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National Day of Dance Greensboro Gets Down!

August 2, 2019

Dozens of residents gathered at LeBauer Park on Saturday, July 27 to celebrate the city’s third annual National Dance Day. National Dance Day was launched in 2010 by Nigel Lythgoe, the co-creator of TV show, So You Think You Can Dance as a way to celebrate all the various types of dance and dancers across […]

By the Numbers: AAU Junior Olympic Games

August 1, 2019

Approximately 15,000 athletes participated in the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Greensboro, North Carolina 35,000 spectators cheered on their favorite youth athletes. 14 sports represented during the games. 46 states are represented at this week’s games in Greensboro, N.C. 17 AAU national track and field records were broken during the 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games […]

State legislators talk budget compromise in Greensboro

August 1, 2019

North Carolina Senators Gladys Robinson (D-28) and Michael Garrett (D-27) spoke to area residents during a Thursday, July 25 press conference at Brooks Global Studies School in Greensboro about the state budget. The two senators addressed a budget compromise that includes a $3.5 billion school and infrastructure bond, larger raises for educators than those in […]

Harris becomes AMA’s First Black Female President

July 26, 2019

In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). She is the first African American woman to hold the position. During her inauguration ceremony in Chicago, Dr. Harris said she plans to implement effective strategies to improve healthcare education and training, combat […]

Team Hines wins ‘The Basketball Tournament’ regional

July 26, 2019

Despite trailing for large chunks of the Greensboro Regional Final, Team Hines beat Team CP3 coached by former NBA player and Winston Salem native Paul, 73-68, on Sunday at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse. Mike James, former player with the New Orleans Pelicans poured 23 points in the final including the winning fadeaway. Sniper Isaiah Miles […]

Charlotte braces itself after Greenville Trump rally

July 26, 2019

CHARLOTTE – In the aftermath of Monday night’s Charlotte City Council vote to condemn “all hate speech, bigotry, racism, and discrimination” by U.S. President Trump, the Queen City is now emotionally bracing itself for possible vehement protests in August 2020 when the Republican National Convention comes to town. Several Charlotte residents warned the council that […]

Medicaid expansion could bring thousands of jobs to Guilford County

July 26, 2019

With state budget negotiations still on the table, thousands of North Carolinians are still left without healthcare coverage in the upcoming year. According to a study by researchers at the George Washington University, expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina would create 37,000 new jobs and insure approximately 365,000 more people across the state by 2022. […]

Can supplements help the brain function better?

July 19, 2019

One of the most precious gifts we received in life is our ability to think and make decisions. As Mother Nature would have it, we all have special talents and abilities. Some are a whizzes at math while others loathe the subject. Some enjoy the classics while others would rather play heavy metal. We all […]

2019 East West All-Star Game

July 19, 2019

WEST 119, EAST 80 – BOYS With former Southwest standouts Jay’den Turner’s 24 points, eight rebounds (Southwest Guilford, Queens College) and Keyshaun Langley’s seven points, eight rebounds and five assists (Southwest Guilford, UNCG) leading the way, the West ran to a 61-28 halftime lead. High Point Central alumnus Dhieu Deing (USC-Aiken) joined the party with […]

Lights for Liberty Vigil: Area residents gather to support immigrants

July 19, 2019

Hundreds of residents gathered in downtown Greensboro on July 12 for a public vigil to raise awareness about the plight of detained migrants, specifically at the southern U.S. border. The vigil in Greensboro was just one of 700 organized events around the country in response to reports of nationwide raids on immigrants. Protestors held signs […]

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