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Local nonprofits highlight community heroes

November 22, 2017

Roughly 100 people came out to celebrate the Welfare Reform Liaison Project’s unsung heroes who work tirelessly to build communities across the Triad. The nonprofit organization held its annual Esther Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, November 15, at the Greensboro-High Point Marriott Hotel. The Welcome and Purpose were presented by Yvonne Johnson, WRLP Board Chair and […]

Former NASA Astronaut Encourages Exploration

November 22, 2017

The Greensboro Public Library hosted Leland Melvin, author, former professional football player and NASA astronaut last Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum. Melvin discussed his life story as an athlete, astronaut, scientist, engineer, photographer, and musician to inspire young people to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM). Melvin’s book, “Chasing Space: An […]

Exclusive: Bishop Barber meets Pope Francis at Vatican

November 20, 2017

“It is when we turn away from a brother or sister in need, when we change channels as soon as a disturbing question comes up, when we grow indignant at evil but do nothing about it. God will not ask us if we felt righteous indignation, but whether we did some good.” – Pope Francis […]

New blood pressure recommendations

November 17, 2017

Hot off the press, the new recommendations on blood pressure have been released. As a hypertension specialist and after attending several conferences on this topic, I have a good idea of what those recommendations will be. I have been using them in my practice. The bottom line is that the new recommendations have found we […]

Champions of multiculturalism receive NCCJ Citation Awards

November 17, 2017

The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. (NCCJ) held its 51st Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Awards Dinner on November 9 at the Koury Convention Center. The annual awards dinner is a multicultural sharing of community, businesses and faith-based organizations all coming together for one common cause of creating a compassionate community […]

Adams, Butterfield oppose GOP tax reform plan

November 17, 2017

As the U.S. Senate begins debate, and the full House votes this week on the new GOP tax reform package Pres. Trump and Congressional leaders have been pushing, with mixed results thus far, both of North Carolina’s African American Congress members have made it clear to count them in the opposition. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams […]

Southeast Guilford’s Oviosun signs with LSU

November 17, 2017

Southeast Guilford High School senior track All-American, Kiya Oviosun, held a press conference last Thursday afternoon to announce where she would continue her track career. Oviosun had narrowed had choices to Florida, Houston and Louisiana State University (LSU). Oviosun selected Louisiana State University. “I could see myself at LSU for 4-years and it was a […]

Like Grandma said, hand washing and breakfast are important

November 10, 2017

There was a time when I quite regularly would quote from the simple truths our parents taught us and show how right they were. This was especially so from our mothers and grandmothers. I have often acknowledged how wise many of them were and are. Recently, a study was done on handwashing in kids. Researchers […]

Page Pirates Crush Ragsdale Tigers, 51-7

November 10, 2017

The Ragsdale Tigers celebrated Senior Night at Kenneth T. Miller Stadium last Friday night (Nov. 3). The Tigers had 35 seniors playing their last home game. Unfortunately, Page spoiled their celebration with a 51-7 blowout in the last regular season Metro 4-A Conference game. The Pirates improved to 10-1, 5-0 conf. They led 28-0 at […]

Bennett College Honors Former President

November 10, 2017

Bennett College celebrated its Founders’ Day on November 5 with the renaming of a campus dorm and reception. The college renamed its largest and newest campus residence hall after former college president, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, who also served as the Founders’ Day keynote speaker. Cole, is the former director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National […]

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