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  • Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Co. moving out of downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company at 117 W. Lewis St. will move to 504 State St. by early next year, according to the Greensboro News & Record. “Our wholesale volume is up,” Gibb’s owner Mark Gibb said of the brewery. “We need more space to handle our wholesale needs.” Gibb said that as wholesale production increases, more space to store empty cans is urgently needed. “Right now we have four products,” he said. “Our cans fill two truckloads. […]

  • Former Rockingham County DA’s law license suspended after wife-swap case

    WENTWORTH, N.C. — The criminal conviction of former Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer has cost him again. On Thursday, U.S. Middle District Judge William Osteen suspended Blitzer’s law license to practice in federal court, the Greensboro News & Record reports. On July 18, Blitzer pleaded guilty to willful failure to discharge the duties of his office in Wake County Superior Court. He and former Person/Caswell County District Attorney Wallace Bradsher are accused of hiring each other’s spouses and paying […]

  • Mickey Snow, Eden businessman charged in teen prostitution ring, out of jail after posting $15 million bail

    WENTWORTH, N.C. — Mickey Snow is free again, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Snow, 77, of Eden, posted a $15 million bail at approximately 1 p.m. on Thursday. Snow is accused of paying an Eden woman money for sexual acts with her mentally disabled teenage daughters. Snow has been free from the Rockingham County Jail on a $25 million bail since 2015. Read more in the News & Record.

  • Mickey Snow, Eden businessman charged in teen prostitution ring, violated trip itinerary

    WENTWORTH, N.C. — Superior Court Judge Nathaniel Poovey ruled Wednesday that Mickey Snow was not in violation of the terms of his pretrial release during a September visit to Florida. However, Snow, 77, of 318 Bearslide Court in Eden was found to have violated the trip itinerary his attorneys gave to prosecutors, Poovey said. Snow is charged with six counts of promoting prostitution of a minor, six counts of statutory rape and six counts of patronizing a prostitute who is […]

  • Deportation order vacated for Triad woman seeking sanctuary at Greensboro church

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Triad woman who sought refuge in a Greensboro church against a pending deportation order is free to return to her area home, thanks to a recent federal ruling. Minerva Cisneros Garcia learned from her lawyer this morning that a deportation order against her had been vacated, said the Rev. Julie Peeples of the Congregational United Church of Christ, which had been sheltering her from the deportation order since June. “The attorney has received an order from […]

  • New cafe opens in downtown Greensboro; offers sandwiches, coffee, other items

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A&K’s Cafe has opened at 631 S. Elm St. in downtown Greensboro, according to the Greensboro News & Record. The shop breathes new life into the ground-floor space of the historic south-side building at the intersection of Gate City Boulevard. The space was formerly The Sweet Shop. The cafe offers grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, smoothies, pastries, sodas, coffee and coffee drinks and features big-screen televisions and wifi. Read more: The Greensboro News & Record

  • High Point council plans meeting Monday to regroup on stadium plan

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point is moving on with its plan to build a stadium, according to the Greensboro News & Record. On Monday, the City Council will meet privately to discuss a “Plan B” to pay for the proposed downtown stadium. That meeting will come just days after Guilford County commissioners put off for 60 to 90 days a decision on whether to help pay for it. Supporters of the High Point plan had told commissioners they needed […]

  • Rise Biscuits Donuts in Greensboro closes

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rise Biscuits Donuts at 3316 W. Friendly Ave. has closed, according to the Greensboro News & Record. The Durham-based biscuit and doughnut chain opened the shop at Friendly Center less than a year ago. Brad Rogers, general manager for Friendly Shopping Centers which manages the property, confirmed the closing. Efforts to reach the store’s owners were unsuccessful. Read more: The Greensboro News & Record

  • Doughnuts and fried chicken? It’s coming to Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Another doughnut shop is planned for Greensboro, but this one will also feature fried chicken. The Greensboro News & Record reported that Scratch Hand Crafted Donuts and Fried Chicken is opening at 1220-A Battleground Ave. It is opening in the space formerly occupied by Ideal Cabinets at Village at Irving Park in the Midtown section of Battleground Avenue. Jimmy Chhay is opening the eatery which will serve specialty doughnuts and fried chicken with gourmet sauces. The business […]

  • Greensboro woman charged with fatally running over boyfriend takes plea deal

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro woman charged with killing her boyfriend during an argument by running over him with her car made a last-minute plea deal with prosecutors Tuesday afternoon. Liana Marie Aman, 28, was scheduled for trial this week on a first-degree murder charge in the March 29, 2015, death of 20-year-old William Michael Auzins. Instead, Aman took an Alford plea to second-degree murder and was sentenced to a minimum of seven years and eight months in prison. An […]

  • Guilford officials narrow consultant field in school use and rezoning study

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It wasn’t exactly a sudden-death elimination — since both the full school board and Board of Commissioners will be asked to vote before anything can move forward, according to the News & Record. But after watching four back-to-back presentations from four firms vying for their business on Thursday, a joint committee with representatives from the two Guilford County boards was able to come to a relatively swift consensus about how to proceed. They named Tallahassee-headquartered MGT Consulting Services […]

  • NC A&T student accused in campus killing extradited back to Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The N.C. A&T student accused in a campus killing in April is back in the city, according to the Greensboro News & Record. Samad Dawson was extradited from Philadelphia Tuesday night, said Capt. Nathaniel Davis, commander of Greensboro’s criminal investigations division. He had his first court appearance today. Dawson, 20, of Philadelphia was arrested at his home Aug. 4 in connection with the shooting death of 27-year-old Kimeko Dejuan James. He faces a first-degree murder charge and […]