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Public Library welcomes Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly

September 22, 2017

The Greensboro Public Library and community partners will host Margot Lee Shetterly at noon on Thursday, September 28 at GTCC’s Koury Auditorium; 601 E Main St.; Jamestown and 7 p.m. at Dana Auditorium on the Guilford College Campus. Both events are free and open to the public. Shetterly is the author of the New York […]

Rochelle and Spearman vie to be next N.C. NAACP President

September 22, 2017

Editor’s note: During the upcoming 74th Annual N.C. NAACP Convention in Raleigh, current president, Bishop Dr. William Barber will be stepping down after 12 years, and a new president will be elected between Rev. Dr. Portia Rochelle, president of the Raleigh-Apex NAACP Chapter, and Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, Third Vice President of the N.C. […]

A Musical Extravaganza!

September 15, 2017

An estimated more than 150,000 people descended on Downtown Greensboro last weekend for music, food and fun at The 77th National Folk Festival. The annual cultural fest featured performances and demonstrations by more than 300 musicians, dancers, and craftspeople from across the nation, showcased on seven stages. It also included children’s activities, savory Southern and […]

Defense powers Dudley past Hillside

September 15, 2017

The Dudley Panthers football team won a non-conference game against Durham Hillside by a score of 14-7 Friday night at Tarply Stadium. The Panthers improved to 4-0 while the Hornets fell to 1-3. Senior quarterback Gerald Simpson led the Panthers’ offense with 10-of-14 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown pass to Nigel Fitzgerald on […]

Show Your Heart Some Love!

September 15, 2017

Even though we talk about it all year long, Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause of death in North Carolina. Did you know that each year, more than 600,000 people in the U.S. die as a result of heart disease? In North Carolina, more […]

State GOP full steam on judicial redistricting

September 15, 2017

When the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly reconvenes for its second Special Session of the year on Wednesday, October 4 at 12 noon, expect judicial redistricting to be front in center. That point was made clear this week when the House Select Committee of Judicial Redistricting gaveled in Tuesday to begin the process of determining how […]

Wildcats capitalize on fumbles, top Whirlies, 31-7

September 11, 2017

The Eastern Guilford Wildcats defeated the Grimsley Whirlies 31-7 Monday night at Greensboro’s Jamieson Stadium. Eastern improved to 3-0 while Grimsley dropped to 1-2. After a scoreless first quarter, Eastern quarterback Dominique Graves capped a 68-yard touchdown drive with a seven-yard touchdown somersault. The PAT was good and the Wildcats led 7-0. Graves led Eastern […]

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” […]

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