Man in custody after barricading himself in victim’s Greensboro apartment

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man who refused to exit a Mallard Lakes apartment after breaking into it was taken in custody by Greensboro police around two hours after police were called, according to a news release. Police came to 2920 Cottage Place at 1:03 p.m. Friday after a person called 911 saying a man unknown to him had come into his apartment and slammed the door, refusing to exit. The caller described the man, later identified as Brandon Markie Chapman, as […]
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Police arrest suspect in an armed robbery on UNCG’s campus

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police have arrested the primary suspect in an armed robbery on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Police said two suspects who were not students entered the campus at Reynolds Hall around 6 p.m. Jan. 31. When police got to Reynolds Hall, the surveillance video showed the two suspects walking in to Reynolds Hall, but it didn’t show them leaving. Police believe the suspects hid in the dorm for almost 40 minutes while […]
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Greensboro Science Center sees record-breaking year for attendance

2017 was a record-breaking year for attendance at the Greensboro Science Center, with 434,718 visitors to its science attractions.

Glenn Dobrogosz, CEO of the science center, said the record was last broken in 2013, after the original aquarium was opened.

“In 2017, we opened the Wiseman Aquarium expansion and Prehistoric Passages: Realm of Dragons, which have clearly made an extremely positive impact,” he said. “These new attractions now bring incredible ocean diversity, adventures in ancient history…

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ArtsGreensboro Announces Thomas & Jill White As Co-Chairs of Their 2018 Annual Community-wide Campaign for the Arts.

Greensboro, N.C., February 23, 2018 — ArtsGreensboro announce that Thomas and Jill White will serve as the 2018 Co-Chairs for their annual community-wide campaign for the arts- Guilford County’s largest comprehensive annual fundraising effort to support arts organizations, initiatives and critical infrastructure. Jill currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for ArtsGreensboro, and […]

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Exercise Wellness: Weight Lifting Safety

Consistent exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but it can be hard to know where to begin. There are many exercise options available for people of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced athletes, and it’s important to pick something appropriate for your skill level. If you’ve never followed an exercise plan before, meeting with a personal trainer can help you develop a routine that fits your lifestyle and preferences. They can also help you understand the […]
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Man killed after motorcycle collides with car in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 47-year-old man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a car in Greensboro Thursday evening, according to a press release. The crash happened at 5:19 p.m. Thursday at South Benbow Road and Britton Street. Raymond Patterson Jr., of Greensboro, was driving the motorcycle northbound on South Benbow Road when he collided with a 2007 Totoya Camry heading eastbound on Britton Street. Patterson died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Police say speed was a […]
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