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High Point domestic violence victim speaks out, encourages others to get help

HIGH POINT, N.C. — In the last two weeks, there have been at least two deadly cases of domestic violence in High Point — one involving a couple and the other involving a father and son. On Monday night, a neighborhood group called the Oakview Citizens Council held a meeting to discuss the issue along with other problems in the community. “We feel like we are in a position to do this kind of stuff, to educate the public on some of […]
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Triad manufacturer is adding space, creating potential for new jobs

A Triad manufacturer is expanding its local manufacturing facilities by nearly 50 percent as it comes off a record year and needs room to grow in the future.

Greensboro-based CGR Products Inc. is in the middle of adding 30,000 square feet to its existing facilities, but does not expect to immediately use all of the extra space.

CGR, which fabricates and converts raw materials into engineered parts for original equipment manufacturers in the automotive, boat building, power generation, lawn mower…

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Erwin Montessori students make thank you cards for Alamance Elementary after tornado

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Erwin Montessori Elementary students are busy talking about and coloring their designs. But as a young student reads her card, you can tell this art lesson is different and carries a greater meaning. “Dear Alamance, thank you very much for welcoming us with kindness and a warm smile. I love the school and wish I could be here forever,” said the student. When the Erwin students lost their Greensboro school to the April 15 tornado, Alamance Elementary […]
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Guilford County teacher encourages other teachers to use ‘power of partnership’ to help schools

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Like most elementary schools, Sumner Elementary in Greensboro teaches the basics like writing, reading, and math. But Sumner also highlights character development. Recently, a group of fifth-graders got a firsthand lesson on what the school calls “the power of partnership.” David McMurtrie is a Greensboro businessman that also gives a lot of his time and resources to Guilford County Schools. “It’s a great way to give back a little bit to the community,” McMurtrie said. “The teachers […]
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