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2018 High School Graduations

2018 High School Graduations Staff Photographers / June 22, 2018Share this article: Advertisement Latest Headlines Advertisement Since 1967, the Carolina Peacemaker has served as North Carolina’s leading news weekly with a national reputat...

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2018 grads embark on new beginnings!

2018 grads embark on new beginnings! By Yasmine Regester / June 22, 2018Share this article: It’s that special time of year again when high school seniors across the county don caps and gowns in their school colors and take that final walk across th...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Community comes together to cure violence

Community comes together to cure violence By Yasmine Regester / June 21, 2018Share this article: A group of Greensboro residents have come together to help curb violence in the community. Community members, CJ Brinson, youth pastor at Faith Christi...

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NBA’s 2017 rookie class was best since 2009

One of the hardest things to do in sports is projecting how a rookie’s talent will translate to the professional level.  The top of this year’s rookie class delivered more than most in recent memory.  Jayson Tatum, Donovan Mitchell, Lonzo Ball, Josh...

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Forsyth County pursuing Work Ready status

Forsyth County Commissioners There is a movement to achieve ACT Work Ready Community certification for Forsyth County that’ll help align local education and training with the skills employers need in the workforce. County commissioners were informe...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Red Cross offers safety tips for hot weather

GREENSBORO — With much of our area sweltering at near record temperatures, being outdoors can be very uncomfortable, and in fact, deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by ext...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

A conversation about MENTAL HEALTH …

By Busta Brown The topic of suicide usually comes up when famous people kill themselves, such as Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. It’s a matter of mental health, which doesn’t get addressed much. “We hear this all time … ‘When I get this new car, wh...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Arts Council announces 10 mini-grants

Mini-Grant recipients are, left to right, front row: Katie Wooten (Youth Art Show of Winston-Salem), Tonya Sheffield (The Dream School), Cheryl Harry (Triad Cultural Arts Inc.), LeeAnna Lawrence (Art in the Trees), Emily Margagliotti (The Enrichment...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Keep cool, safe in the heat

Welcome to summer. Today is the first day, although some people checked out Winston Waterworks water park this week before the big day arrived. Forecasters are warning of dangerous heat in North Carolina this week. The National Weather Service said...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 days ago

Juneteenth Festival celebrates freedom

Hundreds of residents gathered at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter and Bailey Park last weekend for the 14th Annual Juneteenth Festival. Last weekend, communities across the country came together to celebrate Juneteenth, or Freedom Day. The American...