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New blood pressure recommendations

November 17, 2017

Hot off the press, the new recommendations on blood pressure have been released. As a hypertension specialist and after attending several conferences on this topic, I have a good idea of what those recommendations will be. I have been using them in my practice. The bottom line is that the new recommendations have found we […]


Champions of multiculturalism receive NCCJ Citation Awards

The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. (NCCJ) held its 51st Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Awards Dinner on November 9 at the Koury Convention Center. The annual awards dinner is a multicultural sharing of community, businesses and faith-based organizations all coming together for one common cause of creating a compassionate community […]


Adams, Butterfield oppose GOP tax reform plan

As the U.S. Senate begins debate, and the full House votes this week on the new GOP tax reform package Pres. Trump and Congressional leaders have been pushing, with mixed results thus far, both of North Carolina’s African American Congress members have made it clear to count them in the opposition. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams […]


Southeast Guilford’s Oviosun signs with LSU

Southeast Guilford High School senior track All-American, Kiya Oviosun, held a press conference last Thursday afternoon to announce where she would continue her track career. Oviosun had narrowed had choices to Florida, Houston and Louisiana State University (LSU). Oviosun selected Louisiana State University. “I could see myself at LSU for 4-years and it was a […]


Like Grandma said, hand washing and breakfast are important

November 10, 2017

There was a time when I quite regularly would quote from the simple truths our parents taught us and show how right they were. This was especially so from our mothers and grandmothers. I have often acknowledged how wise many of them were and are. Recently, a study was done on handwashing in kids. Researchers […]


Page Pirates Crush Ragsdale Tigers, 51-7

The Ragsdale Tigers celebrated Senior Night at Kenneth T. Miller Stadium last Friday night (Nov. 3). The Tigers had 35 seniors playing their last home game. Unfortunately, Page spoiled their celebration with a 51-7 blowout in the last regular season Metro 4-A Conference game. The Pirates improved to 10-1, 5-0 conf. They led 28-0 at […]


Bennett College Honors Former President

Bennett College celebrated its Founders’ Day on November 5 with the renaming of a campus dorm and reception. The college renamed its largest and newest campus residence hall after former college president, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, who also served as the Founders’ Day keynote speaker. Cole, is the former director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National […]


Council election welcomes two new representatives

Political newcomers Tammi Thurm and Michelle Kennedy both unseated incumbents in Tuesday’s Greensboro municipal elections. Voter turnout was at 14.77 percent with 44,202 total ballots cast. One of the bigger surprises of the night was Thurm ousting incumbent Tony Wilkins for the District 5 seat. Thurm received 54.96 percent of the votes to Wilkins’ 44.87 […]


Peacemaker endorsements for municipal elections

November 3, 2017

It’s municipal election time. If one has not participated in the early voting process, you have until Sunday, November 4 to do so. Municipal general elections will take place Tuesday, November 7. Greensboro residents will be electing a mayor and representatives for the city council. This year’s slate of candidates is comprised of talented individuals […]


Falcons roll over Bulldogs, 42-14

The Falcons of Southeast Guilford celebrated Senior Night with a 42-14 Metro 4-A Conference victory over the Bulldogs of Burlington-Williams. Thirty-five seniors played their last home football game. The Bulldogs took the opening kickoff and marched 70-yards only to be stopped at the Falcons’ 11 yard line. Their field goal attempt failed. Southeast scored the […]


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