Greensboro to invite developers, property owners on a downtown design overlay tour

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Urban designer Elizabeth Link can pick out how each building downtown fits in to the area’s overall feel. From first floor patios to large windows and lighting, Link says they’re all part of the city’s design overlay which are guidelines for new buildings or renovations downtown. “We like brick, stone, heavy duty things,” Link said. The goal is for new development to blend in with the historic look and vibe downtown with many of the buildings built […]
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Greensboro Marine to stand at attention on Memorial Day again

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Last Memorial Day, FOX8 did a story on U.S. Marine and Former Greensboro Assistant Fire Chief Skip Nix, who stood on the side of Wendover Avenue in Greensboro saluting fallen service members. The story was posted again on Facebook, leading up to the Memorial Day holiday and spread across the country. It has more than 1,500,000 views, 60,000 shares, 30,000 reactions and 2,000 comments. We spoke with Nix, who says he is surprised by the magnitude of the reaction, and […]
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4 Stories About Triad Veterans #Blessed

We love our veterans! They have done and continue to do so much for our country and communities.

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These four stories featuring veterans and military spouses in our community will put a smile on your face and make you feel blessed to be an American.

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A Vietnam Veteran has found a unique way to retire flags worn or torn.

Read:Veteran’s Unique Way to Recycle Worn-Out American Flags

Hank Williams from Graham creates star patches for other veterans.

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New Trends In Identity Theft

GREENSBORO, N.C. – When you think of identity theft, you’d assume they’re just taking your information and and pretending to be a you. Not anymore. 2 Wants To Know found a new trend where the ID thief uses parts of your ID and parts of someone else to mix them together to form a new fake person – a synthetic identity.

When thieves steal only part of your information it takes longer before you find out and it’s harder to track down who’s responsible. What they do is take your social security number, a birth date from someone else and an address from a third person.

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