Latest Greensboro, North Carolina Stories

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By ROBERT C. LOPEZ In an era when playlists are often dictated from afar, finding a local or indie band on the dial can be a bit like trying to find an LP at a Best Buy.

2008-08-17 12:00:24

GRAHAM -- Margaret Broadway Carter, 73, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2008. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, August 17, at First Reformed United Church of Christ. Arrangements by Rich & Thompson Funeral Home. (c) 2008 Greensboro News Record. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By DAWN DECWIKIEL-KANE GREENSBORO -- Community Theatre of Greensboro has been around for nearly 60 years but never had its own performing space.

2008-08-17 12:00:20

By Staff and Wire Reports GIBSONVILLE -- Parents, alumni and other school supporters are invited to a meeting Monday at Eastern Guilford High School that will cover the construction of the new school. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the media center, 415 Peeden Drive.

2008-08-15 12:00:34

By LORRAINE AHEARN Randolph County, it goes without saying, is more than just a visit to the North Carolina Zoo, a tour of Seagrove's 100-plus potteries, a pit stop at the Richard Petty Museum or a day of fishing in the cool coves of Randleman Lake. Then again, that's a start.

2008-08-14 18:00:28

By JOHN NEWSOM SAXAPAHAW -- Fridays in Saxapahaw are pretty much like the other four days of the week. Residents of an old-cotton-mill-turned- apartments make the daily round trek to Durham or Greensboro. The Citgo station at the top of the hill sells gas.

2008-08-14 12:00:44

By Staff and Wire Reports WASHINGTON -- Retail sales fell in July, the weakest performance in five months, as shoppers shunned autos and other big ticket items.

2008-08-14 12:00:32

By JENNIFER ATKINS BROWN In an effort to be a good neighbor to the Kirkwood neighborhood and surrounding communities, Guilford Park Presbyterian Church is holding its first neighborhood lawn party from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 . The free event includes live music, food and games.

2008-08-14 00:00:44

The Guilford County Department of Public Health is holding back- to-school immunization clinics for children and college students. The first clinic was Tuesday. Additional clinics will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 12, 19 and 26 at two locations: 1100 E. Wendover Ave. in Greensboro and 501 E.

2008-08-14 00:00:37

By TAFT WIREBACK GREENSBORO -- Guilford County school leaders gave a vocal group of parents some of what they sought Tuesday evening, but not enough to completely reassure the parents about the school system's sincere interest in working together.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.