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Greensboro ABC store move in the works - Greensboro News & Record

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:37

Greensboro ABC store move in the works
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO - The local ABC board wants to move one of its 14 stores, buy property on Spring Garden Street and give up its lease around the corner. The deal hasn't won required approval yet from the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, but ...

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Applications For Greensboro Youth Fire Camp Close Friday - WFMY News 2

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 16:07

Applications For Greensboro Youth Fire Camp Close Friday
WFMY News 2
Greensboro, NC -- The Greensboro Fire Department is holding, for the first time, a safety awareness camp for children in the community. Friday is the deadline to sign up for the camp, which will run from 9 am until noon from July 29 through Aug. 2 ...

Inmate found dead in Greensboro Jail - myfox8.com

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 15:10

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Inmate found dead in Greensboro Jail
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford County sheriff says an inmate was found dead Tuesday morning in his cell at the Greensboro Jail Central. Sheriff BJ Barnes says 60-year-old Michael Stephen Dearen was found unresponsive around 5:30 a.m. after ...
Sheriff: Inmate Dies After 4 Days In Guilford County JailWFMY News 2

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Greensboro News & Record: Don't repeal Jordan Lake rules - The Progressive Pulse

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 12:15

Greensboro News & Record: Don't repeal Jordan Lake rules
The Progressive Pulse
Jordan lake You know something's amiss in the General Assembly when even the folks who had criticized environmental rules for being too heavy-handed are now taking lawmakers to task for going too far in their response. The subject is Chatham County's ...

Bear spotted near Greensboro Greenway - myfox8.com

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 03:13

WFMY News 2

Bear spotted near Greensboro Greenway
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GREENSBORO, N.C.– Greensboro Police responded to a bear sighting on Spring Garden St. near Edgeworth St. around 8:30 p.m. Monday night. According to police, two people were preparing to walk on the Greenway when they saw the bear, which did not ...
Bear Sighted By 2 Walking Greenway In GreensboroWFMY News 2
Bear seen near Greensboro greenway, police sayGreensboro News & Record

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Greensboro City Council still deciding on fate of funding for Civil Rights Museum - myfox8.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 23:30

Greensboro City Council still deciding on fate of funding for Civil Rights Museum
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GREENSBORO, N.C.– Greensboro City Council members have yet to decide if they'll give The International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro $1.5 million over the next three years. Museum officials say the money is needed to help out with ...

Photos: After $30M expansion, WhiteStone reaches 90% sold - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:52

Photos: After $30M expansion, WhiteStone reaches 90% sold
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
The WhiteStone retirement community in Greensboro is 90 percent sold and 85 percent occupied, well ahead of the anticipated three-year timeframe, after undergoing $30 million in renovations. Catherine Carlock: Reporter- The Business Journal: Email ...

City renews water contract with Greensboro - Burlington Times News

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:18

City renews water contract with Greensboro
Burlington Times News
Burlington has agreed to extend its water and sewer services agreement with the city of Greensboro, even though the larger city has more sources for water than it did when the agreement was forged. The current agreement between the cities was ...

Brookings Institute: Greensboro has shortage of high-level STEM jobs - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area (blog)

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 08:05

WFMY News 2

Brookings Institute: Greensboro has shortage of high-level STEM jobs
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area (blog)
Greensboro-High Point ranked 84th in its percentage of jobs requiring high-level STEM knowledge in any field in 2011. It came in 78th out of 100 in STEM jobs that require at least a bachelor's degree but 23rd in the percentage of STEM jobs requiring an ...
STEM Jobs: Are There Enough In Greensboro?WFMY News 2
Report: Definition of STEM jobs should be broaderGreensboro News & Record

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Greensboro United girls fall in regional soccer final - Greensboro News & Record

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 04:23

Greensboro United girls fall in regional soccer final
Greensboro News & Record
DECATUR, Ala. — Two early goals stunned the Greensboro United U16 Navy girls team, and the 2012 national U15 champions dropped the U.S. Youth Soccer Region III President's Cup final 2-1 on Sunday. South Texas AHFC 97G Blue, from Beaumont, ...

