Category archives for: Regional & State News

Public Meeting for Proposed Improvements to Rail Crossing at Franklin Boulevard

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting regarding a proposed project for construction of a bridge on Franklin Boulevard over the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing in Guilford County.

Cone Health Foundation Awards $4.8 Million to 36 Nonprofits

Greensboro – Cone Health Foundation today announced the commitment of $4,838,616 in grants to 36 Greensboro-area nonprofit organizations. “We remain committed to improving the health of the Greensboro area,” said Susan Shumaker, president, Cone Health Foundation.

City Closes Offices / Facilities for Thanksgiving Holiday

GREENSBORO, NC (November 16, 2017) – City of Greensboro offices and facilities are closed Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. The following services and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule:

Gala Honors Leaders in Heart and Vascular Care

Cone Health recognizes five people who have changed heart care in our area

City Parking App Tops 5,300 Users

GREENSBORO, NC (November 15, 2017) – Since it launched in July, more than 5,300 Greensboro residents have downloaded the Parkmobile smart phone app to pay for parking at City meters and surface lots. It has steadily grown in popularity over the last four months. Last month, the app was used to pay for parking 2.5 times more often than in July. In October, approximately 15 percent of metered parking fees were paid through the app.

Agritourism Farms Offer Holiday Attractions

Agritourism farms are found in nearly every county of the state. Consumers looking for a farm experience can go to for a full directory

Lane Closure on Battleground Avenue beginning on November 16, 2017

GREENSBORO, NC (November 15, 2017) –The 3400 block of Battleground Avenue between Devonshire Drive and Westridge Road will have two south bound lanes closed from 1pm on Thursday, November 16 until 5pm on Friday, November 17

Public Invited to Recommend Plays for Drama Center’s 50th Anniversary

GREENSBORO, NC (November 13, 2017) – In honor of its upcoming 50th anniversary season, the Drama Center of City Arts and Events is asking its fans to recommend which plays and musicals it should produce. Take the survey by December 31 to suggest your favorite play, musical, youth theatre piece, and more. The Drama Center will use the results to help choose which shows it will present in the 2018-2019 season

Youth Auditions for “Short Tales for Children” are December 9-10

GREENSBORO, NC (November 14, 2017) – The Drama Center of City Arts and Events will hold auditions for “Short Tales for Children” from 5-7 pm, Friday, December 8, at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., and from 1-3 pm, Saturday, December 9, in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. All children ages 7-16 are welcome. No acting experience is necessary and audition material is provided.

City Hosts Event About Ways Greensboro Can Grow

GREENSBORO, NC (November 14, 2017) – As a society, our living choices are changing rapidly. More people are interested in renting versus buying and looking for their next home based on if it’s walkable to and from work, services and things to do.


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