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Cone Health & Community Collaborate

April 23, 2020

Cone Health has received donations of medical and cleaning supplies to aid in the response to COVID-19. The donations have been in response to the worldwide scramble for healthcare supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers treating patients with the highly contagious viral infection, COVID-19. Healthcare leaders have coordinated with various local […]

Book Review: “It’s Not All Downhill from Here”

April 17, 2020

Getting old ain’t for sissies. Aging is not for the weak, whiners, or wimps, not for fraidy-cats or those with no confidence, and aging is absolutely not for the inflexible. But then again, as in the new novel by Terry McMillan, “It’s Not All Downhill from Here,” either. The last thing Loretha Curry wanted was […]

Patterson named to College Basketball Coaching Honor Roll

April 17, 2020

UNCG women’s basketball Head Coach Trina Patterson has been named to the first-ever Achieving Coaching Excellence College Basketball Coaching Honor Roll recently, after guiding the Spartans to a share of the regular season SoCon title and an appearance in the conference tournament final. Patterson was one of 11 NCAA Division I women’s basketball coaches to […]

What is PPP? Business leaders help organize to flesh out the details

April 16, 2020

Small Business leaders across the state mobilized on a Zoom video conference on Sunday to discuss in-depth how business owners can get the best resources out of the CARE Act, specifically the PPP act. The conference, sponsored by North Carolina National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Knox Street Studios, garnered roughly 50 […]

Water/sewer billing and payment changes due to COVID-19

April 16, 2020

The Water Resources Department has instituted several options to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic. Payment plans are available and can be arranged by calling the City’s Contact Center at (336) 373-CITY (2489) on Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. If water service was cut off for nonpayment prior to mid-March, and is […]

Old Women’s Hospital and Wesley Long to treat COVID-19 patients

April 16, 2020

As of April 15, the Guilford County Department of Public Health (GCDPH) reported 137 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and ten related deaths in the county. In order to treat the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases, Cone Health has moved to treat patients out of the old Women’s Hospital on Green Valley Road. Wesley Long […]

Helping Hands During a Time of Crisis

April 9, 2020

Community members lined up along Alamance Church Road to pick up much needed groceries and supplies at Mount Zion Baptist Church’s food giveaway on April 7. The church partnered with Out of the Garden Project to provide 450 CHICK-FIL-A sandwiches and food to anyone in need. Church officials tallied 1,031 people who will benefit from […]

Camryn Brown’s senior season: From preseason snub to Player of the Year

April 8, 2020

There was only one thing that Camryn Brown wanted to win when she came to High Point University (HPU) from Revere High School in Copley, Ohio. She wanted to be a part of the first Big South Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship in program history. While her final shot at that dream was abruptly cut short […]

Book Review: “Turn It Up!”

April 8, 2020

It starts with tapping toes. It’s followed by shaking shoulders, waving arms, and swaying hips: you hear music and pretty soon, you’re dancing to a beat, and maybe even singing along with an artist you really love to listen to. Can you imagine your great-grandma dancing? Or her grandma? In “Turn It Up!” by Joel […]

Pandemic exacerbates the inequalities of health care

April 8, 2020

In this evolving COVID-19 pandemic, medical experts have indicated that we may see many more deaths in the next two weeks than we have seen before. As the number of deaths rise to more than 13,000, it is difficult to comprehend. But we are finally beginning to see the wisdom of social distancing as we […]


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