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Veteran and Author Paul Crenshaw on war and the American ...

  By M.C. Armstrong Shortly after the first Gulf War, Paul Crenshaw performed a march. “I was in advanced training,” he told me, “ which is the second half of military training. This was the ...
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GPD revamps off-duty employment program

The Greensboro Police Department has hired a third party contractor to administer its Secondary Employment program, through which private companies and individuals can hire officers to work security. But the changeover, which began last week, ...
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AFAS Center for Arts Hosts Grand Opening Celebration May 6 ...

One of the driving forces behind the Winston-Salem arts renaissance will be celebrating both a grand opening and a milestone on Saturday, May 6 in and around their new location at 630 N. Liberty Street. ...
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Celebrate NC Beer Month with our 2017 Triad Craft Beer ...

We wanted to do something different for our Triad Craft Beer Issue to celebrate NC Craft Beer Month in April. We decided to talk to as many brewers as possible and ask them a series ...
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Greensboro Rails Against ICE Raids, Detention of Local Immigrants

Pouring rain didn’t stop the crowd gathered outside FaithAction International House on Greene Street near Downtown Greensboro on Monday evening. They came to protest recent ICE raids in Greensboro, which in recent weeks have led ...
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Trans Activist Miss Major mural coming to Greensboro

The Greensboro Mural Project is making a mural at the People’s Perk coffee shop to honor “Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes.” Among these women is Miss Major Giffin-Gracy, a star of the trans-activist community. “Miss ...
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High Point arts group looking at creative community revitalization

Arts visionaries in High Point are taking a deep look at how creativity could spark economic and community revitalization. Residents attended a series of town hall meetings last month to voice their opinions about the ...
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Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge: Building a House in 30 ...

Having been founded in 1987, Greensboro’s Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 30th anniversary. With their Collegiate Challenge underway, college students celebrated the anniversary by building a home in 30 days for part of their ...
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This Is Swarm

By John Bauman @bauman_john Photos by Todd Turner “This Is!” “Swarm!” “This is!” “Swarm!” “Thisssss Issssss” “Swarm!” Brian “B Daht” McLaughlin stands at center court, starting the call and response chant the Greensboro Swarm have ...
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Remembering the Greensboro Massacre

Greensboro Massacre survivor Signe Waller recounted the facts, emotions and events of Nov. 9, 1979, when she and other members of the Communist Workers Party were gunned down by the Ku Klux Klan during an ...