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Friday, January 21, 2022

Solid guard play leads Aggies to first-ever Big South win

January 11, 2022

The North Carolina A&T men’s basketball team entered the Big South Conference the same way they exited the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – winning at home – besting the Presbyterian College Blue Hose, 65-57, inside Corbett Sports Center. The Aggies (6-9, 1-0 Big South) accomplished two things they have previously struggled with this year – they […]


New Year’s Celebrations

January 7, 2022

With temperatures hitting the 70s in December, people tired of being shut in the house ventured out around Greensboro to celebrate the new incoming year. Parties were held at various local hotspots such as Boston’s House of Jazz on Arnold Street; George K’s on Cedar Fork Drive; and at the Khalif Event Center on E. […]


Start 2022 by again wearing a mask

January 7, 2022

Due to a surge in the cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, public health entities are strongly recommending that people wear masks. Locally, we are seeing the reinstatement of a mask mandate. This public health recommendation has been music to my ears. The Omicron variant has the unfortunate characteristic of being extremely infectious. Since it […]


Ken Free, Hall of Fame member and MEAC Commissioner dies

January 7, 2022

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, heaven was commanded to attention as the angels began to shout and applaud the earthly life of Kenneth Allen Free Sr. as he transitioned from life in earth to eternal life in glory. Free was born on June 8, 1936, in Greensboro, N.C., the son of the late Lazelle Free […]


Bikes for Kids at Gate City Charter

January 6, 2022

All third-grade students at Greensboro’s Gate City Charter Academy screamed and jumped for joy when they learned each would receive a new Jiffy bicycle and safety helmet. In a special school assembly to award bicycles only to three students recognized for their essays on confidence, responsibility, kindness and determination, the Bikes for Kids Foundation and […]


Upsets highlight day two of HAECO Invitational

December 30, 2021

Women’s High School Basketball In day two of the 2021 HAECO Invitational, the top two women’s teams were upset. The Page Pirates sent the defending and top seed Northwest Guilford Vikings packing, falling 58-41. The Pirates led 22-6 at the break. The Vikings never got closer than 13 points during the second half. Page forward […]


Make 2022 a year of good health

December 30, 2021

Well, we made it. To say it was different is an understatement. 2021 has been difficult on so many different levels. What did you learn and how will you use the past challenges to flavor your new year? You learned that you were resilient and adaptive. Two qualities that will serve you well whatever the […]


A Greensboro foundation reaches back, lifts up and pays it forward

December 30, 2021

The COM7LETE Project Foundation, founded in 2018 by Greensboro resident Whitney Walls, recently held its annual scholarship gala at the Sedgefield Country Club ballroom in Greensboro. The purpose of the foundation, whose motto is to “Reach Back, Lift Up, and Pay It Forward,” is to “encourage and support students in continuing their education and commitment […]


Top 5 stories in Guilford County in 2021

December 30, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations 2021 opened up with a national push to get everyone vaccinated against COVID-19. The Guilford County Department of Public Health supported vaccination sites across the city, including the FEMA led mass vaccination site at Four Seasons Town Centre mall and one at the Greensboro Coliseum. The county also rolled out a mobile vaccination […]


Wilmington Journal publisher, Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, dies

December 30, 2021

The Black Press and African American community have lost a legendary leader, fighter and advocate for human rights, civil rights and justice. Indeed, one of her most successful efforts made worldwide news. Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, the third generation editor and publisher of The Wilmington Journal, died December 28th at the age of 78. Mrs. […]


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