Greensboro police investigate armed robbery reported at Sherwin-Williams store on Pisgah Church Road

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police in Greensboro are investigating after a Sherwin-Williams store was robbed at gunpoint Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the business at 108 Pisgah Church Road at about 4:47 p.m. in reference to the incident, according to a Greensboro police press release. A man armed with a handgun allegedly entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of money and then left. No injuries were reported. Anyone with any information can call Greensboro police at (336) 373-1000 or […]
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Wells snubs Black Lives Matter; says primary results speak for themselves

GREENSBORO, NC — Brinson is primarily focusing on leveraging his bloc of support to advance the Black Lives Matter agenda in the general election. Rather than formally endorse Wells or Kee, Brinson said he proposed a candidate forum that would include Black Lives Matter, the Stop the Violence Movement, young NAACP members and the Ole Asheboro neighborhood, to let his supporters decide for themselves. Kee readily agreed, but Wells told Brinson in a phone conversation on Friday that she didn’t think the forum was necessary and the primary election results spoke for themselves.

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State Street revitalization in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Business owners on Greensboro’s State Street hope a planned brewery will help revitalize the area. “I would say 15 to 20 years ago, people were constantly on this street,” said Kathy Flack, owner of Kathy & Associates. “The stores were always really busy.” Business owners say things changed. “When some businesses moved out we kind of lost the vibe of State Street being a hot spot,” said Ray Essa, owner of Café Pasta and Grill. “For us […]
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Person shot, robbed at Greensboro hotel

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating after a person was shot in the hand and robbed at a Greensboro hotel early Wednesday morning, according to a press release. At about 1:40 a.m., officers went to the Holiday Inn on 6426 Burnt Poplar Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, police found a victim who was shot in the hand and robbed of an undetermined amount of money. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Additional […]
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Nancy Vaughan dominates Greensboro mayoral primary

GREENSBORO, NC — Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan deflected challengers from both the left and right with a solid 61.5 percent of the vote in unofficial results from Greensboro’s municipal primary on Tuesday night. “I’m feeling very happy,” Vaughan said, as fellow council members congratulated her at the board of elections in the Old Courthouse. “I believe it’s validation that the city is on the right track.”

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