Winston-Salem torn over rising immigration population, fear on both sides of debate, ‘Folks don’t feel safe’

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The protesters chant in English, then in Spanish, as they belt out their rallying cry. “The people, united, will never be defeated!” “El pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!” Winston-Salem’s leaders are hours away from deciding whether to declare this a “welcoming city” for immigrants. And at a rally on the steps of City Hall, supporters of the measure are making their case one last time. “Now do it in Arabic!” someone shouts. Demonstrators cheer as a woman […]
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High Point city councilman convicted of driving while impaired in Greensboro

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A High Point city councilman has been convicted of driving while impaired after being stopped at a checkpoint last month. The High Point Enterprise reported that Jason Ewing was found with blood alcohol content of 0.11 after being stopped by an officer in Greensboro. That’s slightly higher than the legal state limit of 0.08. Ewing said he believes he had three beers while attending a concert in downtown Greensboro. A court-ordered substance abuse assessment shows no […]
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Walk For Recovery Aims To Bring…

GREENSBORO, NC – A walk in downtown Greensboro on Saturday aims to bring awareness to a disease that affects many in the Triad.

The Walk for Recovery organized by Fellowship Hall Inc., discussed the epidemic of substance use disorder and relayed it is a disease that is treatable and also show recovery is real and attainable.

Walkers went on a 1-mile trek from Center City Park to Governmental Plaza on S. Greene Street. After walking, Jimmy Cioe, Recovery Initiatives Program Coordinator for the Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse in NC, spoke.

Cioe talked about the Recovery Movement and Mike Yow, President & CEO of Fellowship Hall, is gave words of encouragement and inspiration.

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Groovin’ In The Garden Showcases…

GREENSBORO — Music and nature’s beauty are on full display at Greensboro Beautiful’s annual Groovin’ in the Garden event.

From noon to five on Sunday, April 30th visitors can enjoy the flowers of Gateway Gardens and live music from Triad bands and schools.

There will be a musical instrument “petting zoo,” lawn games, food vendors and more.

The event is located at 2924 E, Gate City Boulevard. Admission is free. Parking and a free shuttle are available at the Gateway University Research Park.

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