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....
June 25, 2014 11:45
A memo from Chief of Police Ken Miller to City Manager Jim Westmoreland on May 28 stated, “The Greensboro Police Department 2013 Professional Standards Annual Report is an in-depth look at the way in which the GPD polices itself....
June 25, 2014 11:45
I was born in the Year of the Dog, according to the Chinese Zodiac, and have always been a bit loyal, though at times some would say it was more of a grim persistence. Either way, I’m a dog, known to say “what’s up dawg?”, and am more than capable of finding both a bone and my way home....
June 25, 2014 11:45
The budget for the upcoming fiscal year adds two latent print examiner positions to the force, to go with the two they already have. They are responsible for importing fingerprints into a database that searches for matches. The number of hits has been increasing steadily, rising from 382 in 2011 to 1600 in 2013 according to a report from the city....

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