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City seeks input on College Hill transportation layout

by Eric Wallace The College Hill neighborhood of Greensboro could soon be receiving a layout change as the city looks to make the area more pedestrian-friendly. The city issued a request for proposals earlier this ...
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Mark Zuckerberg visits A&T to talk community and social change

by Jana Shaw In the current political climate we are seeing fear and division combated by communities joining together and pushing for change. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg preached the importance of this new ...
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Sunshine Week 2017

The Foilies 2017 Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency By the Electronic Frontier Foundation A thick fog is rolling in over Sunshine Week (March 12-18), the annual event when government transparency advocates raise awareness ...
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Contest Calls on tech savvy Triad Residents to Create Smarter ...

Are you a programmer, application designer, or entrepreneur? Do you want to help build North Carolina’s future while winning awesome prizes? Then the US Ignite Smart Gigabit Communities Reverse Pitch contest is for you. The ...
Rendition of future improvements to Battleground Parks District in Greensboro.
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Science, History and Nature Working to Put Greensboro on the ...

This past weekend, we saw the ACC Tournament played in, of all places, Brooklyn, New York and heard a surly coach take a pot shot at Greensboro. In the last year, we’ve seen the controversial ...
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YES! Weekly staff recognized for award-winning work

Journalists and designers at YES! Weekly won multiple awards in the recent NC Press Association 2016 News, Editorial and Photojournalism contest and the Advertising Awards contest. The awards were announced last week at the NCPA ...
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Jehovah Jireh Christian Ministry hosts food drive in High Point

A little church is striving to make a big impact on the hunger that is plaguing High Point communities. Partnering with the national non-profit, Move for Hunger, Jehovah Jireh Christian Ministry plans to host a ...
Winston-Salem City Council member Denise Adams plans to challenge Virginia Foxx's congressional seat.
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Adams eyes Congressional Seat held by Foxx

While the next election isn’t until 2018, Winston-Salem Councilwoman Denise Adams, along with Jenny Marshall, has announced her decision to run against Republican Virginia Foxx for the 5th district Congressional seat. It’s a decision that’s ...
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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 ...
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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. ...