Second suspect in Burlington Biscuitville robbery arrested in Pennsylvania

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police have arrested another suspect in connection with an armed robbery of a Burlington Biscuitville that they say was an inside job. Dorothy Lean Hood, 49, of Greensboro, was arrested in Allentown, Pa., Tuesday for outstanding warrants related to an April 17 robbery. Hood was wanted for armed robbery, accessory before the fact of armed […]
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GPD Invites Public To Police Week Events

GREENSBORO, NC — In a few weeks… the Greensboro Police Department is inviting the entire community to go blue! It’s all for a good cause.

Captain Trey Davis with the Greensboro Police Department joined Lauren to talk about ‘National Police Week’.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Today, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world participate in events to honor those that have lost their lives in the line of duty.

GPD kicks off Police Memorial Week on May 14. Several events are planned to bring together police and members of the public in ways that are fun and meaningful.

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‘The Peer Project’ helps enhance classroom experience in Forsyth County schools

There is always more to learn, even if you are a teacher. The Winston-Salem Foundation recognizes the importance of continued development and resources for teachers because their students are the community’s future. That’s why the foundation is supporting Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools with a two-million dollar commitment over five years called “The Peer Project.” The […]
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Tractor Supply Co. to open in Greensboro

Tractor Supply Co. has broken ground for a 19,000-square-foot store on South Elm-Eugene Street in Greensboro.

Rob Hoskins, a spokesman for the Brentwood, Tenn-based retail chain, said the store is tentatively scheduled to open Oct. 29. It will have between 12 and 17 full- and part-time employees.

Developer Tom James of T. Cooper James & Associates said the project will cost $3 million. DooleyMack of Charleston, S.C., is the general contractor.

The chain sells farm and garden supplies, tools and…

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Greensboro teacher selected as National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Triad high school teacher, recognized for his commitment to geographic education, will join fellow teachers from around the country on a trip to Iceland later this year.

Tim Martin, Greensboro Day School’s Earth Science teacher, was selected as one of the 2016 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows.

Every year, K-12 educators apply for the professional development opportunity that allows them to bring immersive geographic learning experiences back to their classrooms and communities.

Martin is one of 35 highly respected educators from the United States and Canada to receive this honor.

Later this year, Martin will embark on a 11 day Lindblad voyage aboard the National Geographic Explorer to circumnavigate Iceland for a one-of-a-kind field experience, accompanied by Lindblad-National Geographic expedition experts.

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Restaurant employee injured during armed robbery in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A restaurant employee was struck with a handgun during an armed robbery Tuesday night in Greensboro. Officers with the Greensboro Police Department were called to Sapporo’s Fantasy Japanese Steakhouse at 2939 Battleground Ave. in reference to a robbery just after 10 p.m. According to a release from Lt. T. D. Moore, two suspects, one […]
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