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Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness

September 29, 2023

Glaucoma is an eye condition that often affects people in a stealthy manner. In other words, people are often unaware that they even have the condition until irreversible damage has been done to their eyesight. This happens to millions of older adults worldwide who are finding themselves with an irreversible loss of vision. Experts predict […]

Western Guilford High School inducts new Sports Hall of Fame class

September 29, 2023

Western Guilford High School held its 56th Hall of Fame ceremony last Saturday in the school’s gymnasium. School and athletic leadership inducted members of the 1999 3A Championship Girls’ Track and Field Team and eight other outstanding athletes. Each Hall of Fame inductee received personal recognition by a family member or coach, which reflected on […]

Governor announces $8 million for N.C. pre-K classes

September 29, 2023

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper toured Children & Families First’s Poplar Grove Early Learning Center to highlight the $8 million in federal funding he directed to pre-Kindergarten classrooms across the state. At the north Greensboro facility, a stern Cooper expressed concern that the state budget passed under Republican leadership does not provide any new funding […]

Will the N.C. NAACP elect a new president this weekend?

September 29, 2023

With the theme of “Fighting Forward,” the NAACP North Carolina State Conference will hold its 80th Annual State Convention today – September 28th through Saturday, September 30th at the Wilmington Convention Center in Wilmington, featuring such notables as Governor Roy Cooper, NAACP Pres./CEO Derrick Johnson and newly appointed N.C. Associate Supreme Court Justice Allison Riggs. […]

A&T receives $100K grant to assist N.C. livestock producers

September 28, 2023

Eight African American livestock and poultry producers in North Carolina will be eligible to receive technology funding and training thanks to a grant received by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University through, Google’s philanthropic arm, and the Tides Foundation. The program offers eight African American livestock and poultry producers in the state $10,000 […]

Not all over-the-counter medications function as advertised

September 22, 2023

So, you have a bad cold, and your nose is stuffy. You just want something that will relieve that stuffiness and allow you to breathe through your nose again. You want to take a medication that will help you feel better. You have been taking over-the-counter medications for years that contain the decongestant phenylephrine, and […]

Whirlies crush Falcons, 56-0

September 22, 2023

Friday night (Sept. 15) football action kicked into high gear as the defending Metro 4-A champion Grimsley Whirlies hosted the Southeast Guilford Falcons at Bob Jamieson Stadium in a Metro 4-A Conference opener for both teams. Grimsley came into the contest unbeaten at 3-0, while the Falcons were 2-1. During the game, the Whirlies honored […]

Smith Active Adult Center holds Open House and Wellness Fair

September 22, 2023

In honor of National Senior Center Month, Greensboro’s Smith Active Adult Center will host a free Open House and Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, September 28. The event, which will highlight the center’s year-round offerings, is open to anyone ages 50 and older. Participants will be able to tour […]

VP Harris to A&T audience: ‘Your vote is your voice’

September 22, 2023

Amidst a wave of excitement, Vice President Kamala Harris arrived at the campus of North Carolina A&T State University last Friday (Sept. 15). The Corbett Sports Center was a vibrant sea of blue and gold, teeming with students, faculty, administrators and enlivened by spectacular performances by the North Carolina A&T Blue & Gold Marching Machine, […]

While Robinson attacks Stein, Morgan attacks Robinson

September 22, 2023

No candidate has officially filed to run for governor yet in the 2024 elections (the last day for that is December 15th). But already, attacks are flying from both sides as the gubernatorial campaigns heat up, and the candidates jockey for dominant positions. Bombastic Republican culture warrior Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, who finds himself in […]


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