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Bennett College 2018 Graduation

May 10, 2018

Bennett College conferred degrees upon 78 graduates at its 2018 Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 5 on the campus Quadrangle. “Dear Bennett Belles, please cherish this day, a day that is truly all about you,” Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, Bennett President said. “After all, despite your anxiety when you first entered the college, and the […]

Greensboro remembers a notable resident and Special Olympian

May 4, 2018

Saturday was a very special day to celebrate the life of a very special person, Marty Sheets, who back in 1968 at age 15, became the first person to represent his hometown of Greensboro in the first International Special Olympics Games, held in Chicago. Sheets was posthumously honored on Saturday, April 28, with the unveiling […]

What exactly is “Comfort Care”?

May 4, 2018

The debate on how to care for people who are near the end of their lives has been brought to the forefront recently with the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Mrs. Bush, known as the enforcer, lived up to that mantel to the end of her life. She chose her own way of […]

Candidates with a 2018 Primary Election

May 4, 2018

Guilford County Commission District 8 Melvin “Skip” Alston (D) was selected by the Guilford County Democratic Party in May 2017 to complete the unexpired term of the District 8 representative. Alston was the first African American chairman of the board back in 2003 and retired from the Guilford County Commission in 2012 after 20 years […]

Cone Health Foundation ranks in top 10 funders for HIV support

April 27, 2018

The 15th annual Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS report recently released by Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA), ranks Cone Health Foundation 8th for funding HIV programs and services among “Deep South” states (defined by the Southern AIDS Strategy Initiative as: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas). According to FCAA, […]

Guilford County High School Track & Field Championships

April 27, 2018

Southeast Guilford High School hosted the Guilford County Track and Field Championships on Saturday, April 21. Fifteen Guilford County high schools participated: High Point Andrews; Dudley; Eastern Guilford; Grimsley; High Point Central; Northeast Guilford; Northern Guilford; Northwest Guilford; Page; Piedmont Classical; Ragsdale; Smith; Southeast Guilford; Southern Guilford; Southwest Guilford and Western Guilford. Southeast Guilford won […]

Residents and volunteers prepare for long road ahead

April 27, 2018

It has been a little over a week since a tornado tore through East Greensboro, devastating schools and businesses and displacing hundreds of residents. Jerald Brown Jr., along with his wife and three children, lost their Florida Street home of three years and have had to relocate to an apartment in West Greensboro. The home […]

City/County partner with United Way to accept monetary donations for local tornado relief

April 20, 2018

With the coordinated support of the City of Greensboro and Guilford County, United Way of Greater Greensboro is accepting monetary donations to support local organizations working directly with children, families and adults impacted by the April 15 tornado. Monetary Donations: Donations can be made online at Donations can be mailed or dropped off at […]

Greensboro Tornado Relief Information

April 19, 2018

Donations are being accepted at: Peeler Recreation Center, 1300 Sykes Avenue The Community Awareness Center, 2200 East Market Street The Interactive Resource Center, 407 E.Washington Street All Goodwill locations Hot meals will be served all week at: The Presbyterian Church of the Cross, 1810 Phillips Ave Powerhouse of Deliverance Church, 1800 Willow Road Providence Baptist […]

Community comes together in tornado aftermath

April 19, 2018

“We’re just trying to take care of people,” said Millicent Lee of New Light Missionary Baptist Church. “There are a lot of people without power, especially our senior citizens that need emergency assistance.” New Light was just one of many area churches, organizations and residents that rallied around east Greensboro families and residents devastated by […]

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