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Wings God Gave My Soul

Remembering Greensboro’s WWII fighter ace George Preddy Christmas, 1944. The United States was fully embroiled in a protracted world war with some 15,000 Guilford County residents in uniform but, in contrast to the previous three ...

UNCG and Phillips Foundation Work To Create Healthy Relationships Initiative

Domestic violence and abuse is one of those iceberg issues, what we see of it is just a small portion above the surface with much more going on underneath, unseen and unacknowledged. And just like ...

Council to discuss Greensboro’s 2017 legislative agenda

Greensboro’s City Council will discuss its 2017 legislative agenda during a work session Tuesday ahead of its regularly scheduled public meeting. At a time when the majority of city council remains at odds with the ...
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Project backers seek extension of Cascade Saloon stabilization deadline

Backers of the Cascade Saloon rehabilitation project in Downtown Greensboro will appear before City Council on Dec. 20 to ask for an extension of their deadline for stabilizing the dilapidated structure, to which city taxpayers ...

I Don’t Do Boxes goes into OUTer space

I Don’t Do Boxes, a magazine exploring LGBTQ art and narratives, celebrated its fourth volume, #OUTerspace, at the Elsewhere Museum on Dec. 9. The magazine always has an OUT worked into each issue’s theme. Before ...
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The Triad’s Real Civil War Heritage

“We just want to celebrate our heritage,” said Gary Williamson, founder of the Snow Camp based organization Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC) at a November 26th rally on the steps of Burlington’s Municipal ...
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Area Residents Provide Support For Syrian Refugees

On an overcast and chilly Sunday, Syrian refugees gathered in a conference room at a Holiday Inn close to Piedmont Triad International Airport. They were attending an event hosted by The Islamic Center of the ...

Civil Rights museum sues News and Record for libel

The International Civil Rights Center and Museum and its affiliate non-profits refiled a libel lawsuit against the Greensboro News and Record late last month, bringing back to the surface some of the most contentious news ...
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Guilford County Football All-Stars

Compiled by Andy Durham of Editor’s note: There’s nothing much bigger across local communities in our country than high school football. It unites communities each fall as a new season dawns and provides pathways ...
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Civil Rights museum sets goals for ‘second stage’ of its ...

by John L. Swaine As 2016 reaches its end, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum nears the completion of seven years of successful operations. Having navigated a challenging path, we celebrate this hard-earned institutional ...