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Damning footage tells the story of police brutality

September 30, 2016

During a special meeting held Monday, September 26, Greensboro City Council unanimously approved the release of police body-worn camera footage of an encounter between Officer Travis B. Cole and Greensboro resident Dejuan Yourse, which occurred on June 17. Council members first saw the footage in a closed session at the council’s September 20 meeting, nearly […]

‘The Shaping of a Diamond’ showcases performing artists

September 30, 2016

On October 1 at 7 p.m., entrepreneur Katina Amadi, will present an artistic showcase of performing artists from a wide array of disciplines on one stage at the Khalif Event Center in Greensboro. Why would a non-profit organizer, business owner and advocate embark on such an undertaking? The inspiration for the grand performance that will […]

Page upsets East Forsyth

September 30, 2016

The Page Pirates celebrated Homecoming upsetting the previously undefeated East Forsyth Eagles on Friday night, Sept. 23 at Marion Kirby Stadium. The final score was 34-21. Senior running back Javon Leake’s 92-yard score put Page up 7-0 early in the first quarter. The Pirates capitalized on a fumbled punt recovering at the Eagles’ 20-yard-line. Three […]

Vikings roll past Whirlies

September 30, 2016

The Grimsley Whirlies held Northwest Guilford to a 14-7 half time lead but were outscored 20-7 during the second. The Vikings amassed 372 yards rushing leading to a 34-14 non-conference victory. The Vikings (4-1) were led offensively by tailback Zackary Tyler, who rush for 109 yards on 16 carries and three touchdowns. Teammate Kyle Finne […]

Police & protesters clash after fatal officer involved shooting

September 23, 2016

Protestors took to the streets on Tuesday night in Charlotte, N.C. in response to another fatal officer involved shooting. On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 20, Officer Brently Vinson, a Black man, shot 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, also a Black man, while Scott sat in his car at the intersection of an apartment complex near […]

Guilford Native American Festival

September 23, 2016

The Guilford Native American Association celebrated its 39th annual Pow Wow. Native American tribes attending included Lumbee, Haliwa-Saponi, Cree, Algonquin, Coharie and Waccamaw-Siouan. This year’s Pow Wow was dedicated to the late Ruth L. Revels, who served as executive director of the Pow Wow for 22 years. Native American culture and heritage featured artists, drum […]

College sports feel brunt of HB2 impact

September 19, 2016

Greensboro residents are still reeling from news that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is pulling its annual basketball tournament out of North Carolina due to HB2, a state law passed by the Republican led General Assembly and supported by Gov. Pat McCrory allowing state sanctioned discrimination. Now, other sports organizations like the Atlantic Coast […]

Cone Health Honors Dr. Alvin Blount Jr.

September 19, 2016

Cone Health and its medical and dental staff honored Greensboro surgeon, Dr. Alvin Vincent Blount Jr., for his role in integrating health care in America. Blount was recognized during a ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. The event takes place at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown. Blount was one of nine African American physicians […]

The 76th Annual National Folk Festival

September 19, 2016

The 76th annual National Folk Festival concluded its three-day run in Greensboro attracting more than 100,000 music lovers. The free festival featured music representing African, Asian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Latino, Middle Eastern and Native American cultures. Performers showcased their talents in Folk, Blues, HipHop, R&B, Mariachi, Zydeco and Jazz to name a few. More than […]

Pirates cage Tigers, 55-27

September 16, 2016

The Page Pirates defeated the Ragsdale Tigers, 55-27, in a non-conference football game Friday night on their home field at Marion Kirby Stadium. Page scored on their first four possessions taking a 27-0 lead early in the second quarter. Page senior running back Javon Leake’s 70-yard opening kickoff return highlighted the early scoring. On Ragsdale’s […]

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