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Vehicle goes up in flames at Greensboro Burger King

GREENSBORO, N.C. — An SUV went up in flames outside a Burger King in Greensboro on Tuesday. The fire happened at the Burger King on South Holden Road around 6 p.m. No injuries were reported. Investigators don’t think the fire was suspicious and believe a mechanical is problem is to blame. The vehicle is a total loss.

Out of the Garden Project provides mobile meals to those in need in Guilford County

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Out of the Garden Project Director Don Milholin said he’s noticed the lines grow longer at the various distribution locations for mobile meals. Tuesday’s distribution was at Mustard Seed Community Health along South English Street. The produce, pizza, bread and meats are all collected from various grocers and restaurants. “They’ll be going home with at least 15 pounds of meat, that’s pretty rare because meat tends to be expensive. We’re very fortunate to have an abundance of […]

City of Greensboro wants public input on soliciting

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro will host five public forums for input on solicitation. The announcement was made after months of discussions about what the city should do about panhandling. City council is deciding on whether an ordinance, that would ban solicitors from doing things like being overly aggressive, should pass. Councilwoman Michelle Kennedy believes it is wrong because it punishes someone for doing something that is already illegal. “We really want to see laws on the books […]

High temperatures impact first responders in the Triad

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Spending too much time in the sun could quickly become a problem when it is hot and humid out. Just this morning, the Greensboro Fire Department had to double its manpower at a possible arson on Edwardia Drive to make sure firefighters could property cool off before getting back into action. Battalion Chief Bryan Vickery said firefighters not only have to worry about keeping themselves cool, they also respond to serious medical calls. They’ve had four heat […]