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Community leaders respond to Trump’s immigration orders

by Eric Wallace A series of Greensboro residents, faith groups and pro-refugee organizations gathered last week in Downtown Greensboro to voice their opposition to President Trump’s immigration policies and what local consequences they could have. ...
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2017 Guilford Heart Ball Raises Funds, Awareness in the Fight ...

  Nearly 200 local leaders from businesses and communities around Guilford County gathered at the Elm Street Center recently for the American Heart Association’s annual Guilford Heart Ball. The elegant evening included music, dancing, auctions, ...
Muslim community leader Wasif Qureshi urged those in attendance to not give in to unnecessary fear.
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Refugee Resettlement: Greensboro as the Global Gate City

By Deonna Kelli Sayed Kiuanh Ho was 11 years old when she and her family got off the plane in Greensboro. “There was snow on the ground. I remember it being so very cold!” she ...
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College students see democracy up close at Trump inauguration

BY ERIC WALLACE A group of High Point University students got the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the recent presidential inauguration. Wearing bright purple jackets emblazoned with the school’s name, the 12 students departed ...
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Tate Street Changes: From Desolation Row to Pizzaville

  The Tate Street Business District is 528 feet long, stretching from Sushi Republic near Walker Avenue, to where FedEx Office and Manhattan Deli and Subs share a building one lot away from Spring Garden. ...
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Welcome To A New Year and a New You for ...

  If you’re looking at a fresh approach to the newly dawned 2017, there are loads of places around the Triad that can help you out. From fitness to new clothes, a new hairstyle or ...
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Wise Man Brewing to Open Jan. 28 In Winston-Salem

“It was a wise man who first brewed beer.” And that’s how you get a name like Wise Man Brewing for your newly opened bar and beer garden. That plus years of putting a PhD ...
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Vaughan reflects on first year as head of Guilford Green ...

  Since Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan became the Guilford Green Foundation’s executive director in Feb. 2016, she and the nonprofit have seen many ups and downs. Mayor Vaughan said the main focus for the past ...
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Boxcar Bar and Arcade set to open on Lewis Street ...

Once upon a time, there wasn’t a better way to spend an evening than burning up quarters at the local arcade, hanging out with your friends and having a grand time. Somewhere along the way, ...
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Hughley looks at Kings legacy at annual WFU/WSSU celebration

Hundreds filled the K.R. Williams Auditorium Monday night at Winston-Salem State University to participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. program hosted by WSSU and Wake Forest University. The theme of this year’s program ...