July 9, 2014 10:54
The residents of Historic Westerwood in Greensboro take pride in their home landscaping. The 1920s neighborhood is filled with beautiful old trees and well-tended gardens. So some neighbors were furious when they discovered that their favorite trees and shrubs had been destroyed by Duke Energy....
July 9, 2014 10:54
While no corporations in the Triad have announced that they will now be dropping coverage for treatments like emergency contraceptives and intrauterine devices (IUDs), most companies in the U.S. are considered “closely held” and are eligible to deny coverage....
July 9, 2014 10:54
“Forward together. Not one step back.” It’s a refrain commonly heard at Moral Mondays, a series of rallies that began last summer as a response to several conservative policies passed by the North Carolina General Assembly....
July 9, 2014 10:54

One Kentucky native’s impact on the Triad

It was about a week after I started working at Yes! Weekly in February that I first got to meet Kyle Gott. It began in the form of an email inviting me to an Alma Adams for Congress town hall event over at the CWA Local 3607 building on Indus trial Avenue off South Eugene Street in Greensboro....
July 9, 2014 10:54
McGowan had been behind on a loan and received a telemarketing call from Beneficial to refinance the loan, and receive a check for Christmas money. Her husband had just died and she was raising two children by herself....
July 3, 2014 10:09
Offices with shared co-working spaces allow people to rent portions of the space for a limited amount of time. This model is more accessible to college students and young professionals who may not be able to afford the overhead cost of leasing a building or need to make a long-term commitment to a property....
July 3, 2014 10:09
It’s called Heritage House. I’m not sure whose heritage is embodied here, but the future needs to be different. People shouldn’t be living like this. Residents and community activists had been making noise for a couple of weeks, but I had no idea the conditions at the high-rise on West Meadowview Road in Greensboro would be this bad....
July 3, 2014 10:09
The city kicked off a new initiative last Friday aimed at providing recreational opportunities for kids during the summer with the first of five events, known as Fairground Fridays. The first event featured arcade games, concessions and a BMX bike show in the education building along with a disc jockey outdoors....
July 3, 2014 10:09
Food deserts are defined as areas where at least 33% of residents live more than one mile from a grocery store and with more than 20% living below the poverty line....
July 3, 2014 10:09
Winston-Salem will say goodbye to an active part of its transportation history very soon. The West End Trolley is scheduled to cease operations beginning July 21 after the city council voted to end the service at its June 16 meeting as part of budget negotiations....

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