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Governor Cooper Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order Until April 29

March 27, 2020

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper ordered people in the state of North Carolina to stay at home for thirty days, until April 29, 2020, in another step to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 takes effect on Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. and reduces the size of […]

Five Gardens You Can Virtually Tour

March 26, 2020

March 19, marked the first day of spring, and it’s also the earliest first day of spring in 124 years. Given the current reality of quarantining, it isn’t exactly prime time to explore the gardens of the world, but House Beautiful has rounded up virtual tours of five breathtaking gardens from across the globe. Get […]

Practicing social isolation should include a schedule

March 26, 2020

One very popular term we hear over and over with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is “flattening the curve.” This public health term refers to the vital need to implement public health steps to prevent a virus from rapidly spreading from person to person. A proven way to help flatten the number of cases of a […]

Panthers give Newton permission to seek trade and tap Bridgewater

March 26, 2020

The Carolina Panthers have given quarterback Cam Newton permission to seek a trade. General manager Marty Hurney met with Newton and his representation to discuss the plan signaling the end of a nine-year run in Carolina. “One of the distinct pleasures of my career was selecting Cam with the first pick in the 2011 draft,” […]

Outrage over Burr’s pre-COVID-19 stock sell-off

March 26, 2020

It is one of those political scandals that has hit a deep nerve with everyone who is suffering from the impact the dreaded novel coronavirus has had on everyone’s lives. North Carolina’s senior Republican U.S. Senator Richard Burr – chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and best known in the Black community for blocking the […]

Guilford County Amends State of Emergency Restrictions in Place for Gatherings and Playgrounds

March 25, 2020

Guilford County Officials released an amended State of Emergency Declaration, to be effective Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 5:00 PM. The tighter restrictions will affect all residents and prohibit gatherings to no more than 10 persons. The declaration also prohibits the use of public and privately-owned playgrounds. But does exclude playgrounds at private residences. The […]

Greensboro Issues Stay-at-Home Order

March 25, 2020

In conjunction with Guilford County and the City of High Point, Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan issued a Stay-at-Home order for Greensboro residents, effective Friday, March 27 at 5 pm. The order is in effect through Thursday, April 16. “This Stay-at-Home order requires Greensboro residents to stay home in an effort to reduce exposure and flatten […]

Local small businesses feel the impact of COVID-19

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic that has taken over the world the past few months is beginning to hit home for local small businesses in the Greensboro and Triad area. A fact this isn’t lost on business leaders in the city. Business leader Gerry McCants, owner of McCants Communications, hosted a conference call with Derek Ellington, local […]

COVID-19: Students continue to learn amid virus pandemic

March 25, 2020

Following an announcement by N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper on March 23, that all N.C. public schools would remain closed thorough May 15, Guilford County Schools (GCS) prepared to deliver more than 700 laptops to students across the county. Throughout all the changes, GCS is making sure students have the ability to still learn and access […]

Cone Health Closes Specimen Collection Site

March 21, 2020

GREENSBORO – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused increased utilization of resources, including equipment that protects our patients and staff. As a result, Cone Health has made the decision to close the drive-thru collection site at 300 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. The center could reopen when additional supplies become available. “The same protective gear used at […]

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