Sept. 17, 2014 10:11
A one-year minimum hold was put on the demolition plans due to the property’s designation as an historic structure. It was during this period that Preservation Greensboro stepped in to work with the church to find a way to try to save the century-old home....
Sept. 10, 2014 09:57
SEDG partner Bob Chapman was on hand for last week’s redevelopment commission meeting to hear details of the brownfields agreement. City staff explained that the state authorized brownfields program allows potential developers of a once polluted piece of land to make future use of the site....
Sept. 10, 2014 09:57
Several months ago, Whitney Thore was working as a producer for local radio station 1075 KZL and posted a video of herself titled “A Fat Girl Dancing” on the station’s YouTube channel just to increase social media traffic to the site. Thore, a former competitive dancer, impressed the Internet with her athletic ability as a 340 pound woman....
Sept. 10, 2014 09:57
On July 18 it became official that High Point Mayor Bernita Sims would not run for re-election, due to a personal financial scandal in November 2013 when a Guilford County grand jury indicted her for writing a worthless check for $7,000. Three candidates saw the opportunity and filed for the Nov....
Sept. 10, 2014 09:57
When the Salem Creek Connector project is complete it will serve as a major artery between Winston- Salem’s East Ward and downtown. The road will connect Martin Luther King Jr Drive with Rams Drive while providing an additional access point to US 52....
Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
Your body is a blank canvas just waiting to be painted. Reidsville, just north of Greensboro, is home to the team behind Livingbrush, the Guinness World Record breaking, North American champions, Asia championship winning, and five-time World Championship winners for bodypainting....
Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
The major news out of the meeting last week of the Transportation Advisory Committee was that the group approved funding of the last two sections of the Greensboro Urban Loop. Other projects discussed included shifting federal money away from stalled projects, and identifying roadway improvements that could alleviate congestion....
Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
Residents of Winston-Salem’s East Ward gathered last Thursday at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church for a town hall meeting hosted by Councilman Derwin Montgomery. The meeting was attended by virtually every city department head and focused on concerns surrounding transportation and public safety....
Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
Forsyth County’s Central Library on 5 th Street in downtown Winston-Salem appears sleek and majestic on the outside, but all you have to do is walk inside and it becomes obvious that the place predates the information age. The original part of the building was constructed in 1952 with the back half being added in 1979....
Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
I was blessed to go to a great elementary school. The same school my mom’s father attended when he was young. Maybe it was that connection that made it seem so spiritual, but I loved going to school everyday at Old Town Elementary....

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