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Upcoming Eugene Street closure concerns affected businesses

A portion of Eugene Street adjacent to NewBridge Bank park in downtown Greensboro is set to close April 3 for a project to improve drainage in the area. But those who do business along that ...
Katie Lank and Jeff Beck of 336 Urban Arts Project
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336 Urban Arts Project set to launch

What do food trucks, brick walls and couches have in common? They are all about to become canvases for the 336 Urban Arts Project, a series of community-engaged arts experiences coming to Greensboro in 2017. ...
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Greensboro To Participate in Smart Cities program

Once upon a time, we figured the city of the future would be one filled with flying cars, robotic groundskeepers and maybe even local spaceports. And the year 2000 seemed like a good target date ...
Wake Forest students ride the shuttle to the new Wake Downtown classrooms and labs on the first day of classes on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Photo by Ken Bennett/Wake Forest University
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Wake Forest Innovation Quarter Looking Toward Busy 2017

Winston-Salem is a shining example of why it is important to have a good education to fall back on in times of need. A bit over two decades ago, textiles were bidding farewell to the ...
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Greensboro’s First Electric Buses to Hit the Road Next Year

Public transportation in Greensboro is about to get a lot greener, not to mention quieter. Plans are moving ahead to replace the city’s fleet of diesel fueled buses with battery powered electric models, with the ...
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Brown Box Worx presents startup conference at NC A&T

by Jana Shaw On a campus full of T-shirt companies, clothing brands and other “brick and mortar” businesses- a group of students decided to think outside the box. On Feb. 21, they are encouraging other ...
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Michael Robinson uncovers an alternate history

PODCAST BY DEONNA KELLI SAYED PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Storybooth: Skin is a four part series about negotiating color in the Contemporary South by Steve Mitchell and Deonna Kelli Sayed. Both Mitchell and Sayed are ...
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Dog Attack Only Latest Tragedy to Beset Refugee Family

When Pastor Michael Usey of Greensboro’s College Park Baptist Church began helping a refugee family whose father and oldest child sustained injuries when their farm was destroyed by bombs in Syria, he assumed the worst ...
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Groups demonstrate at local Nissan dealerships to highlight factory working ...

by Eric Wallace Employees with missing fingers. A man lying at the bottom of a pit with a broken ankle. Unsanitary work conditions and floor spills pooling across the floor with no one cleaning them ...
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Center for Visual Artists offers Arts Education for All

The Center for Visual Artists (CVA) Gallery on North Davie Street in Greensboro is on a mission to demystify art. Many of the CVA gallery’s eight to 10 exhibitions showcase the works of local emerging ...