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Council to discuss Greensboro’s 2017 legislative agenda

Greensboro’s City Council will discuss its 2017 legislative agenda during a work session Tuesday ahead of its regularly scheduled public meeting. At a time when the majority of city council remains at odds with the ...
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Project backers seek extension of Cascade Saloon stabilization deadline

Backers of the Cascade Saloon rehabilitation project in Downtown Greensboro will appear before City Council on Dec. 20 to ask for an extension of their deadline for stabilizing the dilapidated structure, to which city taxpayers ...

I Don’t Do Boxes goes into OUTer space

I Don’t Do Boxes, a magazine exploring LGBTQ art and narratives, celebrated its fourth volume, #OUTerspace, at the Elsewhere Museum on Dec. 9. The magazine always has an OUT worked into each issue’s theme. Before ...
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The Triad’s Real Civil War Heritage

“We just want to celebrate our heritage,” said Gary Williamson, founder of the Snow Camp based organization Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC) at a November 26th rally on the steps of Burlington’s Municipal ...
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Area Residents Provide Support For Syrian Refugees

On an overcast and chilly Sunday, Syrian refugees gathered in a conference room at a Holiday Inn close to Piedmont Triad International Airport. They were attending an event hosted by The Islamic Center of the ...

Civil Rights museum sues News and Record for libel

The International Civil Rights Center and Museum and its affiliate non-profits refiled a libel lawsuit against the Greensboro News and Record late last month, bringing back to the surface some of the most contentious news ...
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Guilford County Football All-Stars

Compiled by Andy Durham of Editor’s note: There’s nothing much bigger across local communities in our country than high school football. It unites communities each fall as a new season dawns and provides pathways ...
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Civil Rights museum sets goals for ‘second stage’ of its ...

by John L. Swaine As 2016 reaches its end, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum nears the completion of seven years of successful operations. Having navigated a challenging path, we celebrate this hard-earned institutional ...
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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 ...