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2009-01-05 09:13:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- PRstore and ActionCOACH's Craig Allison have teamed up to form a group that will help business owner's work "on" their business instead of "in" their business.

2008-12-18 11:39:07

A mother in Trinity, N.C., says her family home has 61 Christmas trees, each of which is decorated with a different theme. Bren Knox said her home's Christmas trees began to multiply 11 years ago when her daughter requested a tree in her bedroom to help her sleep while Knox was out of town, WFMY-TV, Greensboro, N.C., said Wednesday. During the ensuing years, Knox said she added tree after tree to the home and began creating themes for each of the holiday items.

2008-12-12 15:22:41

A North Carolina man who was shot in the thigh Friday at first blamed his cat and then himself. Charlie Busick of Eden told sheriff's deputies that he had left his .45-caliber pistol on a love seat, the Greensboro News & Record reported.

2008-12-05 06:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by a chance meeting between an artist and a homeless man, the Honor Card program has raised more than $2.3 million for homelessness in North Carolina since William Mangum's participation began 20 years ago.

2008-10-29 09:00:16

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Is there a doctor in the house? Yes, there is, thanks to the sponsorship of Lorillard Tobacco Company.

2008-10-10 15:00:29

By Brian Ewing THE OFFICE Duties: Establish policies that govern Guilford County Schools, including its curriculum, facilities, financial resources and personnel. Evaluate the district's achievement to make sure goals are met.

2008-08-29 12:00:50

With rainfall nearly nine inches below normal, Greensboro residents prayed for storm clouds earlier this week. Those prayers were answered with a deluge of nearly 5 inches from a fading Hurricane Fay, and more could be on the way, depending on Gustav's meanderings.

2008-08-28 15:00:47

By DAWN KANE GREENSBORO -- "Great American Country" TV viewers who tune in to "The Next GAC Star" on Sept. 3 and 10 will see a finalist with local roots. Megan Conner was born in Greensboro nearly 28 years ago, and spent her first three years in Eden before moving to Texas.

2008-08-28 12:00:54

By Jennifer Fernandez What: Guilford County Board of Education meeting When: 6 p.m. today Where: 712 N. Eugene St., Greensboro On TV: Cable Channel 2 airs the meeting live with replays at 1 and 7 p.m. the next day and at 1 p.m. the Saturday after the meeting.

2008-08-27 18:00:30

By JENNIFER ATKINS BROWN For the third year, in an effort to increase community impact, Greensboro Beautiful is incorporating neighborhood cleanups with is annual Big Sweep Waterway Pickup from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 .


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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