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  • Lidl confirms plans to open Greensboro location

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lidl has confirmed that it is opening a store on West Gate City Boulevard at Mackay Road. There has been strong indication for three years that the German grocery chain would build a store on the 9-acre site next to Adams Farms Shopping Center. Lidl has been described as a cross between Walmart and Trader Joe’s. The announced opening is part of an ongoing East Coast expansion for the chain that includes 25 new stores in North […]

  • Guilford school board votes to close Hampton Elementary

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hampton Elementary, one of three Guilford County schools displaced by a tornado last spring, will close at the end of this school year, the Greensboro News & Record reports. The Guilford County Board of Education voted 6-3 to close the school at a meeting Tuesday night. Board members Byron Gladden, Darlene Garrett and Linda Welborn cast the dissenting votes. Superintendent Sharon Contreras provided a written report to the school board outlining her reasons for wanting to close […]

  • Ice cream shop offering booze-infused ice cream coming to Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Buzzed Bull Creamery, a shop specializing in boozy ice cream and milkshakes, is opening this summer, according to the Greensboro News & Record. A franchise for the area has been signed, but details on the shop’s location are still in negotiation and will be announced once confirmed. Buzzed Bull is a Cincinnati-based brand that is expanding into North Carolina with a shop opening soon in Wilmington. The local franchisees are a group of family and friends who […]

  • ‘Best day of my life’: Woman who took refuge in Greensboro church granted residency

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A federal immigration judge has granted permanent residency for one of the first undocumented immigrants that took refuge in a North Carolina church to avoid deportation, the woman’s attorney told the Greensboro News & Record. “The best day of my life,” Minerva Cisneros Garcia posted to her Facebook page with a picture of her surrounded by her lawyer and others, “thanks to all these amazing women!” Photos posted on social media show Garcia celebrating outside the U.S. […]

  • Five-star guard Cole Anthony commits to UNC

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Roy Williams loves a scoring point guard and he might have one of the best in the nation next season, the News & Record reports. Cole Anthony, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound combo guard announced his commitment to North Carolina live on ESPN Tuesday morning, choosing the Tar Heels over Georgetown, Notre Dame and Oregon. Ranked third overall in the Class of 2019 by 247 Sports, Anthony is the top-ranked guard in the nation and made a name […]

  • Parents concerned over possible closure of Gateway Education Center, Guilford County Schools postpones announcement

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Schools leaders called, and then postponed, a news conference at Gateway Education Center in Greensboro on Sunday afternoon to talk about an undisclosed recommendation for the school for students with special needs, according to the News & Record. The News & Record separately received an email from Cassidy MacKay, who said she is a parent of a Gateway student. MacKay said members of the school’s administration phoned parents on Friday afternoon about a decision to […]

  • Beloved High Point healer and activist Dr. Otis Tillman dies

    HIGH POINT, N.C.  — Dr. Otis Tillman, who delivered 3,000 babies in High Point during segregation and later left his fingerprints on projects that drove the local economy, died Wednesday at the age of 89, the News & Record reports. Tillman grew up in Wadesboro, N.C., and later attended N.C. A&T, where he majored in organic chemistry and biological science and later established a scholarship based on need and community involvement. After graduation, the state of North Carolina paid for […]

  • Carolina Peacemaker, N.C. A&T theater arts founder John Kilimanjaro dies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Bennett College in 1958, a 28-year-old N.C. A&T professor challenged the civil rights icon about his notion of nonviolence. “I said to him, ‘You are going to wind up getting a lot of people killed because you are counting on the white man having a conscience,'” John Marshall Kilimanjaro, also the secretary of the local NAACP at the time, told King. “You are absolutely right,” King replied. “We must […]

  • Wingstops hot wing shops opening in Triad, another in Greensboro and more in High Point and Winston-Salem

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A hot wing brand is making its way by droves into the Triad. Wingstop is opening at 4205 Wendover Ave. in Greensboro on March 16. The Greensboro News & Record reported that it is the second Wingstop to open in Greensboro and more are coming. The brand entered the Triad market with an opening at 3208 W. Gate City Blvd. last October. Wingstops are opening in April at 2101 N. Main St. in High Point and 340 Summit […]

  • The LifeWay Christian Store in Greensboro is closing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The LifeWay Christian Store at 5417 Sapp Road is among stores slated to be shuttered, according to the Greensboro News & Record. LifeWay is a chain of retail stores operated by Tennessee-based LifeWay Christian Resources, the publishing division of the Southern Baptist Convention. The retail stores offer Christian books and products. LifeWay Christian Resources president Thom Rainer announced in January that the company would close some stores due to revenue loss. “As LifeWay expands its digital channels, […]

  • Guilford leaders file bill to make Guilford Board of Education races nonpartisan again

    A bipartisan group of Guilford County legislators has sponsored a bill to end partisan elections for the Guilford County Board of Education, according to the News & Record. Republican Reps. Jon Hardister and John Faircloth and Democrat Reps. Amos Quick and Ashton Clemmons are the primary sponsors of House Bill 182, filed today in Raleigh. Guilford County Board of Education races were nonpartisan until the General Assembly passed legislation in 2013, introduced by State Sen. Trudy Wade (R-Guilford), that changed them […]

  • ‘Too little, too late’: Geeksboro Battle Pub closes

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Geeksboro Battle Pub has closed just six months after it moved from Lawndale Shopping Center to its current location at 2618 Lawndale Drive in Kirkwood Commons, the News & Record reports. “We struggled at the beginning. Sales were slow and debts were high and growing. But in the end, we were starting to actually make money,” said owner Joe Scott. Unfortunately, Scott said profits were did not come quickly enough to pull the business out its initial […]

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