Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
According to a press release from the city, Greensboro received a bronze-level rating again “for its commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies....
Oct. 9, 2013 09:46
Dueling demonstrations outside the Municipal Building followed by statements from speakers during a city council meeting tonight followed the pattern of the racially divided vote last Thursday on a resolution calling on Mayor Bernita Sims and Councilman Foster Douglas to resign: White people wanted Sims to go while black people stood behind her....
Oct. 2, 2013 11:32
The civil complaint filed in the US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina alleges that HB 589, which was signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory on Aug. 12, “was enacted with the purpose of denying or abridging the right of African Americans to vote on account of their race or color,” in violation of the 1965 Voting Rights Act....
Sept. 25, 2013 10:04
Eleven employees in Winston-Salem State University’s facilities management division received about $45,000 in offthe-books benefits through the use of university vehicles to commute between their homes and work, according to an investigation released by the NC Auditor’s Office on Monday....
Sept. 18, 2013 12:50
He may be new to the position, but Jason Cannon isn’t new to Greensboro. After a nationwide search for a new president and CEO, Downtown Greensboro Inc. hired Greensboro Partnership Vice President and lobbyist Jason Cannon. ...
Sept. 12, 2013 11:18
The original target for committed private funds was $20 million, but Greensboro City Council voted last month to move forward with a plan build the center with $30 million from both the public and private sectors, a goal Community Foundation President Walker Sanders said was attainable....
Sept. 4, 2013 01:06
After lowering the nighttime threshold from 75 to 65 decibels and switching from A to C weighting in July, the threshold level is back on the agenda for a very good reason: The current level is unenforceable....
Aug. 28, 2013 12:12
Greensboro Urban Ministry, which serves homeless people in the city, closed for sewer repairs on Tuesday morning. The agency reported that a serious sewer problem had developed two weeks earlier. The American Red Cross supplied cots as Urban Ministry’s night shelter for single adults moved to the Interactive Resource Center, at 407 E....
Aug. 21, 2013 10:10
The lengthiest sentence by far was received by Cornell, who led the statewide organization from Greensboro from 2005 to 2011. But the 28-year sentence handed down by US District Court Judge James A. Beaty Jr....
Aug. 14, 2013 09:07
The good news: Guilford County’s graduation rate rose again this year, hitting a new high of 86.2 percent, according to a press release. The nearly 2 percent bump was aided by significant improvements at High Point Central High School and Western High School, with 6....

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