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Coronavirus: Leaders strive to help most vulnerable populations

March 19, 2020

School closings, amended business operating hours and restrictions on gatherings of 10 people or more are just a few of the precautions organizations and businesses have taken to protect people from the spread of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. As with any virus, it spreads through contact with infected persons and N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper […]

COVID-19: Actions to Keep You Safe

March 18, 2020

First, I want to extend my deep gratitude and thanks to each of you for your tireless commitment to caring for our communities and those we are privileged to serve – at a time like this when they most need us. As part of our comprehensive response to the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are […]

Guilford County Schools Launches COVID-19 Info Site

March 16, 2020

Coronavirus and Mental Health

March 13, 2020

The arrival of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has captured the attention of the world. We have watched its impact of sickness and quarantine on Chinese citizens, and now the spreading sickness among American citizens, with questions, frustrations and anxieties rising. For some, obsessive thoughts of ‘What happens to the people who get the virus?’ […]

HBCU Graduations – Are They Prepping for COVID-19?

March 13, 2020

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in response to growing cases of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. During a noon press conference, Cooper said the declaration allows state officials “increased flexibility in responding to containing the spread of the virus.” As of press time Wednesday, there were […]

Rams rally past Broncos, 63-62

March 6, 2020

CHARLOTTE – Robert Colon’s three free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining completed a late comeback by the Winston-Salem State University Rams as they defeated the Fayetteville State University Broncos 63-62 to capture the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament title Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The championship was […]

Fayetteville State defeats Bowie State to win CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship

March 6, 2020

Fayetteville State 61 Bowie State 53 CHARLOTTE – Fayetteville State turned up its defense to down nationally-ranked Bowie State 61-53 to claim the CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship at the Spectrum Center on Saturday. With the victory, the Broncos (21-8 overall) earned the conference’s automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Bulldogs, ranked […]

Coronavirus: How to protect yourself

March 6, 2020

Traditionally, medical experts say, poor communities of color have to cope with the disproportionate impact of communicable diseases like STDs, AIDS and influenza. But with the global onslaught of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and at least six reported deaths across the country, African Americans, among others, now have to cope with a new health challenge, one […]

Primary Election 2020: Manning marches on!

March 6, 2020

On the primary election day dubbed Super Tuesday, each 2020 race was narrowed down by party, where some incumbents kept their elected positions, while others were voted out. Data from the Guilford County Board of Elections reveal that early voting increased 21 percent from the 2016 presidential primary election. A total of 39,751 county residents […]

Super Tuesday: Black Vote Powers Biden Primary Win

March 5, 2020

Presidential Primary At press time, with 96 percent of voting precincts counted, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was unofficially projected the winner of the North Carolina Presidential Primary with 19 delegates and 43 percent of the vote, edging out rivals Sen. Bernie Sanders with 6 delegates and 24 percent, and billionaire former New York […]

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