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  • 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 […]

  • PetSuites, a chain of pet boarding facilities that specializes in dog and cat boarding, daycare and grooming, is opening a facility in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – PetSuites, a chain of pet boarding facilities, is making its Triad debut with a facility at 4832 Koger Blvd., according to the Greensboro News & Record. It is going up next door to AMC Classic Greensboro 18 movie theater. PetSuites is specializes in dog and cat boarding, daycare and grooming. The 14,000-square-foot facility features an additional 7,000-square-foot outdoor yard space with two pools. Read full story: The Greensboro News & Record

  • Police say vehicle in high-speed Battleground Avenue crash that resulted in the deaths of five people wasn’t stolen

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police have charged a woman with filing a false police report that indirectly led to the deadly crash on Battleground Avenue that killed five people on Sept. 30, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Erica Leann Robinson has a court date Jan. 19 to face charges brought by Greensboro Police Detective R. Goad, the lead investigator in the Battleground crash, one of the worst in the city’s history. Police say Robinson reported the 2003 silver Acura […]

  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Greensboro closes after more than two years of business at Westover Gallery of Shops

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Potbelly Sandwich Shop at 1310 Westover Terrace has closed, according to the Greensboro News & Record. The shop opened over two years ago at Westover Gallery of Shops. Graham Sheridan with Kotis Properties, which owns the shopping center, confirmed the closing but could offer no additional details. The Greensboro shop was the first location in North Carolina for the Chicago-based chain that specializes in made-to-order toasted sandwiches, salads, hand-dipped milkshakes and freshly baked cookies. Read more: The […]

  • Baby born on New Year’s Day in Rockingham County becomes first at renamed Eden hospital

    EDEN, N.C. — Willow Rose Hairston wasn’t just the first baby born this year in Rockingham County. She was the first baby born at UNC Rockingham Hospital, formerly Morehead Memorial Hospital. As the New Year countdown ended and fireworks burst across the night sky, the Eden hospital closed a chapter in its history — one that spanned nearly 58 years. With the dawning of Jan. 1, Morehead Memorial Hospital became UNC Rockingham Hospital, the 13th hospital affiliated with UNC Health […]

  • Taco restaurant in downtown Greensboro moving to new location across the street

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Crafted: The Art of the Taco is poised to move into new digs in downtown Greensboro, according to the Greensboro News & Record. The restaurant will serve its last taco at 4 p.m. Sunday at its current location at 219-A S. Elm St. It will reopen just across the street at the new address at 220 S. Elm St. The target opening date is sometime in the second week of January. Restaurateurs Kristina Fuller and Rhonda Fuller […]

  • Charge upgraded to first-degree murder in Madison barbershop stabbing

    MADISON, N.C. — A Mayodan man arrested in connection with a Madison barbershop stabbing has been charged with first-degree murder. Tahj Rasheed Parker, 23, of 144 Boles St. in Mayodan, was arrested in Burlington on Dec. 3 and charged by the Madison Police Department with voluntary manslaughter. On Dec. 11, a Rockingham Grand Jury returned a true bill of indictment, upping Parker’s charge. At approximately 6:17 p.m. on July 28, officers responded to the 400 block of Mayo Street, in […]

  • Name change for Piedmont Triad International Airport could be in the works

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Piedmont Triad International Airport may soon be in for a name change. As part of an initiative to update and refresh the airport, community leaders have been discussing a possible name change for a number of months, said Nido Qubein, co-chairman of the Piedmont Triad Partnership economic development agency and president of High Point University. “As co-chair of the Piedmont Triad Partnership, I have been in meetings discussing how the (Piedmont Triad) Airport Authority wants to advance […]

  • Simply Thai opens second location in Jamestown

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. – Simply Thai has opened at 122 E. Main St. in Jamestown, according to the Greensboro News & Record. It opened in a former office space across from Southern Roots restaurant. “It’s a great location. It’s a great town,” said Matt “Jit” Lothakoun. Lothakoun opened the restaurant with his sister Vonne Keobouala. It is their second location. The two opened Simply Thai at 2041 Timberline Station Drive in Elon eight years ago. Read full story: The Greensboro News […]

  • Dejuan Yourse found guilty of assault on pizza clerk

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dejuan Yourse was found guilty of assaulting a pizza clerk Wednesday, according to the Guilford County District Attorney’s Office. Guilford County Chief Assistant District Attorney Howard Neumann told jurors that Yourse, 38, went to Fox Pizza & Subs on March 4, 2016, to complain about a delivery and allegedly became violent toward a 17-year-old employee, Savannah Skeems, who tried to stop Yourse from yelling at her father and going into the restaurant’s kitchen, the Greensboro News & Record […]

  • Dejuan Yourse arrested for failure to appear as he arrives late for trial

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dejuan Yourse walked into the Guilford County Courthouse on Monday morning to begin a trial on allegations that he beat his girlfriend but found himself in handcuffs even before a jury was seated. Yourse, 38, of 2 Mistywood Court in Greensboro was expected to stand trial, starting at 10 a.m., on a variety of assault-related charges, but when Yourse didn’t show up for Monday’s calendar call, Superior Court Judge Stuart Albright issued an order for his arrest […]

  • ‘It’s never too late’: 82-year-old Greensboro man is UNCG’s oldest graduate

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Phil Koch is related to a lot of college graduates. His wife Anne is one. Their four children and all of their spouses have college degrees. And so do four of their grandchildren. On Friday, Koch will join this family club when he gets his bachelor’s degree in history from UNC-Greensboro. He’ll also earn another honor: The 82-year-old will become the oldest graduate in UNCG’s history. Read more: Greensboro News & Record