The Financial Impacts of the ACC Tourney

GREENSBORO, NC — Big events mean big bucks for the Triad.

The price tag of economic impact for the Women’s ACC Championship is $4.6 million for the city of Greensboro.

The Wyndham Championship creates approximately $50 million.

But this year, Greensboro is missing out on nearly $26 million.

The reason is because Greensboro won’t be transforming into Tourney town for the Men’s ACC Championship in 2016.

We know the city is bringing in other events to make up for the loss, but the question is, will it be enough?

City leaders and Greensboro Coliseum Complex executives aren’t denying the problem.

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Winston-Salem police identify victims who were hit by train

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A Greensboro woman has died and a man injured after they were hit by a train in Forsyth County on Saturday. Karen Harlow, 51, died at the scene due to injuries and 37-year-old Aleyn William Griswold of Greensboro was injured and taken to the hospital, according to Winston-Salem police. Winston-Salem police, firefighters […]
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Greensboro NAACP participates in ‘Moral March to the Polls’ event

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Local North Carolina NAACP branches led “Moral March to the Polls” in honor of Bloody Sunday and to raise awareness about the first weekend of early voting. Among the chapters participating was the Greensboro NAACP. Members and supporters, along with The League of Women Voters carpooled with the assistance of a police […]
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Weaver Academy Students Build Tiny Home

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Students at Weaver Academy hope a ‘tiny’ project will someday help a bigger cause.

Tom Bater and his students are currently building a ‘tiny’ house as part of a shop class project. The project was funded by Guilford County Schools. Once construction is complete, the house will be auctioned off and the money will go back into the school system.

Tom says because the project is funded by taxpayer money, it cannot be donated or given to charity. But he says eventually, he and his students would like to see their tiny homes help those in need in the community.

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