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  • Greensboro mansion that was featured on ‘Hoarders’ episode opens to the public next weekend

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Just 18 months ago, years of accumulated clutter and overgrown foliage hid the beauty of this Fisher Park mansion, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Now the property — the subject of an infamous episode on the A&E television reality series “Hoarders” — has new owners and a new lease on life. Crews rapidly prepare it for its fast-approaching public debut as a designer showcase. Designers decorate its 31 rooms. Fresh sod and plantings cover its […]

  • The City Council can’t cancel the upcoming gun show at the Greensboro Coliseum

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City Council can’t cancel the upcoming gun show at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex to make a statement about gun violence, according to the Greensboro News & Record. And it can’t vote to ban gun shows from the coliseum in the future. According to the city attorney, only one person in Greensboro can determine who leases the coliseum: Coliseum Director Matt Brown. The ruling ends a month-long debate, begun by Mayor Nancy Vaughan on Facebook, about whether […]

  • Publix considering distribution center in Guilford County; could employ 1,000

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Publix Super Markets Inc. is considering building a $400 million regional distribution center in Guilford County that would employ 1,000 people, according to the Greensboro News & Record. The 1.8 million-square-foot center would be one of the largest distribution centers in the Piedmont Triad. The company has asked the City Council to grant it up to $17.7 million in incentives and $3 million worth of water and sewer lines to the land near Birch Creek Road in […]

  • Former Grimsley High teacher, trainer pleads guilty to indecent liberties with a student

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A former Grimsley High School athletic trainer and health teacher must register for 30 years on the sex offender registry after pleading guilty to one count of indecent liberties with a female student, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Jeffrey Allen Guffey, 40, of McLeansville, can petition for removal from the registry after 10 years. “Because of the nature of what he did he has to be registered as a sex offender,” said Guilford County Chief […]

  • New business in Greensboro offers pound cake by the slice in a variety of flavors

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A business offering pound cake by the slice in a variety of flavors has opened in Greensboro. The Greensboro News & Record reported that Pound Cakes by Margaret Elaine is now open at 3008 Spring Garden St. The shop is in a strip center across from Fat Dogs and near Dunkin’ Donuts at the intersection of Spring Garden Street and Holden Road. The shop offers pound cake by the slice in a variety of flavors such as […]

  • Greensboro Councilwoman Michelle Kennedy’s son dies in car wreck

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The son of Councilwoman Michelle Kennedy died Friday after his car hit a backhoe operated by the city of Greensboro, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Damian Joseph, 19, hit the backhoe between Holden and Westridge roads early Friday morning. He was on his way home from his job at UPS, where he was working after taking a semester off from UNC-Asheville, Kennedy said Friday night. He was speeding, she said. The backhoe was moving about […]

  • Results of High Point’s Heather Richardson Bergsma’s 1,000-meter speed skating race

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point native Heather Richardson Bergsma finished eighth in the 1,000-meter speed skating race Wednesday morning. She finished the race at 1:15.15. Bergsma’s Team USA teammate Brittany Bowe finished at 1:14.36. She also took eighth place in the 1,500-meter speed skating race on Monday. Bergsma finished the race at 1:56.74. Heather, 28, qualified in five events, more than any other U.S. speedskater, according to the News & Record. She’s still chasing her first Olympic medal, but the High Point […]

  • Results of High Point’s Heather Richardson Bergsma’s 1,500-meter speed skating race

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point native Heather Richardson Bergsma finished eighth in the 1,500-meter speed skating race Monday morning. Bergsma finished the race at 1:56:74. Her Team USA teammate Brittany Bowe finished at 1:55:54. The Netherlands’ Ireen Wust took home the Gold, Japan’s Miho Takagi won Silver and the Netherlands’ Marrit Leenstra won bronze. Heather, 28, qualified in five events, more than any other U.S. speedskater, according to the News & Record. She’s still chasing her first Olympic medal, but the […]

  • Mickey Snow’s trial delayed after flaws found in Eden prostitution cases

    WENTWORTH, N.C. — Convictions could be set aside and new charges issued after prosecutors found dozens of errors in the indictments of four people who pleaded guilty to buying and selling teenage girls in Eden for sex. The errors also will indefinitely delay the trial of Mickey Dale Snow, 77, of 318 Bearslide Court in Eden. Snow faces nine charges: patronizing a minor prostitute, promoting prostitution, advancing prostitution, and two counts each of statutory rape, statutory sex offense and indecent […]

  • Airport authority puts PTI name change on hold

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Piedmont Triad International Airport will keep its name for at least several months as the airport authority conducts a public study on whether to make a change, the Greensboro News & Record reports. Public input will be a big part of that process, members of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority said at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday. “If there are better ideas we will certainly entertain those,” said Steve Showfety, chairman of the airport board. The board […]

  • Miss Babe Ruth diagnosed with cancer

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The city’s most famous dog is in the ninth inning of a life that brought joy to thousands who watched her work, took her picture, petted her soft coat. Miss Babe Ruth has cancer. The 12-year-old black Labrador retriever, an ambassador for the Greensboro Grasshoppers her whole life, was diagnosed in Raleigh at N.C. State’s School of Veterinary Medicine. There is no cure. Only the symptoms can be treated. The disease that has left Babe’s hind legs […]

  • Here’s a list of Martin Luther King Jr. events in the Triad

    Looking for a way to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy? Here’s a look at local happenings, from the downtown Greensboro parade to service opportunities and a dove release, according to our newsgathering partners at the Greensboro News & Record. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, 11 a.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Greensboro. Volunteer Center Hosts Day of Service: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Four Seasons Town Centre, 410 Four Seasons Blvd., Greensboro. On-site service projects, nonprofit fair, career fair, scavenger hunt with raffle […]