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Tuesday, January 24, 2020

High School Hoops: Grimsley sweeps HP Central

January 24, 2020

Boys The Grimsley Whirlies defeated the High Point Central Bison boys Friday night (Jan. 17) by a score of 69-55 in a Metro 4-A Conference match up. Grimsley was led by senior Ahmil Flowers with 14 points and Jayden Watlington added 12 points. They improved to 13-12 overall, 5-3 conference. Tre Hill led Central with […]

“I Am Not My Hair”

January 24, 2020

“I felt naked, exposed, vulnerable. I felt embarrassed. I felt ashamed. I felt betrayed.” These were the words spoken by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley as she revealed to the world recently that she has an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata, which causes sudden hair loss. This young woman took the national stage in 2018 when she […]

MLK Breakfast: “The dream is yours”

January 23, 2020

The Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday began Friday evening at Temple Emanuel of Greensboro with a Shabbat service honoring the life and legacy of the slain civil rights leader. Guest speaker for the service was Rev. Dr. Darryl Aaron, pastor of the historic Providence Baptist Church of Greensboro. In his sermon, Aaron said, “Dr. King […]

Community receives call to action

January 23, 2020

“Gather the courage to fight on. We will renew the fabric of our democracy with threads of hope, threads of love and threads of equality.” That was the resounding message that echoed from the speaker Monday throughout Saint James Presbyterian Church to a crowd of roughly 250 people looking for their own message of hope, […]

Panther Girls trounce Smith Golden Eagles

January 17, 2020

In a Triad 3-A Metro Conference opener, the home team Dudley Panthers defeated cross-town rival Smith. Final score was 79-16. The Lady Panthers jumped on the Eagles early and led 22-0 cruising to a half time score of 57-13. Marissa Wooten, a junior guard paced the Panthers with 22 points. They improved to 6-6 overall […]

Start the New Year with specific and realistic goals

January 16, 2020

The holidays have come and gone, and we got through them all. For some it was a beautiful season and for others it brings up the pain of thinking about the ones lost. We are now in a new year and this may be the time to take stock and see how we can improve […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Activities

January 16, 2020

Friday, Jan. 17 Temple Emanuel Shabbat Service A 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Service will begin at Temple Emanuel of Greensboro; 1129 Jefferson Road. This service honors the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It will feature inspirational music by High Point University’s Genesis Gospel Choir and the Temple Emanuel Choir. Special guest speaker will be […]

A&T Women win MEAC opener over FAMU

January 10, 2020

The Aggies dominated Florida A&M from the tip and never let up. When it was over, they had their 25th straight MEAC regular-season win, a 71-44 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) triumph over the Rattlers. “I liked the first half. I thought we set the tone defensively,” said N.C. A&T coach Tarrrell Robinson. “We really did […]

It’s About Perspective

January 10, 2020

This is the time of year where setting goals is popular. According to, 60 percent of people set goals for the New Year; however, only eight percent successfully complete the goals. A article notes that of those who make resolutions, 80 percent will fail within the first 30 days. What causes the successful […]

Disappointment over Stein voter ID decision

January 9, 2020

Beyond Republican pressure to do so, it’s still not clear why state Attorney General Josh Stein, a Democrat, indicated last week that he will appeal a federal judge’s preliminary injunction declaring the 2018 voter ID law unconstitutional. That ruling, issued on the last day of 2019 by Judge Loretta Biggs, eliminated the voter photo ID […]

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