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Clergy plan healing ceremony for community

September 8, 2017

The Greensboro Pulpit Forum of Clergy is planning a healing ceremony to discuss the next steps in the efforts to address violent crime in the city. A Service of Healing for Hurting Hearts will be held on September 10 at 4:30 p.m. at Trinity AME Zion Church on Florida Street. The pastors say that Sunday’s […]

Influenza vaccinations and the elderly

September 8, 2017

Labor Day has come and gone. We are now unofficially done with summer and our thoughts drift off into autumn. When we think of autumn I am particularly concerned about the change in the fall weather and the arrival of the cold and flu season. We dodged a bullet last winter and had a very […]

One City, One Book Kick-off Block Party

September 8, 2017

The public library celebrated the beginning of its One City, One Book Project Saturday, August 26, at Central Library in downtown Greensboro. One City, One Book is a community read and this year’s selection is “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped with the Space Race” […]

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

September 1, 2017

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

September 1, 2017

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

August 24, 2017

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

August 24, 2017

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

August 24, 2017

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 […]

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