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The News & Observer
Here’s what the public had to say about GOP redistricting plansTuesday, legislators were posted in Raleigh, Beaufort Community College, Halifa
The News & Observer / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday, legislators were posted in Raleigh, Beaufort Community College, Halifax Community College, Fayetteville and Guilford County at hearings that were livestreamed through technology in which the sound sometimes was disrupted. Speaker... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Man accused of fondling preteens at Greensboro Subway arrested in Floridadetectives also learned that Whiteside was a registered sex offender in New Jer
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 13 hours ago
detectives also learned that Whiteside was a registered sex offender in New Jersey and he failed to register in Guilford County. Whiteside is charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a child and failure to register as a sex... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Hunter Elementary School in Guilford County gets brand new buildingGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Some Guilford County students are just a week away from
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Some Guilford County students are just a week away from walking through the doors of a brand new school. The original building that housed Hunter Elementary dates back to 1929, but students and staff will enjoy a new era in a... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Bus driver shortage could affect your child`s first day of schoolPiedmont Triad could affect when your child gets to school and home at the end
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
Piedmont Triad could affect when your child gets to school and home at the end of the day. Bus routes are already set in Guilford County, but your children could see more crowded buses and longer routes. Hundreds of buses are getting ready to... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
The Academy at Smith offers hands-on learning to prepare students for college, careersGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The Academy at Smith offers unique hands-on activities
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The Academy at Smith offers unique hands-on activities to help students prepare for either college or a career. The activities in the medical and trade school help keep the students highly engaged, the school's principal... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Trinity man charged with indecent liberties with a minorinto custody and was charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a min
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
into custody and was charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a minor. Main, of Trinity, was placed in the Guilford County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on Aug.... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a ‘justice river’this June 16, 1980, file photo, Lawrence Gene Morgan, left, and David Wayne Mat
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
this June 16, 1980, file photo, Lawrence Gene Morgan, left, and David Wayne Matthews arrive for protective custody at the Guilford County Jail in Greensboro, N.C.. They and a few other men were tried for murder and later acquitted in connection... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
North Carolina House proposes new legislative district mapRepublicans would have to go head-to-head: One involving Reps. Jon Hardister an
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Republicans would have to go head-to-head: One involving Reps. Jon Hardister and John Faircloth, both representing Guilford County, and another that would set up an intra-GOP fight between Rep. Carl Ford of Rowan County against Rep. Larry... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina House proposes new legislative district mapRepublicans would have to go head-to-head: One involving Reps. Jon Hardister an
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Republicans would have to go head-to-head: One involving Reps. Jon Hardister and John Faircloth, both representing Guilford County, and another that would set up an intra-GOP fight between Rep. Carl Ford of Rowan County against Rep. Larry... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Logie Meachum to perform at Rowan Public Librarydiscover the wonder of music by raising awareness and providing music education
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
discover the wonder of music by raising awareness and providing music education to our community and schools.” Based in Guilford County, the PBPS’s outreach includes the annual Carolina Blues Festival, concerts, competitions, workshops, and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Residents don't want quarry, may not have a choice- me and the chickens. I can sense that coming." Owners of the farms and tidy
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
- me and the chickens. I can sense that coming." Owners of the farms and tidy roadside houses in this rural part of Guilford County know they may never actually see the quarry - it'll be dug several hundred feet from a 20-foot berm with a... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Greensboro summer camp gives hope to kids impacted by domestic abuseGREENSBORO, N.C. -- For the first time, the Guilford County Family Justice Cent
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- For the first time, the Guilford County Family Justice Center got the chance to change kids lives through summer camp. The week-long camp is called Camp Hope and the 36 campers who attended have all been impacted by domestic... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Wrecks slow traffic on I-85 in Guilford County; at least 1 injuredGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Two wrecks have slowed traffic on southbound Interstate
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 6 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Two wrecks have slowed traffic on southbound Interstate 85 in Guilford County, according to Guilford County dispatchers. Both wrecks happened near the I-85/Business 85 split Wednesday afternoon. The first wreck was reported... Read more
