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High Point Central girls a favorite to win State 4-A title

May 19, 2017

The North Carolina High School Association (NCHSAA) 4A Midwest Track & Field Regional was hosted at Greensboro’s Southeast Guilford High School last Saturday (May 13) afternoon. Twenty-six schools competed in 18 events trying to earn qualifying spots for this weekend’s state championships. On the strength of Saturday’s performances, the Lady Bison of High Point Central […]

Be cautious with pain medications

The weather is getting warm and a lot of people will restart activities not seen since the fall. That lawn beckons, household repairs seem to pop up and those who require the warmth to exercise will all start up again. I will start to see those weekend warriors hit our office doors. They use and […]

As Rev. Barber steps down, N.C. NAACP prepares for next leader

RALEIGH – According to sources at the N.C. NAACP, the successor to Pres. Rev. William Barber, who has announced that he is stepping down next month after twelve years, will come from the four vice presidents currently under his wing – First Vice President Carolyn Q. Coleman; Second Vice Pres. Carolyn McDougal; Third Vice President […]

“Hidden Figures” author encourages grads at UNCG Commencement

“Hidden Figures” author Margot Lee Shetterly challenged students to change the world they live in by mentoring others and fighting against injustice and inequality. The best-selling author was the commencement speaker at the University of North Carolina -Greensboro graduation on Friday, May 12. The Class of 2017 turned their tassels as thousands of friends, family […]

Bennett College Commencement

May 12, 2017

“Where you start off in life doesn’t have to determine where you are going or will end up in life. You, young women have a lot to be proud of because you are graduates of Bennett College,” said U.S. Rep. Alma S. Adams as she delivered the keynote address at Bennett College’s Spring 2017 Commencement […]

Saturday dominance wins MEAC title for Aggie women

May 11, 2017

The North Carolina A&T women’s track and field team had to get out of a 38-point hole in order to win the 2017 MEAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship. Yet, N.C. A&T’s director of track and field programs Duane Ross, slept well. “My staff and I, we do our research,” said Ross. “We put a […]

Health department celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day, Health and Human Service staff planted a Red Delicious apple tree on April 28 at the Maple Street DHHS building in Greensboro. A presentation of Zinnia flower seeds was also made to Sallie Cobb of Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro. Hospice is a nonprofit organization that supports people in […]

N.C. NAACP PRES. Barber leaves in June to join National Poor People’s Campaign

Though he insists that he’s “really not leaving,” Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the State Conference of the North Carolina NAACP, says he will be “transitioning” from the state presidency next month to join a national “poor people’s” campaign to address issues of poverty and social inequality. “I’m not going to run […]

Eagles race to best finish at Penn Relays

May 5, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – The North Carolina Central University men’s 4×100-meter relay squad placed second in the college finals of the prestigious Penn Relays on Saturday at Franklin Field, posting a season-best time of 40.26 seconds, while achieving their best event finish and time at the Penn Relays since 2008. NCCU’s foursome of Jonathan Williams (Wake Forest, […]

Take care to avoid food poisoning

The warmer months of the year have arrived and it is this time of year that I typically see more cases of foodborne illnesses or food poising. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) states that anybody can get food poising but most people do not think about it until they or someone they […]

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