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Ready For School, Ready For Life

February 11, 2016

A community wide effort to transform the early childhood system in Guilford County is underway. Ready For School, Ready For Life hosted its first Get Ready Guilford Early Childhood Summit on Thursday, February 4, at the Koury Convention Center, along with more than 100 service providers and advocates for children and families. Ready For School, […]

Bennett College celebrates 90th anniversary

February 5, 2016

Bennett College celebrates its 90th anniversary this year and has a series of events scheduled to mark the milestone. “Here at Bennett College we develop young women into future teachers, scientists, journalists, entrepreneurs, social workers, and the list goes on-because we go on,” said Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall. “As we celebrate 90 years of […]

King celebrations advocate open dialogue on race relations

January 22, 2016

Several celebrations commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were held across Greensboro beginning last weekend throughout the week. Among them were a parade, a city hosted breakfast, and religious services. On Friday, Jan.15, members of Greensboro’s Jewish community and local residents gathered at the temple’s Jefferson Road campus to remember […]

Hapy New Year: A year in review

January 1, 2016

In Greensboro, a number of landmark achievements occurred as well as struggles and points of contention that divided and ultimately brought the community together. There were historical commemorations as well as contemporary achievements that will affect life in Greensboro in the future. As we say goodbye to 2015, we look back at some of the […]

Jews & Muslims Unite

December 18, 2015

In light of the anti-Muslim rhetoric being blasted on the national and international stage, a group of local Jewish and Muslim high school students gathered last Thursday night (Dec. 10) for an evening of dialogue, prayer and fellowship. As part of a celebration on National Human Rights Day, more than 30 area high schol seniors […]

Celebrating Holiday Cheer

December 11, 2015

Greensboro added a touch of holiday magic to the city last weekend with The Festival of Lights and the 2015 Holiday Parade. Downtown Greensboro was full of holiday cheer on Friday, December 4 as hundreds gathered during the annual tree lighting ceremony that took place at Center City Park. The 38-foot tree has 2,900 lights […]

Candidates file for 2016 Election

December 5, 2015

Candidate filing for the 2016 Primary Elections opened at noon on Tuesday. But changes made by The North Carolina General Assembly have moved all of the state’s primaries from May to March 15, which will also push up early voting, giving candidates less time to campaign. Filing will be open until December 21. Three state […]

Greensboro celebrates unity across faith traditions

November 30, 2015

The Greensboro community left their religion and politics at the door when they entered Guilford College’s Dana Auditorium on Sunday for The Piedmont Interfaith Council’s 33rd Celebration of Giving Thanks. Created in 1983 by Dr. James Hull, this community-wide ecumenical celebration of Thanksgiving was first held as part of the 175th Anniversary of the City […]

U.S. Rep. Adams introduces small business legislation for Vets

November 13, 2015

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (N.C.-12) visited Greensboro this week to announce new legislation aimed at helping more veterans become small business owners. “Our veterans put their lives on the line to protect our nation and we owe it to them to ensure they have the resources they need to thrive when they return home,” said […]

The Greatest Homecoming Parade on Earth

October 30, 2015

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