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Greenways providing positive economic benefits to NC

Greenways providing positive economic benefits to NC

* Get details on the project * Download the full report and summary brochure * Download infographics * A&Y Greenway details RALEIGH — Greenways provide several positive economic benefits such as… Read more »

Be careful when burning debris in spring

Be careful when burning debris in spring

Wildfire risk typically higher through May; burning debris is No. 1 cause of wildfires RALEIGH – The N.C. Forest Service is urging residents across the state to think safety and exercise… Read more »

Teens, teammates to stage 5K run to crush cancer

Teens, teammates to stage 5K run to crush cancer

Co-race director’s father was diagnosed in Spring 2017 By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * Online registration * Event Facebook page GREENSBORO — For Northwest Guilford High School junior Meredith Sinkler, Spring… Read more »

Northern community huddles up for Ashton

Northern community huddles up for Ashton

Vikings 3rd-grader diagnosed with leukemia – how you can help By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * Donate here If the first 24 hours are any indication, the online campaign to raise… Read more »

Review: Five halos for Weaver Academy’s ‘Sister Act’

Review: Five halos for Weaver Academy’s ‘Sister Act’

Missed it? That’s a shame By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * Weaver Theatre Facebook page * Photos by Shelli Craig Photography GREENSBORO — There was a universal question on the minds… Read more »

Stop, Drop, Roll (and Climb) 5K set for April 7

Stop, Drop, Roll (and Climb) 5K set for April 7

There’s a fair number of hills to ascend in upcoming charity footrace By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * Register online * Course map * Course records: Men – Gebre Nida (18:37,… Read more »

Gordon building aims to survive detractors

Gordon building aims to survive detractors

Southard: ‘Surely, surely, the town would not allow it to be torn down … but it would be a tragedy if it were.” By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com SUMMERFIELD — Linda Southard… Read more »

School board forgives 2 bad weather days

School board forgives 2 bad weather days

Last day of school will be June 12 GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Schools Board of Education agreed to waive two planned inclement weather make-up days for all schools. In a… Read more »

Burns earns $260K scholarship to Northeastern

Burns earns $260K scholarship to Northeastern

The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Otis Burns, who attends Northern Guilford High School, has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The… Read more »

Board of Elections sets March 29 emergency meeting

Board of Elections sets March 29 emergency meeting

Wendelken’s Summer 2017 resignation sparked debacle  GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Board of Elections has called an emergency meeting for Thursday, March 29 at 2 p.m., pursuant to N.C.G.S. 143-318.12… Read more »

Obituary: Charlotte Straney

Obituary: Charlotte Straney

GREENSBORO — Ms. Charlotte Alexander Anderson Straney died peacefully from natural causes in Greensboro, N.C., on March 25 at the age of 71. A memorial service will be held Friday,… Read more »

Opinion: 15 years after the Iraq invasion, what are the costs?

Opinion: 15 years after the Iraq invasion, what are the costs?

This March marked the 15th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. In 2003, President George W. Bush and his advisers based their case for war on the idea that Saddam Hussein,… Read more »

Sheriff seeks public’s help in Eden shooting

Sheriff seeks public’s help in Eden shooting

EDEN —Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking anyone with information about the shots fired at 133 David Drive in Eden around 8:50 Monday night to call the Rockingham County Sheriff’s… Read more »

‘March For Our Lives’ teaches hands-on civics

‘March For Our Lives’ teaches hands-on civics

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service – NC ASHEVILLE — In an unprecedented demonstration of civic engagement, hundreds of thousands of young people and other activists will demonstrate Saturday in March… Read more »

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Units have ties to NC company WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of some 452,000 Kidde smoke detectors sold in the United States. The… Read more »

Brown Summit school ceremony set for March 29

Brown Summit school ceremony set for March 29

BROWNS SUMMIT — A ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 29 to install a commemorative historic marker for Brown Summit Middle School. The ceremony is located at 4720 N.C. 150… Read more »

GCS board adopts resolution on school shootings

GCS board adopts resolution on school shootings

Board opposes arming teachers, calls on lawmakers to act GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Board of Education called on lawmakers to strengthen laws and devote more resources to prevent further… Read more »

Coexist with coyotes

Coexist with coyotes

By Melissa McGaw If you live in North Carolina, you’ve probably seen a coyote, or know someone who has. The animal’s unique ability to adapt to a wide range of… Read more »

Practice safety, ethics as turkey season opens next month

Practice safety, ethics as turkey season opens next month

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home from the Hunt campaign reminds hunters to practice safe and ethical hunting as wild turkey season opens April 14 and continues through May 12, preceded by… Read more »

Students: Know your rights

Students: Know your rights

Students don’t sign over all their rights when living on campus By Robert Higham and Brooke Erickson ENGL 336 Helpful links: * Flex Your Rights – a reminder that student’s… Read more »

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