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Triad Residents Show Support For Immigrants

With a robust supermoon in the sky, over 200 people gathered Monday evening at the First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro to combat a rising tide of xenophobia that is present in our nation. People came ...
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Ray Trapp: Bringing about change one step at a time

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER As far back as he could remember Raymond Trapp wanted to be a politician. During those early years where little boys want to be police officers and firemen, he had already ...

Twin Arches welcome residents, visitors to Downtown Winston-Salem

The city of Arts and Innovation just got a creative facelift on one of its main highways with the instillation of a unique piece of sculpture. The Creative Corridors Coalition, a local group focused on ...
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The Salem Photographer and The Siamese Twins

by Jennifer Bean Bower It was January 31, 1874, and the grey skies of winter shrouded the town of Salem, North Carolina. On Main Street, a wagon sat in front of Henry Lineback’s photography studio ...

DGI, RLF Communications moving to latest Zimmerman redevelopment project in ...

In the latest effort to bring change to Downtown Greensboro, local developer Andy Zimmerman has taken an unused old building, refurbished it and created a new workplace for some of Greensboro’s business leaders. The newly ...

Westerwood Tavern Raises Funds for Childcare Co-Op

Westerwood Tavern is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, November 12th for the College Hill Childcare Co-0p. The 35-year-old Co-Op is moving to the Westerwood neighborhood. The relocation to 504 Guilford Ave. is slated for January ...

Glenwood Skate Spot construction begins in Greensboro

Skateboard advocates and city officials in Greensboro marked the construction launch Wednesday of the Glenwood Skate Spot at 2010 Coliseum Blvd. According to the launch event’s Facebook page, the Glenwood Skate Spot is one of ...
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Sherrill Roland’s wrongful conviction drives his art

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER We never know why artists create art; yet all art is an attempt to make peace with the world: to express, to share, to find some kind of order in our ...

Maid Right teams up with Cancer Charity

Maid Right now cleans for free the homes of women diagnosed with cancer. The home cleaning business has recently made a partnership with an organization based in Texas, Cleaning for a Reason. Cleaning for a ...

Garrett takes on power broker Wade for Senate Seat

Democrat Michael Garret is running against incumbent Republican state Sen. Trudy Wade for her current seat in District 27. The district covers two-thirds of Guilford County and parts of west Greensboro. “I am running to ...