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GREENSBORO, NC - Greensboro Mayor, Nancy Vaughan, has declared August 8th ‘Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. Day’ in celebration of the fifth-year anniversary of the non-profit organization and the impact it has made on placemaking work in our city through LeBauer and Center City Parks. The co…

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Different circumstances may have brought Sabrina Tillman McGowens and Sheena Dawkins to the corner of South Main Street and West High Avenue in High Point, but it’s their hard work and dedication that is keeping them rooted to the spot. 

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Some Greensboro business owners pushed back against the city’s proposed safety plan at a town hall meeting on Monday. The plan, which Mayor Nancy Vaughan and Assistant City Manager Trey Davis called a rough draft, is aimed at reducing violence in or near city bars and nightclubs.

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The City of High Point rolled out the red carpet for its new city manager Tasha Logan Ford last week with a press conference and reception introducing her.

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Downtown Jazz - July 30, 2021 - Downtown Winston Salem presents Downtown Jazz by Brian Simpson. The event will be in Corpening Plaza, on W. 1st Street, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, or a schedule of the shows, visitwww.downtownws.com/music/downtown-jazz/.

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There was a lot of discussion about money at the July 20 Town Council meeting, including news that the Town had received $714,997.72 from the American Rescue Plan. 

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After a year’s absence, National Night Out returns Aug. 3. Jamestown will celebrate the event at Wrenn Miller Park from 6-10 p.m. Music will be provided by the acoustic pop duo AM rOdeO and food trucks will be on site.

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When someone thinks of mosaic it is likely as an artistic technique that uses tiny parts to create a whole image or object. But Mosaic: A Lifespan Studio encompasses much more. 

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Named one of the Top 10 Black Business Expos Across the Country by BlackBusiness.Org, the 2021 Triad Minority & Women’s Business Expo presented by Maximum Enterprises, Inc. of Winston-Salem, promises to be bigger and better than ever!  This will mark the eighth year of the event that hig…

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HIGH POINT, NC (July 21, 2021) NCWorks is hosting an open-air, multi-employer hiring event on Thursday, July 29 from 10 to 2 p.m. at the NCWorks Career Center in High Point (607 Idol St.) For more event information, visit GuilfordWorks.org.

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GREENSBORO, NC (July 26, 2021) GuilfordWorks and ITG have partnered to host a hiring event on July 31 from 10 to 2 p.m. at ITG Brands, LLC in Greensboro (2525 E. Market St.) For more event information, visit GuilfordWorks.org.

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GREENSBORO, NC (July 26, 2021) GuilfordWorks and Conduit Global have partnered to host a hiring event on July 29 from 10 to 2 p.m. The first hour and a half is reserved for Conduit Global employees. The event is held at the NCWorks Career Center in Greensboro (2301 W. Meadowview Rd.) For mor…

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HIGH POINT, NC (July 26, 2021) – Several High Point organizations are ramping up efforts to create John Coltrane themed events in celebration of the 10th Annual John Coltrane Jazz & Blues Festival, set to take place Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4-5, at Oak Hollow Festival Park, in High Point. 

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (JULY 23, 2021)—Read Write Spell has named Esharan Monroe-Johnson Executive Director.  A not-for-profit organization based in Winston-Salem, Read Write Spell leverages the power of community volunteers to provide free, long-term, one-to-one reading instruction to Winston-…

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GREENSBORO, NC — On Saturday, August 7, the YMCA of Greensboro will host a job fair to help fill open part-time positions in multiple departments across many of its Guilford County locations. The event will provide specific information about employment opportunities for youth development lea…

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Downtown Jazz - July 23, 2021 - Downtown Winston Salem presents Downtown Jazz by John Dillard featuring Gena Chambers. The event will be in Corpening Plaza, on W. 1st Street, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, or a schedule of the shows, visitwww.downtownws.com/music/downtown-jazz/.

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“You can host anything, anywhere!” reads a banner at Airbnb.com. “Apparently, even if it belongs to somebody else,” said a former Greensboro resident after the company allowed a fraudulent “host” to rent her home to UNCG students.

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At the end of the first week of the July 2-16 candidate filing period, it appeared Jamestown would retain its current mayor and Town Council as no challengers appeared. But judging from the final day of filing, that scenario might be in jeopardy.

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Since 1981, select area high school seniors who participated in the Colt Baseball League for 15-16 year-olds have received Bill White Scholarships to attend the college or university of their choice. The criteria include academic excellence, exemplary citizenship and financial need.

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What might Jamestown look like in 2030? That’s the vision the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee is considering.

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Forestdale Plaza Shopping Center, at 108 W. Main St., commonly known as the Food Lion Shopping Center, has been sold to Peters Development of High Point under a special warranty deed. The sale price of the 6.36-acre site was $6.95 million.

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Greensboro –   The Victory Lap 5K invites spectators and runners of all abilities to compete for an important cause: scholarships for underrepresented students studying for STEM careers. Inspired by the late rapper Nipsey Hussle, Victory Lap 5K is the first fundraiser supporting the new Be G…

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Winston-Salem, NC – (July 20, 2021) Carolina Donor Services, the state’s largest organ donation and tissue recovery organization, has partnered with TransMedics to increase the number of lungs available for transplant. As of the second quarter of 2021, Carolina Donor Services was one of only…

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Nishah DiMeo at 1808 BAR- July 16, 2021 - Nishah DiMeo and Chris Robinson will perform at the 1808 BAR at the Grandover Resort and Spa. Enjoy food, drinks and live Jazz, R&B and Pop hits from the past five decades. The event begins at 7 p.m. and runs to 10 p.m. 

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GREENSBORO, NC (July 15, 2021) – Due to a City of Burlington water system issue, the City of Greensboro’s Water Resources Department closed the drinking water interconnect between the two cities earlier today. Field adjustments were performed to supply the southeast area of Greensboro with w…

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, July 14, 2021 – On the cusp of its 40th year of service to the people and communities of Northwest North Carolina, Second Harvest Food Bank held a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of its future headquarters facility at Whitaker Park, in the heart of Winston-Salem. 

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The Engineering News-Record (ENR), a news outlet known as the authority for tracking the construction industry, has placed The Christman Company (Christman) at #92 on its 2021 “ENR 400” list of the top 400 contractors nationally. Overall rankings were calculated according to 2020 constructio…

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After making her home in Winston-Salem 3 years ago, Lisa Strout began looking for the perfect working studio where she could also welcome visitors. She found it right in the middle of the Arts District in the building on the corner of Trade and 6th Streets and Lisa Strout Studios opens this week.

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Despite the hot bright sun, Miranda chose to finish beating her father Jay at chess before moving into the shade of the small playground in Greensboro’s Springdale Park. Last Monday, it took the almost 9-year-old less than half an hour to put the 55-year-old in Checkmate. Just eight days bef…

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A pair of hands holds a set of flat blades, deftly cutting through a pile of dry ingredients and flavored cream sprawled across a circular panel of ice. Mixing them with faultless accuracy, remarkable alacrity, and faithful rhythm, a dance of creation is tapped out in syncopated tempo as the…