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Greensboro Police Receive New Tool to Combat Overdoses

“My youngest son, Caleb, died from an apparent heroin overdose October 13 — 27 years and 9 days’ young. This was an unimaginable, tragic, avoidable event in the life of my family, one that has ...

HIV/AIDS Still Here, Especially In Guilford County

World AIDS Day is held each Dec. 1 to commemorate those who have died from AIDS related illnesses and to spread awareness of those living with HIV. There are currently 1.2 million people living with ...

Pretend I’m Not Here

BY M.C. ARMSTRONG Sarah didn’t say she’d be bringing a friend. They sat down across from me at The Green Bean coffee shop on Elm Street, Sarah in a champagne satin hijab, her friend in ...

Six homes to be built in Ole Asheboro

The construction of the first out of six homes has begun in the Ole Asheboro neighborhood. Plans and efforts have been led by Community Housing Solutions with the collaboration of many organizations including the Ole ...
Damon Davis, #Canonize The Kids, St. Michael, 2015. Image courtesy the artist.
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Dispatches at SECCA explores media saturation in 21st century

“Dispatches,” a new exhibit at SECCA, explores media saturation, surveillance, online activism, gender identity, political fervor, the plight of refugees and environmental degradation in the 21st century It’s fitting that “Dispatches,” a new show of ...

Local Interfaith Efforts Celebrate Diverse Triad Community

The Piedmont Interfaith Council celebrated 34 years of giving thanks with their “We Are One” program on November 13. The event took place at Guilford College’s Dana Auditorium and featured local musicians and multicultural dance ...

Winston-Salem Protests the Dakota Access Pipeline

The sidewalks of downtown Winston-Salem show the trail of the Winston-Salem Stand for Standing Rock Protest. They read #noDapl, Frack You, and No Blood for Oil in bright yellow, green, and blue chalk. Merschel Plaza, ...

Triad Residents Show Support For Immigrants

With a robust supermoon in the sky, over 200 people gathered Monday evening at the First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro to combat a rising tide of xenophobia that is present in our nation. People came ...
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Ray Trapp: Bringing about change one step at a time

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER As far back as he could remember Raymond Trapp wanted to be a politician. During those early years where little boys want to be police officers and firemen, he had already ...

Twin Arches welcome residents, visitors to Downtown Winston-Salem

The city of Arts and Innovation just got a creative facelift on one of its main highways with the instillation of a unique piece of sculpture. The Creative Corridors Coalition, a local group focused on ...