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Election fraud confirmed, Harris exits, Dowless indicted and Former Gov. McCrory stews

March 1, 2019

U.S. Congressional candidate Mark Harris’ Bladen County political operative, Leslie McCrae Dowless, has been indicted and arrested for allegedly illegally collecting absentee ballots in both the 2016 and 2018 elections. Dowless faces three felony counts of obstruction of justice, two counts of conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice, and two counts of possession of absentee […]

The 73rd Annual CIAA Tournament: “Live the Legacy”

February 22, 2019

The 73rd Annual Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Basketball Tournament will kick off on Monday, February, 25 and conclude on Saturday, March 2. Charlotte’s Bojangles Coliseum will host games Monday through Wednesday. All seats for this venue will be general admission. Thursday through Saturday games will be played at the downtown Spectrum Center. The CIAA […]

City expands M/WBE ordinance

February 22, 2019

The Greensboro City Council at its February 19 meeting unanimously voted to adopt changes to the city’s Minority/Women’s Business Enterprise program. The new ordinance is intended to allow for more minority participation in city contracts. New language in the ordinance was added to include Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans in the categories of construction, professional […]

Medicaid changes to take effect

February 15, 2019

Most of North Carolina’s 2.1 million Medicaid recipients are likely unaware that the program is about to dramatically change. That’s because, for years, most of the activity to make the transformation has taken place in legislative hearings and departmental conference calls. But no longer. After years of planning, the changes to North Carolina’s Medicaid system […]

World’s Fastest: N.C. A&T’s Kayla White breaks 200m record

February 15, 2019

Kayla White is the fastest 200-meter runner in the world this year. Aggie Pride is worldwide. The senior out of Miami ran against some of the best athletes in the country in the 200m fastest race at the prestigious Tyson Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Saturday […]

GCS Superintendent shines spotlight on GCS’s worst schools

February 15, 2019

Guilford County Schools (GCS) Superintendent Sharon L. Contreras testified before the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor on February 12, where she addressed the condition of school facilities and how infrastructure impacts the educational experiences for students and teachers. She was the only superintendent in the country invited to testify at the hearing, “Underpaid […]

HKonJ 2019

February 14, 2019

Thousands of people descended on downtown Raleigh on February 9 for the 13th annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly march, led by the North Carolina NAACP. The people’s assembly is comprised of more than 125 NC NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 […]

UNCG men hit 20 wins for the third consecutive season

February 8, 2019

UNCG 96 VMI 66 For the first time in program history, UNC Greensboro men’s basketball has reached the 20-win mark three straight seasons, as the Spartans on Thursday, (Jan. 31) defeated VMI 93-66 at the Greensboro Coliseum. This is the fastest the Spartans have reached 20 wins in a season as well, doing so for […]

Sororities unite for women’s heart health

February 8, 2019

One in three women will be impacted by cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). This statistic is especially important for African American women whose risk is increased due to factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes. The AHA says that while nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can […]

Bennett College exceeds fundraising goal

February 7, 2019

Bennett College raised $8.2 million in its nationwide #StandWithBennett campaign. After 55 days of campaigning by Bennett College leaders, students, alumnae and supporters, the college announced on Moday, Feb.4, that it exceeded its $5 million fundraising goal. According to Bennett College President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, the college is still counting donations. “I am so […]

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