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Group calls for the removal of city leadership

November 3, 2017

A group of community and faith-based leaders at a press conference at Government Plaza Tuesday called for the removal of City leadership basing their request on a history of mistrust and corruption. Members of the Community-City Working Group (CCWG) propossed the firing of City Manager Jim Westmoreland, City Attorney Tom Carruthers, and Police Chief Wayne […]

New Senate bill threatens Justices’ tenure

October 27, 2017

Just when Democratic lawmakers thought they’d seen it all when it comes to Republican voter suppression laws, illegal voting districts and, in the opinion of many, over-all power grabs, comes yet another legislative shocker. As the third Special Session called by Republican leaders in the N.C. General Assembly ended last week on Oct. 17, Sen. […]

It is time to check Medicare coverage

October 27, 2017

The dates of October 15th through December 7th are critical to those who receive Medicare. This short 54 day window is when Medicare recipients must choose their Medicare plan for 2018. The decisions made during this short window of time will affect the quality of one’s medical care in 2018 and in years to come. […]

$10,000 donation opens Jones Elementary’s new food pantry

October 27, 2017

David D. Jones Elementary School and Spanish Immersion Magnet opened its first food and clothing pantry with a $10,000 donation on Monday, October 23 in a celebration at Warnersville Recreation Center. “Because of community support, because of a dream to be better, we have a food pantry at Jones Elementary, forever,” said Jones Elementary principal […]

The 2017 Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run

October 23, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run was held on Oct. 14. The Women’s Only is one of the largest fundraisers of its kind. Last year, 2,111 participants raised more than $122,000 to benefit the Mammography Scholarship Fund. The fund helps uninsured and underinsured women obtain a screening mammogram. Mammography remains the best way […]

Cowboys shutout Eagles, 31-0

October 20, 2017

In its prior matchup, the Smith Golden Eagles struggled on the road against Dudley, and the return home did not provide any consolation. Smith wasn’t able to scrape together any points last Friday night, falling to Southwest Guilford 31-0. The defeat dropped the Golden Eagles’ record to 3-6, 0-4 Piedmont Triad Conference. The loss is […]

Mayoral candidates face off at forum

October 20, 2017

Mayoral candidates for the City of Greensboro discussed what would make them the best choice for mayor at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad and the News and Record which drew nearly 200 people on Tuesday evening. Forum participants later heard from the at-large candidates and were able […]

Special master possible in gerrymander case

October 20, 2017

As a federal hearing in North Carolina’s own partisan gerrymandering case involving congressional districts commenced this week in Greensboro, a three-judge panel still reviewing redrawn legislative redistricting maps seemed to hint that they aren’t pleased with what Republican lawmakers came up with, especially with race not being considered in the equation, and have asked both […]

Exercise and diet can help with menopause

October 20, 2017

One of the major complaints I get as women start to age is concern about menopause. Though I assure them that it is a normal part of life, most are not happy. Women often look at the changes that occur in their bodies as they age as problems, however these changes are normal at this […]

Incumbents hold on to seats in the primary election

October 13, 2017

While all nine seats on the Greensboro City Council are up for election this year, the incumbents all managed to retain a spot on the ballot for the General Election in November. Candidates who win the General Election will serve a four-year term, instead of the usual two years. Only 8.47 percent of registered voters […]

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