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5 Things To Do This Weekend: Feb. 24…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — When it comes to entertainment WFMY News 2 has got you covered with a list of 5 things you can do to start having fun in the Piedmont Triad!

If you have an event that’s coming up send WFMY News 2 an email to news@wfmy.com Please include all information about the event.

We want to know if you ever take advantage of one of the five things to do list in the Triad. Contact us on our Facebook page or tweet @WFMY to let us know how you liked the event.

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NC A&T Chancellor Harold Martin gets national recognition

GREENSBORO, N.C. — He’s challenging the status quo and getting national recognition for it. Last month, HBCU Digest, an online commentary and news website, named North Carolina A&T Chancellor Dr. Harold Martin the most influential leader of the nation’s 107 historically black colleges and universities. In addition to leading the nation’s largest historically black university, Martin is an electrical engineer who grew up in Winston-Salem and is a graduate of Carver High School. He has an undergraduate and master’s degree […]
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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro celebrates 30 years

GREENSBORO, NC — Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro is celebrating a milestone. To celebrate 30 years of building houses in the Triad, the group will build 30 houses in 30 days.

Chris Kayumba is receiving one of the news houses. He says, “It was in my dream to get a house and once I get a house, I am going to raise my kid really good. Feel home and peace, you know, that’s what I need.”

Since 1987, the group has helped more than 450 families in the Triad.

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Debunking millennial myths

We’ve all heard the millennial stereotypes. Sheltered. Entitled. Addicted to their phones. According to UNCG senior Jade Murphy, they’re inaccurate characterizations. Myths that she –…

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UNCG professor’s documentary chronicles saga of unionizing at Smithfield hog plant

It’s safe to say Mathew Barr did not know what he was getting into. It was 2007, and the UNCG film professor had just finished playing out his latest documentary: Wild Caught: The Life and Struggles of an American Fishing Town, a story of four fishing families in and around Sneads Ferry, on the North […]
 

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