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What’s driving the affordable housing deficit in Greensboro?

Dr. Stephen J. Sills Director of the UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies Contact: In November, voters will have the opportunity to impact the quality and quantity of housing in Greensboro by ...

Professor Robert Beachy presents on “Gay Berlin” at WFU

Former history professor, Robert Beachy, and writer of the book “Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity” presented on the history of sexual identity in Germany at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The ...
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Greensboro Downtown Parks Incorporated to manage LeBauer and Center City ...

When Carolyn LeBauer gifted LeBauer Park to Greensboro, a lot of questions came up. How will the park be managed? How will it be staffed? “We certainly didn’t want to turn down an opportunity like ...

Researchers examine link between housing and health

Housing and its connection to health in the United States are beginning to be explored on new levels, and Greensboro is playing a part in that research. Earlier this year, Greensboro joined 50 other cities ...

Nine Hispanic leaders buildings bridges in the Triad

Making Their Mark Yessica Vazquez arrived in the Triad from Nicaragua when she was 12. She was often the lone Hispanic student in her middle school classes in Asheboro. In high school, she helped launch ...
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First Bank looks to make big splash in Triad banking ...

In a day and age of mega bank mergers and multitudes of credit unions popping up everywhere and for every group, you’d think that the traditional community bank might be getting squeezed out of the ...

Reimagining conversations on race in America

I’ve lived my life like everyone else: I’ve lived in different places, I’ve traveled, I’ve met a lot of people. My experience has always been white. I am white. Wherever I go, there I am. ...

Miller’s Variety preparing to close chapter of Winston history

Sometimes when a job is done, it is done and all that’s left is to move on and enjoy the rewards that you have gathered. It is, regrettably, how something historical becomes history, moving from ...
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Clinton advocates for inclusivity at campaign stop in Greensboro

Hillary Clinton made the University of North Carolina at Greensboro a campaign stop Thursday at the old Student Recreational Center.Doors opened at 1:45, and the rally began at 3:45 p.m.”There’s nothing we can’t do when ...
Amber and model Danny Wolf, photo by Rick Badillo

Amber Michael’s Art of Darkness

Amber Michael, voted the Triad’s Best Artist in the 2016 Yes! Weekly poll, has won acclaim for her special make-up effects and bodypainting. She’s also a stone Monster Kid. That label, which she shares with ...