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Successful Native Plant Meadow Restoration in NC’s Piedmont

Blue false indigo inflorescence, is one of the native wildflowers used in the restoration. USFWS

(Raleigh, NC) – Native prairies have disappeared across North Carolina, and are now the least represented habitat in the state’s Piedmont Region—the plateau nestled between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains. Converted to croplands, pastures, roads, and housing, this land now offers little value to the diversity of wildlife it once supported. The U.S. Fish […]

Triad Goodwill Announces Career Fairs


Employers hiring at multiple events

“CSI: Real Life” Class to show Adults, Youth what Really Happens at Crime Scenes


GREENSBORO, NC (July 30, 2015) – Think television crime scenes are exactly like ones seen in real life? Think again.

Countdown to Smith River Fest 2015


8th Annual Outdoor Recreation Festival to be Held in August

Griffin Sworn In As RCC Trustee


(Wentworth, NC) – Mr. Hal R. Griffin of Reidsville was sworn in as a trustee of Rockingham Community College during their regular meeting held on July 14.

“We buy homes” Signs Don’t Provide The Relief They Promise


Scammers are trying to take advantage of struggling families by promising to buy homes for quick cash (Raleigh, NC) – These scammers send postcards and put out signs proclaiming, “We buy homes!” But rather than buying houses as advertised, most of these companies will try to convince you to sign over control of your home. […]

RCS Class of 2015 Graduates Achieve Perfect Attendance Records


(Rockingham County, NC) – Five Rockingham County Schools’ (RCS) high school seniors had perfect attendance records for their school career. These seniors are among an elite few, as over 900 students graduated in the RCS Class of 2015. 13 years perfect attendance (Kindergarten – 12th grade; 2,340 days): Jenna Harmon – Rockingham County High Candice Corcoran – […]

Contractor Work on Neelley Road Bridge to Close Portion of U.S. 421 South in Guilford County


GREENSBORO — N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will close a 0.6 mile portion of U.S. 421 South in Greensboro on Friday, July 31, while contractors install concrete girdlers over the future Neelley Road Bridge. The work will begin at 9 p.m., and is expected to be completed by 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1. The […]

Greensboro Downtown’s MMOB Plaza Areas Getting ‘Facelift’


GREENSBORO, NC (July 30, 2015) – Plaza areas around the Melvin Municipal Office Building (MMOB), 300 W. Washington St., are getting a facelift.

NCDOT Announces Release of State Highway Safety Plan


Strategic Plan Aims to Reduce Fatalities and Injuries by Half Raleigh–The N.C. Department of Transportation, on behalf of the Executive Committee for Highway Safety, has released the 2014 North Carolina Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which strives to make the state’s roads safer by reducing fatalities and injuries through strategic collaboration with various safety partners. In […]

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