Category archives for: Guilford County

Mayor Vaughan Accepts Friendly Football Wager from Fayetteville Mayor Robertson

GREENSBORO, NC (December 16, 2016) – Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan accepted the friendly football wager proposed from Fayetteville Mayor Nat Robertson heading into Saturday’s state championship football game between Dudley High School and Cape Fear High School.

NeighborWoods Extends Tree Planting Grant Application Deadline to January 15

GREENSBORO, NC (December 12, 2016) – The City of Greensboro has extended the deadline to submit an application for its NeighborWoods Tree Planting Program to January 15. The application is available on the Greensboro Beautiful website.

Parks and Recreation Receives Grant to Improve Accessibility of Lake Higgins

GREENSBORO, NC (December 13, 2016) – Greensboro Parks and Recreation was awarded a $37,965 grant from the Duke Energy Water Resources Fund to make Lake Higgins accessible to people of all abilities. Parks and Recreation officials picked up the grant check today at a ceremony at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens in Belmont, NC.

Greensboro Awarded $8.418 Million in Grants for Mega Site

GREENSBORO, NC (December 15, 2016) – The Golden LEAF Foundation, the Rural Infrastructure Authority and Duke Energy announced today they have granted the City of Greensboro $8.418 million in grants to build infrastructure at the Greensboro-Randolph Mega Site, an industrial site designed to draw an advanced manufacturer and potential major employer to the region.

Councilwoman Hightower Addresses Homicides in East Greensboro

GREENSBORO, NC (December 9, 2016) – In response to the recent homicides in East Greensboro, resulting from gun violence, Greensboro City Council member Sharon Hightower is reminding residents their safety comes first and urges them to be vigilant at all times.

Girl Scouts “Good Turn for Goodwill”

GREENSBORO, NC − Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, and Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, have wrapped up their annual “Good Turn for Goodwill” community service partnership project. The campaign took place throughout the month of October.

Residents: Help City Identify Recreation Needs for People with Disabilities, Enter to Win $50 Gift Certificate

GREENSBORO, NC (December 1, 2016) – Parks and Recreation’s Mainstream Resources program has launched an online survey to assess the recreation interests and needs of local residents with disabilities. Everyone who takes the survey by January 31 will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to Target.

SKA Consulting Engineers Names Stephen P. Robinson President

GREENSBORO, NC (November 29th, 2016) – SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc., today announced Stephen P. Robinson, PE has been named President, effective January 1, 2017. Robinson is a 19-year veteran of SKA Consulting Engineers and currently serves as a corporate vice president and Greensboro Building Solutions manager.


NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE . Please take notice that the Economic Development Committee of the Greensboro City Council has set a me etin g scheduled on the following date in the Plaza Level Conference Room on the Plaza Level of the Melvin Municipal Office Building, 300 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC: Tuesday, […]

Library Hosts Hurricane Matthew Relief Benefit with Jill McCorkle

GREENSBORO, NC (November 29, 2016) – In early October, Hurricane Matthew made landfall along the eastern part of our state. With historic flooding in many communities, countless people were forced to evacuate their homes and were without basic necessities–and some still are. Join us for Reading for Relief: a Hurricane Matthew Benefit featuring New York Times best-selling author Jill McCorkle and award-winning poet Jaki Shelton Green at 3 pm on Sunday, December 4 at Central Library, 219 N. Church St.


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