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The News & Observer
$720,000 for school assemblies with 3-D glasses? State funding questionedon Jan. 23, 2013. Chris Sewardcseward@newsobserver.com Your inside source on N
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
on Jan. 23, 2013. Chris Sewardcseward@newsobserver.com Your inside source on North Carolina politics and government A Guilford County nonprofit received $720,000 in the new state budget to bring an interactive presentation on positive... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Greensboro shooting victim dies, police investigating homicideat approximately 12:30 a.m. Arriving officers found a man on the lawn suffering
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 11 days ago
at approximately 12:30 a.m. Arriving officers found a man on the lawn suffering from a single gunshot wound. Officers and Guilford County EMS rendered aid; however, the man was pronounced dead at Moses Cone Hospital. Detectives have identified... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Charter school could be opened in Greensboro near where sex offenders offered shelterby just 400 feet. Currently, seven registered sex offenders use the IRC's addr
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 12 days ago
by just 400 feet. Currently, seven registered sex offenders use the IRC's address as their permanent address. The Guilford County Sheriff's Office confirmed Thursday that if the charter school becomes a reality, sex offenders would no... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Feds help with prosecution, treatment for opioid crisis in North Carolinasuffering from the same disease, addiction, that I am is they understand where
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 12 days ago
suffering from the same disease, addiction, that I am is they understand where I’m coming from,” she said. According to Guilford County EMS, more than 500 people have overdosed in 2017, 26 of which have been fatal. This week alone we’ve seen six... Read more
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The News & Observer
Still need solar eclipse glasses? Make sure they're legitover the Charlotte skyline as they returned. In 2007, detention officers found
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
over the Charlotte skyline as they returned. In 2007, detention officers found Timothy Allen Maynard hanging in a cell in Guilford County. Maynard had a history of depression, and his death was ruled a suicide. But official reviews of his death... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Plans to make Greensboro more bicycle-friendlygoing in Greensboro's busiest areas first. But over time, the goal is to expand
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 13 days ago
going in Greensboro's busiest areas first. But over time, the goal is to expand lanes on major roads and trails all across Guilford County. On top of the master plan comes Greensboro's new bike sharing system. The Lime Bikes debuted in the city... Read more
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The Star
Heavy equipment operators square off at statewide 'roadeo'Jones, Division 11, Watauga County Tandem axle – Raymond Moore, Division 5, Du
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
Jones, Division 11, Watauga County Tandem axle – Raymond Moore, Division 5, Durham County LowBoy – Toby May, Division 7, Guilford County Backhoe – Namoma Emanuel, Division 9, Forsyth County MotorGrader – Josh Leatherman, Division 12, Cleveland... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why jailers aren’t being held accountable for inmate deathsslowly to punish jailers | News & Observer In 2007, detention officers found T
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
slowly to punish jailers | News & Observer In 2007, detention officers found Timothy Allen Maynard hanging in a cell in Guilford County. Maynard had a history of depression, and his death was ruled a suicide. But official reviews of his death... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Guilford County Schools consider card to improve safetyGREENSBORO, N.C. -- It's the size of a driver's license, but Guilford County Sc
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 14 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It's the size of a driver's license, but Guilford County Schools staff say it could create added security during the school year. In a board of education meeting Tuesday night, Chief Operations Officer Scott McCully presented a... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Infant dies after crash on US 29 in Greensboroinjuries and were transported to the hospital. The man sustained a minor injury
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 14 days ago
injuries and were transported to the hospital. The man sustained a minor injury and was treated on-scene by Guilford County EMS. The infant was taken to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital and died at 10:43 a.m., the release said. U.S.... Read more
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The News & Observer
Coast Guard medevacs ailing man from sailboat near Ocracokecargo drop and then flew over the Charlotte skyline as they returned. Schott d
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
cargo drop and then flew over the Charlotte skyline as they returned. Schott died in a hospital after falling ill in the Guilford County jail. Loopholes in regulations allow jails to avoid reporting deaths that occur in a hospital, even if the... Read more
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The News & Observer
They got sick or hurt in jail, but died elsewhere. So in many cases, their deaths were ignored.and jail officials have declined to be interviewed about inmate deaths. Schott
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
and jail officials have declined to be interviewed about inmate deaths. Schott died in a hospital after falling ill in the Guilford County jail. Loopholes in regulations allow jails to avoid reporting deaths that occur in a hospital, even if the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
When back-to-school shopping, parents should check on school dress codeCounty Schools has a basic district-wide dress code policy, but schools have th
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 15 days ago
