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An icon says goodbye

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mary Wells has owned and operated Mary’s Antiques at 607 S. Elm St. since before downtown saw its many changes. Wells, now 75, is ready to retire from the business and get to work on her own personal collections at home. The shop houses all kinds of unique items including an antique cash register, vintage dental chair, a collection of thousands of buttons, a collection of metal furniture hardware dating back to the 1800’s, thousands of crystal prisms, thousands of 1910 era seed packets and more.

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Congrats! Guilford College men’s basketball clinch third conference title

SALEM, Va. – Freshmen Jaylen Gore and Kyler Gregory scored 13 points apiece in Guilford College’s 64-54 victory over Emory & Henry College in Sunday’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament final. Tournament Most Valuable Player Carson Long added 11 points and four blocks to help Guilford clinch its third ODAC title and its fifth NCAA Division III playoff berth. The Quakers (23-5) also won the league in 2008 and 2010.

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Guilford County teachers get extra training with reading materials

The school system adopted the ARC materials and approach district-wide for grades four through nine after piloting it at Gillespie among other schools last year. More than 400,000 books for students have been delivered to schools around the district since May 2016. The books cover many different categories: fun reading, literature, science, sports fiction and so forth. And they are all sorted for reading level and elementary, middle or high school age-appropriateness. ($$$ — fee may be required.)

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