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The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) suffered a personal loss a couple weeks ago when Gerald Freedman, emeritus dean of the School of Drama, died at age 92. He'd served as dean for over two decades, from 1991-2012, and when I used to cover theater for the Winston-Salem…

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GREENSBORO, NC (April 8, 2020) – On Wednesday 4/8/2020 the Greensboro Police Department was made aware of an Officer that tested positive for Covid-19. The Officer is in quarantine at this time and is doing well. The Greensboro Police Department is taking precautions to help reduce the risk …

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GREENSBORO, April 9th, 2020 -- The Annual Human Race event has always been about fundraising, but it has now become a platform for local non-profit organizations to raise the funds needed to aid their missions and the vulnerable populations they serve during this pandemic. The Volunteer Cent…

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*Editor’s note: The subject’s last name and location have been omitted from this article to protect their privacy and safety.

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“From the homeless standpoint, 30% have some sort of lung problems,” said Chip Berry, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s director of development. “Health problems that make you a target for COVID-19, such as diabetes or heart problems, are more prevalent in the homeless population. Those that we se…

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, creatives are spreading cheer and goodwill in ways often unseen outside the holiday season. Today, things are tough and confusing, but artists are pulling together while staying physically apart, to live-stream, and weave artistic endeavors into sources …

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Greensboro’s Dance Project: The School of City Arts quickly sprung into action by offering virtual “Dance at A Distance” live-stream classes via Zoom on March 30, right after Gov. Cooper’s stay-at-home executive order. Dance Project studios are temporarily closed to all on-site dance classes…

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Tiffany Howell, the owner of Burke Street Pub and Tee Time Sports & Spirits, said she is holding up “as good as can be expected” as the owner of two bars in Winston-Salem amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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To stop the spread of coronavirus, the North Carolina Division of Prisons will not accept offenders from the county jails and will dramatically reduce the transfers of offenders within the prisons for the next 14 days, effective at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7.

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As a result of receiving inquiries concerning the operation of certain businesses, the Winston-Salem Police Department is submitting this information to our Media Partners for dissemination.

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Raleigh, N.C. – State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) stands ready to help members financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of unexpected, large scale business closures, loss of jobs and reductions in hours, many members are struggling financially and need assistance to stay afl…

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(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — As a result of the government ban on large gatherings due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the status of a number of previously announced Greensboro Coliseum Complex events has changed.

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*Editor's note: After this article was published, Project Mask WS released an updated count of the masks that have been made and delivered. That number was double their original count, and has been updated in the online version of this article. 

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On March 28, two different groups violated Guilford County’s “stay-at-home” order by protesting in front of A Woman’s Choice, Greensboro’s only abortion provider. The first complied when the Greensboro Police Department ordered them to depart. The second refused and were arrested, making the…

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A March 25 opinion by U.S. district court judge Loretta C. Biggs allows the Federal Civil Rights lawsuit over the fatal hogtying of Marcus Deon Smith to move forward. Judge Briggs dismissed all counts against Guilford County, but allowed many against the City of Greensboro and police officer…

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GUILFORD COUNTY – Guilford County Division of Public Health (GCDPH) reports that a resident has died of COVID-19. The individual who was 78 years old, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from complications associated with the virus. The patient had additional underlying medical conditions. To pr…

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GREENSBORO, NC (March 31, 2020) – On Monday evening, March 30 EMS was called to Douglas Galyon Depot to help a sick person, who was experiencing what appeared to be coronavirus symptoms. The waiting room of the Depot was immediately closed and crews began to disinfect the space. It is closed…

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RALEIGH – North Carolina’s strawberry season kicked off around the same time the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the state. Now, local strawberry growers, who rely heavily on pick-your-own operations, are adapting to find new markets for their products.

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The Carolina Theatre is helping the show go on by launching their “Open Mic Night: A Virtual Series,” a weekly streaming-event to air Thursdays at 8 p.m., starting April 2.

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GREENSBORO, Mar.31, 2020 -- The 26th Annual Human Race 5k has been rescheduled to Sat., June 20, in Downtown Greensboro at LeBauer Park. Over 75 local nonprofits have signed up to fundraise at this event and several for profit companies have created fundraising teams to raise money for nonpr…

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On Monday March 30 National Doctors Day, pizza lovers can start directly sending Pizza Care packages to doctors, area medical professionals, first responders, family members, friends or anyone they feel could use a little pick-me-up.

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 1. From March 27-28, stay inside and shop local from the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market's new Virtual Marketplace! According to the Facebook event page, "area farmers are keeping us fed, even in these uncertain times. The Market is offering a virtual marketplace where you can SAFELY shop fo…