation in the men’s 100m with Kendal Williams from the University […]


Area residents walk to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis

April 14, 2017

Some days it’s hard for Tamieka Cole to get up and move around. Today wasn’t one of those days. Cole was diagnosed with a rare nerve condition seven years ago called Myasthenia Gravis that causes extreme muscle fatigue. But on Saturday, Cole joined other patients and their supporters in a walk to raise money for […]


Clergy and others demand release of juvenile arrest video

The community continues to push for police transparency in the case of Jose Charles, a Greensboro youth whose family asserts that he was violently arrested by Greensboro police. After no action was taken by the Greensboro City Council at its April 4 meeting to release the camera footage of the incident, community members formed a […]


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time to join the organization Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina to encourage people to take simple actions daily that improve the lives of children. These impactful, yet ordinary actions can be anything from organizing neighborhood activities to offering to babysit for a neighbor. When children have […]


Pintor’s first career grand slam carries Hoppers

The smallest Hopper produced the game’s biggest swing Sunday afternoon. Luis Pintor – listed at 5-feet-9 (which might be a stretch) and 170 pounds – ripped a grand slam home run to propel the Hoppers to a 6-3 win over Hickory at First National Bank Field. It was an important bounce-back win for the Hoppers, […]


Southeast Falcons Dominate Triangle Track Meet

April 7, 2017

The Falcons of Southeast Guilford High School hosted a Triangle Track Meet with the Page Pirates and the Patriots of Southern Alamance on Thursday afternoon, March 30. The Falcons dominated the meet winning 12 of 18 events posting a score of 97.50 points to Page’s 57 and Southern Alamance’s 19.50. The Lady Falcons were led […]


Local groups stand with immigrant community

“We’re sad and we’re afraid to leave the house,” said Marlena Reyes, who hugged her children as they sobbed on the steps of the FaithAction International House on Monday evening. Reyes’ husband was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on the morning of March 30, as he and other men traveled to work together. […]


Book review: Flying Lessons & Other Stories

So, have you heard the one about … ? Of course you have. You’re all over social media. You know what’s going on; sometimes it feels like you’ve heard it all, and maybe you have. Now in “Flying Lessons & Other Stories,” edited by Ellen Oh, you’ll hear it from a different side. When your […]


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