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Traffic reopens after sinkhole closes street in Greensboro - myfox8.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 23:23

WFMY News 2

Traffic reopens after sinkhole closes street in Greensboro
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Traffic has reopened after a sinkhole closed all eastbound lanes of Wendover Avenue at Cridland Road in Greensboro on Sunday. Police issued a statement announcing the closure at around 1:30 p.m. Officials said the road would ...
Aging Pipes To Blame For Wendover Avenue SinkholeWFMY News 2
Sinkhole closes two lanes of WendoverWinston-Salem Journal

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One Hundred Years Ago: Greensboro Avenue was almost paved, Kaulton was ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 21:14

One Hundred Years Ago: Greensboro Avenue was almost paved, Kaulton was ...
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Harry F. Fox, convicted murderer, escaped from the state penitentiary at Wetumka. Fox, a white man, was remembered well in Tuscaloosa after he stole a team of horses from Mr. P.M. Watts stable and later murdered the black driver in Perry County.

Bear sighted on Roland Road in Greensboro - myfox8.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 16:34

Bear sighted on Roland Road in Greensboro
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Greensboro police ask that anyone who sees a bear in the area to call them. Stay away from the animal and do not provoke it or entice it with food. If you are in a vehicle and the bear is on the roadway or attempting to cross the roadway, allow it to ...

Water polo tournament takes place in Greensboro - myfox8.com

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 02:01

Water polo tournament takes place in Greensboro
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Water polo is taking over Greensboro this weekend with more than 120 athletes competing for the gold medal. The Triangle and Triad water polo clubs are hosting the inaugural south Atlantic Coast water polo league championship ...

Police: Man robbed at gunpoint in Greensboro - myfox8.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 15:33

Police: Man robbed at gunpoint in Greensboro
myfox8.com
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police said they are looking for a suspect after a man was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning. Police said they were called to Regal Cinemas movie theater at 3205 Northline Ave. around 12:51 a.m. in reference to ...

NC Chamber to hold manufacturing summit in Greensboro - Greensboro News & Record

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 14:54

NC Chamber to hold manufacturing summit in Greensboro
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO — The N.C. Chamber will hold a summit about manufacturing in North Carolian from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Thursday at Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons, 3121 High Point Road in Greensboro. On the agenda are presentations by on ...

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Greensboro man robbed - Greensboro News & Record

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 13:27

WFMY News 2

Greensboro man robbed
Greensboro News & Record
Officers responded just before 1 a.m. to a report of a robbery at 3205 Northline Avenue where a man told them another man had approached him, showed him a handgun and demanded money. The robbery took an undisclosed amount of money and ...
Greensboro Aquatic Center to host water polo championshipmyfox8.com
Storm brings high water, power outages to Caroline CountyMy Eastern Shore
'Sneakers' or 'tennis shoes'?Burlington Times News
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Police Investigating Robbery Of A Greensboro Retail Store - WFMY News 2

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 12:58

Police Investigating Robbery Of A Greensboro Retail Store
WFMY News 2
Greensboro, NC-- Police in Greensboro are investigating a robbery of a business on W. Market St. that happened Friday evening. Officers were dispatched around 5:40 p.m. to Joann Fabrics after workers at the store called 911 to report a robbery ...

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There Won't Be A Trader Joe's In Greensboro After The Developer Couldn't ... - WFMY News 2

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 03:29

There Won't Be A Trader Joe's In Greensboro After The Developer Couldn't ...
WFMY News 2
Greensboro, NC-- WFMY News 2 discovered there's no chance a Trader Joe's is coming to Greensboro after the developer failed to reach a deal. Greensboro City Council still gets e-mails in support of rezoning the Friendly Shopping Center area to make ...

There Won't Be A Trader Joe's In Greensboro After The Developer Couldn't ... - WFMY News 2

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 01:19

There Won't Be A Trader Joe's In Greensboro After The Developer Couldn't ...
WFMY News 2
Greensboro, NC-- WFMY News 2 discovered there's no chance a Trader Joe's is coming to Greensboro after the developer failed to reach a deal. Greensboro City Council still gets e-mails in support of rezoning the Friendly Shopping Center area to make ...