Jan. 21, 2015 08:16
Every four years, families all over the world gather around their television, or in some parts of the world, a community television, to watch the Winter Olympics. Athletes spend years — some dedicate their entire life — practicing for their one moment in the international spotlight to showcase their talents....
Jan. 14, 2015 11:47
Thomas Hobbes once said, “It is not wisdom but authority that makes a law.” The 17th century philosopher might have been speaking at a time when governments were being created, but in 2015 there are laws on the books that show signs of age in places like Winston-Salem....
Jan. 7, 2015 10:43
Greensboro Islamic Academy made headlines across North Carolina when it was the most requested school under the state’s new Opportunity Scholarship Program. GIA was requested by 170 voucher applicants, with the school initially approved for 43....
Dec. 31, 2014 10:57
The woman’s belly is testing the stretchlimits of the shirt covering it. Her ached gait is the summation of nine months of carrying, feeding, and comforting a child, or in this case, two children, inside of her. Her moans accompany contractions, which are becoming dangerously close....
Dec. 24, 2014 10:07
Generosity is a quality like honesty and patience that we all probably wish we had more of. When you show generosity, you might give away things or money or put others before yourself. But generosity is about more than cash and stuff. When you’re forgiving and gentle to people, you show generosity of spirit....
Dec. 17, 2014 10:11

Why hockey succeeded in Winston-Salem and why it ultimately failed.

Several times per year, thousands of black and gold clad students pack Joel Coliseum to see their beloved Demon Deacons take the court. Most probably have no idea that 30 years ago, another arena sat on this very site, and it was hockey, not basketball that dominated the schedule....
Dec. 10, 2014 10:12
That’s what James Hodge was doing back on Nov. 5 when the phone rang. It was his friend, comic Tom Simmons, who said booking agencies were looking for local comics to open up for Dave Chappelle that night at the new Cone Denim Theater in Downtown Greensboro....
Dec. 3, 2014 10:19
On a blustery November day, when the branches have been all but stripped of foliage and the ground is a graveyard of dampened browned and yellowed leaves, Eric Snow sits in his Greensboro apartment watching football in a pair of sweatpants, a......
Nov. 26, 2014 10:14
Zach Grimes punched Ed LeBrun as Robert Reid placed his knees against the back of Ed’s neck to tie his hands behind his back, telling the others, “Sweep the house.” In a phony English accent, Reid passed the incursion off as a simple robbery, one that would be over in a few minutes....
Nov. 19, 2014 10:31
When Babylon opened downtown in 1994, LeBrun’s frenzied First Friday parties brought down the House, booking world renowned DJs — Diesel Boy, Andy Hughes, Bad Boy Bill, Frankie Bones, Ani (On-E), Bobble, Derrick Carter, Keoki, Sven Väth — who held......

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