County Schools has a basic district-wide dress code policy, but schools have the ability to adopt specific requirements. Guilford County Schools also relies on individual schools to put a policy in place. The district requires that each school... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
NC A&T foundation employee charged with embezzling $400K sentenced to prisoncharged in 2014 with embezzling $400,000 from the organization over three years
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 15 days ago
charged in 2014 with embezzling $400,000 from the organization over three years will serve time in prison, according to Guilford County Assistant District Attorney Howard Neumann. Shirlye Cornelia Grandy was found guilty of two counts of... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Greensboro homicide suspect arrested after police chase in Burlingtonfrom Burlington, was pronounced dead at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at a residence
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 15 days ago
from Burlington, was pronounced dead at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at a residence on the 1200 block of Ewing Street after Guilford County sheriff’s deputies and EMS responded there following a call to 911 about a shooting. The vehicle that Smith... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why were those military planes flying so low over Charlotte?flew over the Charlotte skyline as they returned.Charlotte Observer Schott die
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
flew over the Charlotte skyline as they returned.Charlotte Observer Schott died in a hospital after falling ill in the Guilford County jail. Loopholes in regulations allow jails to avoid reporting deaths that occur in a hospital, even if the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Police in Greensboro investigate homicide of 21-old Burlington man6 p.m. Saturday in reference to the incident. Arriving officers were unable to
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 16 days ago
6 p.m. Saturday in reference to the incident. Arriving officers were unable to find the victim. Then, at about 6:40 p.m., Guilford County deputies were called to the 1200 block of Ewing Street in reference to somebody suffering a gunshot... Read more
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Salon.com
In North Carolina, “heroin is more accessible and cheaper than alcohol”“We arrived on scene where a woman had been found dead from an overdose.” Kylee
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
“We arrived on scene where a woman had been found dead from an overdose.” Kylee Smith, a paramedic in Guilford County, North Carolina is recounting one of her most recent calls. “She had burns where she had been put on the hot asphalt before the fire... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Guilford County girl using birthday to collect donations for animal shelterpet supplies instead of birthday gifts. The 9-year-old came up with the idea l
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 18 days ago
pet supplies instead of birthday gifts. The 9-year-old came up with the idea last month after she saw something at the Guilford County Animal Shelter. “There was a sign out front that said 'donations needed,'” Emma said. “I was like, 'Someone... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Suicide rate among teen girls is the highest it’s been in 40 yearsGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Monarch Behavioral Health Agency assists and supports 8
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 18 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Monarch Behavioral Health Agency assists and supports 85 new people weekly at their Greensboro office, many of them teens. Whether it is walk- in or by appointment, each person is evaluated to know which form of therapy would... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tourists flood onto Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands after electricity restoredNov. 26, 2007, detention officers found Timothy Allen Maynard hanging in a cell
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
Nov. 26, 2007, detention officers found Timothy Allen Maynard hanging in a cell at the High Point Detention Facility in Guilford County. Maynard had a history of depression, and his death was ruled a suicide. But the autopsy and the medical... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
UNCG, GTCC, ACC announce new partnershiparea. "This will be a pathway for us to have more of our young professionals t
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
area. "This will be a pathway for us to have more of our young professionals to stay here and work here and play here in Guilford County," GTCC President Dr. Randy Parker said. The Alamance Community College partnership is currently underway.... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Piedmont Triad school districts facing bus driver shortagesschool starts later this month. FOX8 talked to school districts in our area an
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
school starts later this month. FOX8 talked to school districts in our area and searched for openings on their websites. Guilford County Schools is looking to hire about 40 new bus drivers this month. In Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, 24... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Piedmont duo are professional storm chasersGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Daniel Whittaker is not only a fantastic nature photog
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Daniel Whittaker is not only a fantastic nature photographer but he is also a professional storm chaser. He and his storm chasing partner Nick Roberson team up to track down interesting weather events and try to get into... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Special clinics to vaccinate children before school in Guilford CountyGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The Guilford County Health Department is reminding par
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The Guilford County Health Department is reminding parents to beat the rush and make appointment for their children's back-to-school vaccinations. Registered Nurse Beth Cameron said the vaccination requirements target... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Man arrested in Greensboro linked to multiple commercial robberiescharges, Koritz is also charged with possession of firearm by felon and a felon
