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Safety concerns persist at complex that houses Congolese refugees

Congolese refugees, resettlement agencies and the owners of the Heritage Apartments give conflicting accounts of maintenance efforts in the wake of a deadly fire that took the lives of five children last month. Representatives of two agencies that resettle and support refugees in Greensboro had given lengthy presentations about their menu of services to the […]

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1 arrested, 1 sought after Greensboro police officer walks in on burglary at mom’s house

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — One suspect was arrested and one is still at large after an off-duty Greensboro police officer walked in on a burglary in progress at their mom’s house, according to a news release from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies came to a home in the 4800 block of Groometown Road at 9 a.m. after the officer called authorities. The officer was checking on their mom’s house when they encountered the suspects. The officer chased one of […]
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Spirit Airlines coming to airport with service to Orlando, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Spirit Airlines is coming to Piedmont Triad International Airport in September, the company announced Tuesday. Beginning Sept. 6, Spirit will begin service from PTI to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Orlando International Airport and Tampa International Airport. Service to and from Orlando will run three times weekly, while service to and from Fort Lauderdale and Tampa will each operate two times weekly. Service will increase to four times weekly to Orlando and three times weekly to Fort Lauderdale and Tampa starting Nov. 8. The Piedmont Triad will mark Spirit’s 66th service station in its network.
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