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Judy Mays devoted 48 years to Mendenhall

Here is something positive for a change. If you attended or worked at Mendenhall Middle School in the past 48 years you will have been touched by Judy Mays, who just retired this June after a total of 50 years…


Hogwashed

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a three-part investigation into North Carolina’s hog-farming industry. This story will examine claims by lower-income, African-American residents of eastern North Carolina that neighboring hog farms have polluted their properties as well as efforts by lawmakers to shield pork producers from litigation. The second story will look at the […]

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Newcomers and incumbents flock to city council elections

Greensboro voters will choose the first city council to serve a four-year term in the upcoming general election on Nov. 7. A sudden retirement and a returning veteran. A cohort of progressive newcomers. A mayoral race perhaps still developing. With filing more than a week out, the contours of this year’s Greensboro City Council election […]

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Barstool: Covering the classics at After Hours Tavern

I’d only heard of After Hours Tavern in High Point because I made a point to seek out bars in the Triad’s smallest city. It didn’t sound like the kind of place I’d normally frequent, made clear by college nights and $4 Fireball shots, but I wanted to find some worthwhile venues in the Furniture […]

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Hate crime doesn’t warrant police investigation, separate charge

A hate crime is not always prosecuted as such, as Rosalind Hoover’s experience shows. And in her case, the allegations of racial threats of violence weren’t even investigated. But for a chance meeting with a reporter, the barrage of racial slurs and threats of violence allegedly rained down on an African-American woman in High Point […]

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Growing pains on Eugene Street

An outsider might find it unusual that the city of Greensboro has a ribbon-cutting of sorts scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at 4, the moment that the 400 block of Eugene Street reopens. Like waving to the train as it passes through town, it does seem a little bit provincial to hold a photo op for […]

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