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Greensboro in the Thanks ‘GIVING’ spirit

December 2, 2017

Local churches, community and social organizations made sure that families across Greensboro enjoyed a good meal for Thanksgiving. Since 2015, St. Phillip AME Zion Church in Warnersville has opened its doors to offer a Thanksgiving meal and fellowship to the community. This year the church fed more than 150 community members at a Thanksgiving feast […]


USA earns second World Cup qualifying win versus Mexico

December 1, 2017

Starting the game with six-straight 3-pointers, the USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team (2-0) relied on a balanced scoring attack to defeat Mexico (1-1) 91-55 on Sunday evening (Nov. 26)at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse. Four U.S. players finished with 14 points each, including Markel Brown (Oklahoma City Blue), Jonathan Holmes (Maine Red Claws), Xavier […]


Bennett College fundraising efforts in full swing

December 1, 2017

Bennett College is encouraging alumnae and community members to help support the college through donations. Donations received go to support student scholarships, facilities and academic programs at the college. Total philanthropic support to Bennett College for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2017, was up 10 percent above that of the previous year. Bennett […]


Deadlines near on Medicare/ACA Enrollments

December 1, 2017

Anyone in need of Medicare, or who would like to sign up for 2018 coverage per Obamacare, needs to hurry because the deadline to enroll for both health insurance programs is fast approaching. The enrollment deadline for Medicare is Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. According to Medicare.gov, the official U.S. government site for Medicare, Medicare, “…is […]


Aggies are Undefeated MEAC Champions!

November 22, 2017

It may require the services of Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth, but if A&T coach Rod Broadway were ever compelled to speak honestly about this one, he’d probably concede that, in addition to the sense of accomplishment, he also felt a bit of relief when it was all said and done. Finally, after three straight […]


Local nonprofits highlight community heroes

November 22, 2017

Roughly 100 people came out to celebrate the Welfare Reform Liaison Project’s unsung heroes who work tirelessly to build communities across the Triad. The nonprofit organization held its annual Esther Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, November 15, at the Greensboro-High Point Marriott Hotel. The Welcome and Purpose were presented by Yvonne Johnson, WRLP Board Chair and […]


Former NASA Astronaut Encourages Exploration

November 22, 2017

The Greensboro Public Library hosted Leland Melvin, author, former professional football player and NASA astronaut last Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum. Melvin discussed his life story as an athlete, astronaut, scientist, engineer, photographer, and musician to inspire young people to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM). Melvin’s book, “Chasing Space: An […]


Exclusive: Bishop Barber meets Pope Francis at Vatican

November 20, 2017

“It is when we turn away from a brother or sister in need, when we change channels as soon as a disturbing question comes up, when we grow indignant at evil but do nothing about it. God will not ask us if we felt righteous indignation, but whether we did some good.” – Pope Francis […]


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

November 17, 2017

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 […]


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