May 18, 2016 08:03
To my knowledge the bathroom bill passed by our Republican overlords does not personally affect me. To the degree that my state has become a global laughing stock as our legislators swirl around the drainpipe, yes, in that regard I have been affected....
May 11, 2016 12:04
At a Monday afternoon work session, the Greensboro city council passed a resolution that will allow limited release of video captured by the body-worn camera of former police officer Tim Bloch as he fatally shot Chieu Di Thi Vo in March of 2014....
May 4, 2016 07:52
Under the desert sun, I joined “Veterans for Peace,” “CODEPINK” and “Voices for Creative Nonviolence” for their second national protest against killer drone operations everywhere. While the protest lasted a week, I was only there from March 30 to April 2....
April 27, 2016 07:33
The perceived need for a unifying organization to increase overall effectiveness was part of the impetus for a meeting in the fall of 2013. That meeting brought together dozens of interested community members to address issues around food supply in Guilford County. Out of this a Task Force was created to establish a Local Food Council....
April 20, 2016 08:10
Jim Budd sits in a high back chair surrounded by the soft afternoon sunlight pouring through large glass windows on the second floor office space of The Worx on Barnhardt Street in Downtown Greensboro. A local artisan craft fair is wrapping up downstairs....
April 13, 2016 07:37
It’s good to see people passionate about civic matters. It sure beats apathy. But when it comes to HB2, the bill that, among other things, requires transgender people to use bathrooms in government facilities that align with the gender on their birth certificates, there is a lot of rhetoric that goes beyond zeal and reaches to unmitigated bigotry....
April 6, 2016 07:37
Given the dramatic finish to Monday night’s national title game, which UNC lost to a phenomenal Villanova team, there’s not much else I could possibly write in this space right now. I really wanted to be able to write about how much joy this year’s team brought me in the last four weeks....
March 30, 2016 08:29
When the North Carolina state legislature called a special session last week to pass House Bill 2 (HB2) overturning Charlotte’s anti-discrimination ordinance that, among other things, would have allowed transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify, it kicked off a state-wide firestorm of debate....
March 23, 2016 07:38
Well, I’ve been asked to participate in this hootenanny on April 7 in Downtown Greensboro. Labeled with the moniker “GSO Newsmakers,” the event will feature no less than five newspaper editors on a panel convened to discuss issues facing the Gate City and to take questions from readers....
March 16, 2016 07:37
The award was for my story, “Greensboro Islamic Academy: A school like any other,” which we published in early January 2015. I knew instinctively when I wrote the story that it had potential. My hopes for the story were temporarily crushed when the Charlie Hebdo massacre took place in Paris a few hours before our issue hit the streets that week....

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