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Babá Ken Okulolo to perform at Folk Festival

September 1, 2015

  Babá Ken Okulolo will turn 65 years old during the National Folk Festival, where he will perform with the West African Highlife Band. One of the greatest African musicians of his generation, Okulolo projects a youthful demeanor and frisky spirit that belies his years. “I’m still going strong and everything is fine,” he says […]


Northwest Vikings shutout Smith, 35-0

September 1, 2015

Junior running back Kyle Finne and freshman wide receiver Cameron Cloud each scored twice as the Northwest Vikings rolled over the Smith Eagles, 35-0 Friday night. It was the season opener for both teams. Junior Thomas Hennigan’s 26-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Jake Smith capped a 12-play scoring drive for the Vikings with 8:58 remaining […]


B.R.I.D.G.E. Summer Academy nurtures children

August 26, 2015

On Saturday, August 15, The BRIDGE Summer Academy – Balancing Relationships Instilling Dignity Growth and Empathy, held its first annual “Winners’ Banquet” at St. Phillip African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church on Ashe Street in Greensboro. The occasion marked the completion of the academy’s pilot phase of the program. The mission of the academy is “to […]


Greensboro City Council votes to raise minimum wage

August 26, 2015

Greensboro City Council passed a resolution to raise the minimum wage for city workers in a 7 to 2 vote. Council members Tony Wilkins and Justin Outling voted no.


A positive mind is good for one’s health

August 21, 2015

It’s a Matter of Your Health Life is full of so many ups and downs. We see people who respond to the flow of life differently. Some people seem to have an internal Sun glowing within and they seem to never let anything darken their moods. There are other people who seem to have a […]


Folk Festival offers something for everyone

August 21, 2015

For its 75th anniversary, the National Folk Festival will feature 300 artists on seven stages in downtown Greensboro from September 11 – 13. The three-day festival is free to the public. “The festival is such an embarrassment of riches,” said Julia Olin, executive director of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), which is […]


Candidates begin filing after injunction halts redistricting

July 30, 2015

Candidate filing opened for the 2015 City of Greensboro Municipal Elections this week after a judge granted a permanent injunction on Greensboro’s controversial redistricting bill. Judge Catherine Eagles granted an injunction halting a redistricting plan sponsored by state Sen. Trudy Wade (R-Guilford) that would redraw district lines and alter city elections. At a hearing Thursday, […]


Privacy and the elderly

July 30, 2015

It’s a Matter of Your Health Privacy is a big topic of concern for all people. Are our phones destroying our privacy by tracking our every step? Do the computers with their cookies record what sites we visit? Who gets this information and what exactly do they do with it? Is there, such a thing […]


West girls rally past East, 2-1

July 30, 2015

BROWNS SUMMIT —Tuesday night at Greensboro’s Macpherson Stadium the West edged the East 2-1 in the 24th annual East-West All-Star women’s soccer match up. The game marked the final high school soccer match for all involved, and the West roster featured a large number of area players. “It’s a good way to end, since that’s […]


Tragedy Strikes Charleston

June 26, 2015

The world is still reeling from the violence that took place on June 17 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Authorities say that 21 year-old Dylann Roof entered the church while a group of parishioners were having Bible Study around 9 p.m. He stayed and worshiped with the group before […]


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