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Past, present North Carolina Black justices honored

September 1, 2017

Count this week as a landmark in North Carolina history. For the first time ever, all past and present African American justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court are being honored, during a special celebration at the Law and Justice Building in Raleigh, for their invaluable contributions to the state’s judicial history. The event is […]

Wildcats Maul Red Wolves

The Eastern Guilford Wildcats (2-0) romped over the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves (1-1) (Hillsborough) 50-7 in a non-conference home game Friday, August 25, in Gibsonville. Senior quarterback Dominique Graves led the Wildcats with four rushing touchdowns on 10 carries for 89-yards. Graves also completed 12 of 16 passes for 108 yards and another score. […]

Ralph C. Johnson Way Dedicated

Northeast Greensboro residents now have an easier way to get around the city. Ralph C. Johnson Way, a new bridge that connects East Cone Boulevard to Nealtown Road, was unveiled and opened to the public on August 30. City officials, dignitaries and community members celebrated the dedication of the bridge, along with Johnson’s family. The […]

Will the Fed Court Accept New Maps?

August 24, 2017

After much ado, the newly proposed legislative redistricting maps were released last weekend, with statewide public hearings held on Tuesday, House and Senate committee votes scheduled for today and /or Friday, and possibly a state House floor vote either Friday or Monday. Before the process is completed, both legislative houses are expected to have ratified […]

Dedication of Dr. Melvin C. Swann Jr. Middle School

The former Charles B. Aycock Middle School was renamed after longtime educator, Dr. Melvin C. Swann Jr., in a dedication ceremony on August 19. Saturday’s celebration brought out hundreds of school and community leaders, present and former students, teachers, and parents, as well as Swann’s family and Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc. fraternity brothers. The festivities […]

Consider participating in a clinical trial

One of the most important ways that the medical community establishes how well a medication or procedure works is to conduct clinical trials. These are when the new medication or new combination of medications or a new procedure is given to humans to see how well it works. Usually, there are animal trials first but […]

The Great American Eclipse

Monday’s solar eclipse parties in Greensboro began with clouds and rain but the excitement of the day was not lost. Stargazers dined on astronomy themed confections such as Moon Pies, Milky Way candy bars and cake decorated with the sun and moon. Some Greensboro residents waited patiently at Center City Park for a few rapidly […]

Local organizations host Health Fair

August 18, 2017

Destiny Christian Center and the Greensboro Medical Society hosted a Health Fair on Saturday, August 12 at the church located at 2401 Randleman Road. With help from the Greensboro Fire Department, Cone Health, the Mobile Dental Clinic along with several healthcare professionals and many community service organizations, attendees were provided wellness information along with free […]

Candlelight vigil draws hundreds to downtown

An estimated 1,000 people gathered at Governmental Plaza in Downtown Greensboro on Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil to remember the lives lost during violent protests that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Saturday, August 12, hundreds of White nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members held a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where they clashed […]

Teen pregnancy prevention programs face funding cliff

August 11, 2017

When Rick Brown received the annual letter and check from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services earlier this month confirming the coming year’s funding for his program, he did a quick skim of the contents and put it in his file. Then he got a phone call asking if his funding had been […]

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