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GAC to host USA Diving Championships

July 15, 2017

For the third time in five years, USA Diving will bring a national championship event to Greensboro. The 2017 USA Diving Winter National Championships will be held December 13-19 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC). The event will bring nearly 150 of the nation’s best divers to Greensboro as they compete for 10 national titles. […]


N.C. NAACP joins plaintiffs’ argument for special elections

July 15, 2017

In an amicus brief filed in U.S. Middle District Court in Winston-Salem Tuesday, attorneys for the N.C. NAACP joined plaintiffs versus the State of North Carolina in petitioning for voting districts to be redrawn and special legislative elections be conducted immediately. “Today, we have asked the court to take the redistricting process out of the […]


Men’s Health: What every man needs to know

July 15, 2017

Many men (and women, for that matter) do not like to go to the doctor or to receive routine health screenings, but maintaining one’s health is critical to ensuring a good quality of life. African American men have the highest risk (compared to men of any other racial/ethnic groups) of developing many diseases, including heart […]


Beware of Ticks and Tickborne Illnesses

July 7, 2017

Summer is a time to enjoy the great outdoors and explore beautiful, fun-filled travel destinations. The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division would like to remind everyone that it’s also a time when ticks are active. Ticks are most active April through September throughout the United States with the most […]


Rep. Adams says GOP leaders “don’t give a damn about citizens”

July 7, 2017

Noting that the N.C. Republican legislative leadership is “dragging their feet” about doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, Congresswoman Alma Adams says they frankly “don’t give a damn about these citizens.” “They see it as a disadvantage to themselves; they won’t do it,” Adams (D-N.C.-12) said in a telephone […]


Hampton Jazz Festival Marks 50th Anniversary

June 29, 2017

HAMPTON, VA. – The 50th annual Hampton Jazz Festival opened Friday, June 23 with a packed house at the Hampton Coliseum. The first night of the festival, which continued through Sunday, June 25, was at attendance capacity, according to Hampton Coliseum marketing manager Kiara Warren. The Hampton Jazz Festival began in 1968 as a one-time […]


Sisters Network Hosts a Breast Cancer Conference

June 29, 2017

The Sisters Network National African American Breast Cancer 10-City National Conference Tour made its stop in Greensboro on June 24 to spread awareness about the disease. The Sisters Network Greensboro affiliate chapter hosted the event at the Sheraton Convention Center. The National Sisters Network Inc., began in 1994 and has more than 40 chapters in […]


Governor’s veto overridden, budget includes GOP Civil War Center Funding

June 29, 2017

On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper, calling it “small-minded” vetoed the compromise $23 billion budget the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly passed last week. On Tuesday, the NC Senate voted to override Cooper’s veto, followed by the NC House Wednesday morning. The budget is now law, but Cooper threatens to file suit to stop it. In touting […]


Loneliness can make you sick

June 23, 2017

Have we got it all wrong? We all know that relationships are important. Some recent studies have shown that those who are lonely have more viruses and thus have more illness and in the long run are less healthy. Is there evidence that we can see in our brains that helps us know this? Dr. […]


New Balance Nationals Outdoor Track and Field

June 23, 2017

The New Balance Nationals Outdoor Track and Field meet held June 16 through the 18, was one for the record-books and the memory banks. The meet attracted more than 5,700 athletes during a weekend of near-perfect June weather at Aggie Stadium in Greensboro. The NSAF outdoor nationals had some humble beginnings in California back in […]


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