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Local organizations host Health Fair

Destiny Christian Center and the Greensboro Medical Society hosted a Health Fair on Saturday, August 12 at the church located at 2401 Randleman Road. With help from the Greensboro Fire Department, Cone Health, the Mobile Dental Clinic along with several healthcare professionals and many community service organizations, attendees were provided wellness information along with free […]
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Candlelight vigil draws hundreds to downtown

An estimated 1,000 people gathered at Governmental Plaza in Downtown Greensboro on Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil to remember the lives lost during violent protests that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Saturday, August 12, hundreds of White nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members held a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where they clashed […]
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Economics drives District 2 candidate forum

And then there were three. Five candidates filed to run for the District 2 seat and as of August 3, two candidates, Felicia Angus and Tim Vincent, announced they would be withdrawing from the race. On August 3, District 2 candidates were invited to meet and greet the community at the Concerned Citizens of Northeast […]
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Tips for summertime grilling

This is the peak season for grilling outside. Here are a few grilling tips to keep in mind for a safe and enjoyable outdoor summer experience. For many people, a hot July day is the signal that it’s time to have a barbecue. While most of us only grill during warm months, let’s not forget […]
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Sit-in participants remember lunch counter integration

The Greensboro community gathered to celebrate and remember the courageous acts led by four A&T freshmen: Ezell Blair, Jr. (Jibreel Khazan), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and David Richmond, at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum on Tuesday. July 25 marked the 57th anniversary of the integration of the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter, that is […]
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Wells to finish Fox’s term

Greensboro City Council appointed Dr. Goldie Wells as the new District 2 representative in a 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s meeting. Council was tasked with selecting a replacement for District 2 Councilmember Jamal Fox, who announced his early resignation from the board in June. Fox has accepted a position with the City of Portland as the […]
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The 69th East-West All-Star Game

The North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA) presented the 69th Annual East-West All-Star Game played at the Greensboro Coliseum on Monday night (July 17). The East teams won both games. The East girls rallied from 11 points down to score a 74-71 victory over the West. Kayla Jones of Riverside Martin sparked the East with 14-second […]
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Second candidate announces for N.C. NAACP Presidency

Now that N.C. NAACP Pres. Rev. William Barber will stay on until the October conference elections, the picture is beginning to become clearer as to who is vying to succeed him. Rev. Dr. Portia W. Rochelle, president of the Raleigh-Apex NAACP Chapter, announced in a July 7 campaign letter that she is now a candidate […]
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