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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.

2008-08-12 12:02:06

By Staff Reports BURLINGTON -- Three men from Charlotte have been charged with a string of vehicle break-ins that happened Thursday and Sunday in and near the Alamance Crossing shopping center.

2008-08-12 12:01:50

By JEFF MILLS GREENSBORO -- Guilford County's Board of Education will be asked to spend more to ferry students back and forth between extracurricular activities this school year. At its meeting tonight, the board will consider raising the activity bus mileage fee more than 30 cents per mile.

2008-08-11 12:00:35

Austin Cornelison, 7, of Greensboro joined his grandfather, Alan Martinez (not pictured), of Kernersville for a fishing trip to the lake at High Point City Lake Park in Jamestown on Sunday. "If you give a kiss to a fish, it will kiss you back," Austin joked while fishing alongside other young people.

2008-08-11 12:00:27

WINSTON-SALEM -- Mr. James "Howard" Hester, 90, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 11, in Wallburg Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service, in Wallburg Church cemetery. Arrangements are by J. C.

2008-08-07 15:00:36

By Jeri Rowe GREENSBORO -- Right now, there's not much to look at. Cross East Lee, pass the cleared lot where Greensboro wants to root a growing downtown, and you'll find a spider web of empty rooms in the basement, and a top floor occupied by a church. But hear Nathan Wainscott talk.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.