Results from local primary election races

Incumbent Mayor Nancy Vaughan and Diane Moffett have advanced to the general election in the Greensboro mayoral race. Vaughan got the 61 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary election, with Moffett receiving 22 percent and John Brown getting 17 percent. Jay Wagner and Bruce Davis advanced to the general election in the High Point mayoral race. Incumbent Mayor Ian Baltutis and Celo Faucette advanced to the general election in Burlington’s mayoral race. In a close race, incumbent Jamestown Mayor Keith […]
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Former NC A&T student killed after fight at party in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A former North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University student died after a fight at a party in Greensboro early Sunday morning, according to police. John Cook, 22, of Charlotte, has been identified the victim, Greensboro police said in a press release. Officers responded to the incident at Sherwood Forest Apartments at 707 Milton St. at about 2:30 a.m. The victim was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Police said the case is being investigated […]
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Hundreds wait in rain to applaud, protest Trump in Greensboro

Hundreds of people lined the streets in the rain to express support for Donald Trump, protest the man or to simply catch a glimpse of a president as his motorcade cruised into Greensboro’s tony Irving Park neighborhood for a high-dollar political fundraiser on Saturday evening. The intersection of Cornwallis Drive and Cleburne Street took on […]

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Local elections are just as important as national ones

GREENSBORO, NC — At such a divisive time in politics, people often get caught up in large national elections and forget about local elections. These elections can have large impacts on the lives of citizens and are still overlooked. One of the first steps in taking political action is voting in local elections. The everyday lives of citizens are much more impacted by city council and mayoral elections. They are in charge of local laws, policy and other important aspects of our daily living.

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