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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 […]

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

August 18, 2017

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 […]

Economics drives District 2 candidate forum

August 11, 2017

And then there were three. Five candidates filed to run for the District 2 seat and as of August 3, two candidates, Felicia Angus and Tim Vincent, announced they would be withdrawing from the race. On August 3, District 2 candidates were invited to meet and greet the community at the Concerned Citizens of Northeast […]

First Friday Cultural Arts Center Open House

August 11, 2017

The community came out to enjoy the dance, drama, galleries, visual art, and live music as part of the Greensboro Cultural Center’s open house on August 4. Part of First Fridays in Downtown Greensboro, The Dance Project and Wesley Williams’s Suah West African Dancing and Drumming group performed in LeBauer Park. Kids and parents alike […]

Aggies ready to compete for MEAC football title

August 7, 2017

NORFOLK, Va. – Running back Tarik Cohen, one of the best offensive weapons in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football history, is no longer on the North Carolina A&T roster. Apparently, however, many in MEAC circles still believe the Aggies’ offense still has enough talent to be effective in 2017. The conference released its 2017 preseason teams […]

2017 NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

August 4, 2017

The Greensboro Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, July 29, at the Joseph S. Khoury Convention Center. More than 700 people from across the Triad area attended the banquet, designed to act as a fund-raiser while honoring those in the community who […]

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