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
charges, Koritz is also charged with possession of firearm by felon and a felony probation violation. He was placed in the Guilford County jail under a $100,000 secured bond. Police are still looking for Koritz’s accomplice in the robberies of the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Katie Yow refuses to testify amid activist 'witch hunt'have also accused police of a crackdown on their communities as far-right movem
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
have also accused police of a crackdown on their communities as far-right movements are allowed to organise and rally. The Guilford County District Attorney's Office could not be reached for a comment. Ortiz said that he and members of the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Pleasant Garden community upset over plans for rock quarryto do is convert clay mining into granite mining,” said Tom Terrell, attorney f
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 21 days ago
to do is convert clay mining into granite mining,” said Tom Terrell, attorney for Lehigh Hanson. The company is hoping the Guilford County Planning Board gives them a special use permit in order to do it. “Will it damage our foundation? Will it... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Shooter in Oak Island killing serves on emergency services boardCraddock indicated he was now retired, but formerly worked as a firefighter in
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
Craddock indicated he was now retired, but formerly worked as a firefighter in Rockingham County and a paramedic in Guilford County. According to Brunswick County Dispatch records, at 11:10 p.m. July 22, a man called 911 from near the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Airport officials consider major makeover of terminalAug. 01--GUILFORD COUNTY -- The passenger terminal at Piedmont Triad Internatio
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 21 days ago
Aug. 01--GUILFORD COUNTY -- The passenger terminal at Piedmont Triad International Airport could undergo the most extensive makeover since it opened 35 years ago if a redesign project now in the planning stages takes off. Airport officials are... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Dozens of job openings at the Guilford County Sheriff’s OfficeGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Officer M. Owens is a new detention officer with the Gu
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 22 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Officer M. Owens is a new detention officer with the Guilford County Sheriff's Office. It’s a job she started last year after first pursuing a career in social work. "It's definitely just something that life kind of directed... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Water resources continue action plan to reduce harmful chemical in Greensboro drinking wateralso keeping our partners, our regulator partners informed, the EPA and NCDEQ,”
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 22 days ago
also keeping our partners, our regulator partners informed, the EPA and NCDEQ,” Drew said. “We’ve also involved the Guilford County Health Department.” Water resources is also in direct contact and with the experts at N.C. State University... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Man arrested in fatal hit-run in Guilford CountyGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The driver accused of killing a 26-year-old man in a hi
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 22 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The driver accused of killing a 26-year-old man in a hit-and-run on McKnight Mill Road in Guilford County Sunday morning has turned himself in. Jerel Lee turned himself into the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Sunday night,... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Authorities identify victim in fatal hit-run in Guilford CountyGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Crews are investigating a fatal hit-and-run on McKnight
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 23 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Crews are investigating a fatal hit-and-run on McKnight Mill Road in Guilford County. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Joseph Antoine Baker. Authorities are still looking for the driver. The victim was found... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Crews on scene of fatal hit-run on McKnight Mill Road in Guilford CountyGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Crews are on the scene of a fatal hit-and-run on McKnig
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 23 days ago
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Crews are on the scene of a fatal hit-and-run on McKnight Mill Road in Guilford County. The victim was found dead near the intersection of McKnight Mill Road and Chicory Lane. Authorities have not released an identity. The... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Renovations continue at High Point Central High Schoolvery aggressive schedules to get the project done it can be tough,” said Julius
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 25 days ago
very aggressive schedules to get the project done it can be tough,” said Julius Monk, executive director of facilities for Guilford County Schools. The building itself is nearly a 100 years old. However, within the past year, crews have been able... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Deputy county manager addresses concerns after Guilford County Animal Shelter director resignsGREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Guilford County Animal Shelter is back in the spotlight
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 26 days ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Guilford County Animal Shelter is back in the spotlight again after years of issues. This time, the shelter's director resigned after the county received a penalty from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture Wednesday... Read more
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