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NC FolkFest 2018

September 7, 2018

The 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival is a free admission, three-day weekend celebration of America’s roots and heritage in downtown Greensboro, Friday, Sept 7 to Sunday, Sept. 9. “In this transition from the National to the North Carolina Folk Festival, we have a great opportunity to shine an even brighter light on the homegrown talent […]

Back to school 2018: New friends and smiling faces

September 7, 2018

The buses were loaded and the book bags were packed, as Guilford County Schools welcomed some 73,000 students from across the district on August 27 for the 2018-2019 school year. Students from N.C. A&T State University’s Middle College at A&T served as mentors for Bessemer Elementary students on the first day. Dudley High School and […]

Six N.C. Constitution amendments on ballot

September 7, 2018

Two N.C. Supreme Court decisions this week put all six proposed N.C. Constitution amendments back on the ballot for November. Voters will vote on six amendments relating to judicial vacancies, state boards and commissions, voter ID requirements, income tax rates, crime victim’s rights, and hunting and fishing. A lawsuit from the N.C. National Association for […]

Cobras strike Lions to win NAL Championship

August 31, 2018

Car. Cobras 66 Col. Lions 8 The Carolina Cobras became the 2018 National Arena Champions after defeating the Columbus Lions in a stunning 66-8 victory. The Cobras made history in Greensboro on Monday night (Aug. 27) by claiming their first Championship victory after their inaugural season. With a stellar performance by Cobras Quarterback Charles McCullum, […]

Happy Birthday: “Hidden Figures” Katherine Johnson Turns 100

August 31, 2018

Katherine Johnson, who hand-crunched the numbers for America’s first manned space flight – a feat that finally got its Big Screen acknowledgement just two years ago, turned 100 on Sunday, August 26, 2018. “[On Sunday], we celebrate Alpha Kappa Alpha’s own, Katherine Johnson. She’s credited with crunching the numbers by hand that allowed NASA to […]

Fed. Court Ruling on N.C. Redistricting Applauded

August 30, 2018

Republican NC legislative leaders are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to stay an order from a three-judge federal court Monday that ruled the state’s congressional districts unconstitutional, and that new redistricting maps be drawn. The 2-1 ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, found that the congressional districts were […]

Paige sparks Page to 35-28 comeback victory

August 24, 2018

With his team down big midway through the opening half of the 2018 season, Page quarterback Javondre Paige knew the Pirates were in desperate need of a spark. After stumbling out of the gate with some uncharacteristic special team blunders and overall sloppy play, the Pirates trailed visiting Davie County 21-6 in front of stunned […]

2018 Aggie Funfest

August 24, 2018

One thing can be said about the North Carolina A&T State University Aggies is that they know how to throw a party. That’s just what the Aggies did during their annual Funfest celebration held Saturday, August 18 at the BB&T Stadium parking lot on the university campus. The festivities began with introductions of the university’s […]

Aretha Franklin: Her Majesty, The Queen of Soul

August 24, 2018

Aretha Franklin, arguably the greatest voice in music history, has died. The Queen of Soul was 76. “She will be so missed as a mother, sister, friend, cousin,” said longtime friend Roger Friedman, who also covered the Queen of Soul for decades and originally broke the story about her pancreatic cancer fight on “Her […]

Manning & Clyburn talk healthcare in district

August 24, 2018

Kathy Manning, candidate for North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District, made a few stops in Greensboro on August 22 to discuss healthcare with voters. Joining Manning on Wednesday was longtime U.S. Congressman Jim Clyburn, who represents South Carolina’s 6th Congressional District. Both stopped in for an interview at The Peacemaker and subsequently met with Greensboro clergy […]

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