Dec. 18, 2013 10:07
After obtaining a degree in computer information systems and working in the industry, Cindy Bullard felt called to honor her desire to teach. She enrolled in graduate school at UNCG and landed a job at Kernodle Middle School as an emergency hire in a math and science position, where’s she’s taught since 2001....
Dec. 11, 2013 09:57
“I really enjoy working with the public, seeing my regulars and meeting all kinds of new people,” said Pingho, who got into the bar and club business when she was 18. “I started working as a cocktail waitress at the old Tonic on Fourth Street downtown and spent a few years there learning things....
Dec. 4, 2013 10:16
The key to keeping young people in Greensboro, Arthur Stuart said, is cultivating a “buy-in factor.” As a NC A&T University student studying entrepreneurship and public relations, Stuart leaned towards moving home to Raleigh because the state capital has a more thriving entrepreneurial scene....
Nov. 27, 2013 09:55
Rhyan Kime has a passion for painting and celebrates with every stroke of her brush. Kime got her start in painting as a teen in Greensboro and later earned an MFA in painting from the University of Notre Dame. Last year, Kime left her day job in advertising and went into what she loved — fine art — full time....
Nov. 20, 2013 09:58
The plan was always to leave Greensboro. That changed after Jen Hasty graduated from UNCG with an English degree in 2012 and found a job, but her desire to work for a magazine persisted. With a nudge from friends Martha Rose and Houston Clark, Hasty decided to launch Amplifier....
Nov. 13, 2013 09:28
“I was a paramedic in Stokes County for 10 years before I opened my first store,” she said. “It was called Priss Pots and was also in the mall. I ran it from 2006 to 2009 and was doing very well until I was made an offer to sell the business. It was a clothing store as well and ever since I sold it I have been missing the business....
Nov. 6, 2013 10:35
Every happening, hip downtown needs a space with books, beer and music. It doesn’t hurt to have coffee nearby, or a solid vinyl collection for sale. Extra points if it’s rumored that the space used to be a speakeasy. In Winston-Salem, that place is Reanimator, the brainchild of artist Shawn Peters....
Oct. 30, 2013 10:17
Crosley the crocodile is highly unusual. He’s allergic to water — contact with it caused him to break out in the “Black- Bottom Dance” for hours. His brother Crenwinkle offered him medicine, but it turned his skin red. Bizarre as it sounds already, the zaniest thing about Crosley is that he was born in Greensboro, in the head of a 6-year old....
Oct. 23, 2013 11:01
Despite his modesty, Parker Hurley’s resume reads like several people’s life achievements rolled into one list....
Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
The Acme Bat, the official mascot for Greensboro’s Acme Comics, has starred in his own comic strip, fought alongside G Man, been drawn by everybody from Ming Doyle to Leanne Hannah and now has been made into a toy for the Comic Book City Con by local artist Jeff Beck....

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