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IRS pushes 2020 tax deadline to July 15

March 21, 2020

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced this week that the Internal Revenue Service will defer $300 billion in income tax filings by 3 months, to July 15, penalty-free. The move comes a week after President Trump urged the agency to extend the filing season deadline. The IRS has already begun processing returns, but the move helps […]

Guilford County Schools opens grab-and-go pick-up sites for student meals

March 21, 2020

Guilford County Schools (GCS) has opened grab-and-go sites for food distribution across the county for any children ages 0 – 18. Children will be able to pick up meals Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the sites. Students will pick up their lunch for the day, and breakfast for the following […]

N.C. DHHS develops webpage to help disadvantaged communities during COVID-19 crisis

March 20, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread across North Carolina, revealing more and more cases. the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services has developed a useful webpage to assists communities in dealing with the crisis, providing access to needed resources, and updating ever-evolving health policies. That webpage address is For detailed guidance on specific areas […]

Greensboro Restaurant Workers Relief Fund

March 20, 2020

Greensboro restaurants and bars closed their doors at 5PM on March 17th to try and limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, as ordered by Governor Cooper. Customers can still get delivery, carry out, and curbside service, but the mandated closure still leaves many restaurant and bar staff without paychecks. At the IRC, we realize […]

Peacemaker Coronavirus Announcement

March 20, 2020

To help our community at large “flatten the coronavirus curve”, Carolina Peacemaker is now limiting face to face time with customers and visitors. To purchase advertising, subscriptions, notices to creditors and so forth, please call or email us at our office numbers: 336-274-6210/ 366-274-7829 | For news submissions, please email: Our print publication […]

Howard University Cancels 2020 Commencement After Reporting First Direct Coronavirus Case

March 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world and the United States, Howard University announced their first direct positive case of the virus and announced that the school’s commencement would be canceled. In an emailed statement, Howard University President Wayne Frederick revealed that an attendee of their Charter Day Dinner […]

Bennett College to Hold Virtual Commencement

March 20, 2020

Bennett College announced this week that it will cancel its 2020 commencement in May and hold a virtual ceremony. In a written statement to Bennett Belles, Bennett College President Suzanne Walsh said, “The College will confer degrees for students who complete all pending degree requirements this academic semester. Your degree will be mailed.” The statement […]

Work of A&T visual artists featured in overseas exhibition

March 19, 2020

ERNAKULAM, INDIA – The National Alliance of Artists from Historical Black Colleges and Universities (NAAHBCU), the second largest African American arts organization in the United States, promotes national and international artists, education through the arts and art programs within Historical Black Colleges and Universities, is part of a traveling exhibition in India. The artwork of […]

Ten Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours

March 19, 2020

Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world. British Museum, London This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court […]

Rep. Adams Calls on SBA Support Gov. Cooper’s Request for a Federal Disaster Declaration

March 19, 2020

CHARLOTTE – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, in support of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s March 13 request for an economic injury declaration for the State of North Carolina as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Adams wrote, “North […]

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