Police Body Cameras Have Hidden Cost


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro police got body cameras through a $130,000 grant.  But buying the cameras is just part of the cost. 2 Wants To Know looked at video storage costs.

It used to be all police case files were kept in paper in boxes. Under state law, police departments have to hold on to them for so many years – depending on what the records are. Those boxes don’t cost much to keep in the department warehouse. But electronic recordings of body camera footage — well that’s another story. On average, GPD pays $1289 per camera per year to keep the computer records on a memory card.

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Mayhem Indoor Marching Band Competition This Saturday


GREENSBORO, N.C. — Eight marching bands with eight different half time shows will all be in one place this Saturday, October 10, 2015.

You’ll see some of Carolina’s best high school “showstyle” bands in competition at the Greensboro Coliseum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The competition features the following bands:

1.    Dudley High School,  Greensboro, NC

2.    Andrews High School, High Point, NC

3.    Pine Forest High School,  Fayetteville, NC

4.    EE. Smith High School, Fayetteville, NC

5.    Hoke County High School, Raeford, NC

6.    Fairfield Central, Winnsboro, SC

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The Sound of the Beep

John, you write so well. You express my heart and my politics so well. And in your article, Under the Hammer, on Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015, those were my words. You just did it better than I. Thank you so much for being the conservative voice in Greensboro and Guilford County.

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