http://yesweekly.com/articles.sec-235-1-dirt.html Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0800 en hourly 1 BOILING POINT http://yesweekly.com/article-19099-boiling-point.html BOILING POINT
and faculty gathered in Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University, November 19, for a town hall discussion on campus policing, treatment of minorities and other student concerns. The discussion featured a four-member panel that included Vice President of Campus Life....]]>
Warnersville Exhibit Opens in Greensboro http://yesweekly.com/article-19106-warnersville-exhibit-opens-in-greensboro.html Warnersville Exhibit Opens in Greensboro
The story of the Warnersville community in Greensboro, like all good southern literature, is full of loss and a deep sense of place. This story, however, is more than powerful because it’s a true story lived by generations of African Americans who have refused....]]>
Iron Hen owner Lee Comer's multiplex on hold http://yesweekly.com/article-19107-iron-hen-owner-lee-comers-multiplex-on-hold.html Iron Hen owner Lee Comer's multiplex on hold
Lee Comer, proprietor of the very popular Iron Hen Cafe on Cridland Road, wants to transform the intersection of Spring Garden and South Edgeworth streets by purchasing a 29,000 square foot warehouse and putting in a multiplex restaurant facility....]]>
YOUNG VOICES http://yesweekly.com/article-19108-young-voices.html [AWFULLY BRITTISH] http://yesweekly.com/article-19109-%255Bawfully-brittish%255D.html Alzheimer’s outreach center opens at NC A&T http://yesweekly.com/article-19078-alzheimer%25E2%2580%2599s-outreach-center-opens-at-nc-at.html Alzheimer’s outreach center opens at NC A&T
Because of the success of the team of researchers at NC A&T State University in Greensboro, Merck & Co. awarded the university $1 million last year to support a new Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health. ...]]>
BUILDING HISTORY http://yesweekly.com/article-19081-building-history.html BUILDING HISTORY
The address, 338 North Elm Street, holds a significant amount of Greensboro history. Soon, it will hold even more. The new plans for the building are calling for it to be demolished to make way for the forthcoming Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, but the history of the building makes it hard for some to let go....]]>
LOOP AT-LAST http://yesweekly.com/article-19083-loop-at-last.html LOOP AT-LAST
On a chilly Friday afternoon by the Pisgah United Methodist Church in Kernersville, Gov. Pat McCrory stood on a raised platform near the site that is to be the beginning of the Winston-Salem Beltway. He told the small crowd of city and business leaders gathered there that the road they have waited to see for 27 years is finally going to be a reality....]]>
SPATIAL RELATIONS http://yesweekly.com/article-19087-spatial-relations.html SPATIAL RELATIONS
Before South Elm is solidified as an organically redeveloped section of the city, however, Elsewhere hopes to take its philosophy of repurposing available resources beyond the walls of the museum itself. By completing an artscape project that involves four under-used public spaces, the South Elm Projects hopes to become the mortar that holds together the future o...]]>
[AWFULLY BRITTISH] http://yesweekly.com/article-19093-%255Bawfully-brittish%255D.html PLANS CHANGED http://yesweekly.com/article-19033-plans-changed.html PLANS CHANGED
A financial hiccup caused when one of the partner institutions couldn’t commit to full investment in the Union Square Campus has caused project boosters to change their initial construction plans....]]>
SCALE UP http://yesweekly.com/article-19035-scale-up.html SCALE UP
On Thursday U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared at the University of North Carolina Greensboro to announce a $20 million grant that will be awarded to North Carolina New Schools....]]>
HOT SPOT http://yesweekly.com/article-19036-hot-spot.html BACK IN http://yesweekly.com/article-19043-back-in.html BACK IN
At Southside Rides auto body shop off of Waughtown Street in Winston-Salem, Dave Moore talks with his employees to get an update on how their latest projects are going. The staff all have one thing in common: they are former offenders. Moore started the shop 10 years ago after being released from prison....]]>
[AWFULLY BRITTISH] http://yesweekly.com/article-19044-%255Bawfully-brittish%255D.html COUNCIL DIVIDED http://yesweekly.com/article-19013-council-divided.html COUNCIL DIVIDED
The city last year developed a plan, known as Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise (MWBE), to increase the number of smaller, mostly locallyowned firms that do business with the city. The policy went into place on Jan. 1, but the program was just staffed in September, when a director and one staff member were hired....]]>
GROWING PAINS http://yesweekly.com/article-19015-growing-pains.html CAUTIOUS GAMBLE http://yesweekly.com/article-19016-cautious-gamble.html [AWFULLY BRITTISH] http://yesweekly.com/article-19017-%255Bawfully-brittish%255D.html GOLDEN OLDIE http://yesweekly.com/article-19024-golden-oldie.html GOLDEN OLDIE
The intersection of N. Patterson and Greenway Avenues in Winston-Salem might be described by some as an industrial no-man’s land. There is a gas station, a freestanding hot dog joint and the Dairy Fresh factory. Just off the intersection is 2014 Greenway Ave — an abandoned structure that once housed the Ritz Theater....]]>
TEACHING PASSION http://yesweekly.com/article-18972-teaching-passion.html TEACHING PASSION
“I realized that without teaching, nothing can exist,” she said. “Everything stops. If there’s no transfer of knowledge, of information, of skills, of technology, from one generation to the next we start over. And so teaching from that perspective is fundamental to human development....]]>
BID DELAYED http://yesweekly.com/article-18975-bid-delayed.html BID DELAYED
Members of a planning committee overseeing a rehabilitation of the High Point Road corridor expressed frustration last week to city officials due to continued delays with a streetscape project now set to begin in January....]]>
FINAL SAY http://yesweekly.com/article-18977-final-say.html [AWFULLY BRITTISH] http://yesweekly.com/article-18978-%255Bawfully-brittish%255D.html FIGHTING BACK - UNCG Student Power Union rallies against student debt http://yesweekly.com/article-18980-fighting-back.html FIGHTING BACK - UNCG Student Power Union rallies against student debt
If the student protestors at UNCG last week are unable to achieve their goal of “justice now,” it won’t be for a lack of trying....]]>
SEEKING CLOSURE - Lee Comer's restaurant plans are stalled until traffic concerns are settled http://yesweekly.com/article-18936-seeking-closure.html SEEKING CLOSURE - Lee Comer's restaurant plans are stalled until traffic concerns are settled
A restaurant project to be located next to Spring Garden Street near the Downtown Greenway hit a roadblock last week when members of the Greensboro Planning Board failed to sign off on a street closure that the project’s developer said is critical to her plans....]]>
SMOOTH SKATING http://yesweekly.com/article-18953-smooth-skating.html SMOOTH SKATING
The debate over skateboarding in downtown Winston-Salem raged on at the city’s Public Safety Committee meeting Monday night. The committee had discussed a possible ban on skateboarding in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter at its September 8 meeting....]]>
[EDITOR’S COLUMN] http://yesweekly.com/article-18958-%255Beditor%25E2%2580%2599s-column%255D.html KNOTTED UP http://yesweekly.com/article-18959-knotted-up.html KNOTTED UP
Those who attended this past weekend’s Winston-Salem Pride 2014 festival may one day talk to their grandchildren about the legalization of same-sex marriage in North Carolina. And when they do, many will point to Saturday’s five-couple marriage ceremony on Trade Street in front of an estimated crowd of 10,000 as one of the highlights....]]>
ENGAGING DEBATE http://yesweekly.com/article-18913-engaging-debate.html