Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 week ago

Lash/Chronicle crowns Parkland champion

The final day of the Lash/Chronicle tournament did not end the way many figured it would.  All three games played were won by double figures with the most surprising of the bunch being the championship game, in which Parkland easily defeated West Fo...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

The Bobcat EastBay Classic

The Bobcat EastBay Classic By Joe Daniels, Sports Director / December 29, 2017Share this article: High Point Central coach Joel Battle, team captains Chris Daniel, Chase Whittington and Wade Willis were prensented the Bobcat EastBay Classic game p...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

Book review: Heroes of Black History

By Terri Schlichenmeyer / December 29, 2017Share this article: “Time for Kids: Heroes of Black History” by Editors at Time for Kids Magazine Who do you look up to? Who is the person you most want to be like when you grow up? The one you go to wh...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

Life expectancy of Americans has gone down

Dr. Veita Bland / December 29, 2017Share this article: As we end this year, recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC-P) National Center for Health Statistics have entered the news that addresses of the life expe...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

2017: A Year in Review

By Yasmine Regester / December 29, 2017Share this article: Dr. Alvin Blount Jr. passes Dr. Alvin Blount Jr. The Greensboro community mourned the loss of prominent Greensboro physician, Dr. Alvin V. Blount Jr., who passed away on January 6. At 94...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

The power of faith and hard work

Busta’s Person of the Week By Busta Brown We can only imagine this happening in a movie.  You’re the product of a prostitution exchange, so you never met your father; your mother is on drugs, so she buys you a car to traffic cocaine to support her h...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

What would be in a 2018 bond?

Concept art of a two-way Liberty Street. More two-way streets downtown? A second phase for Quarry Park? Millions for workforce housing? Those are just some of the possibilities for a potential 2018 bond. The Winston-Salem City Council appointed a C...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

Day One of tournament full of action

Photos by Alphonso Abbott Jr. With only seven teams in this year’s field, the competition in the Lash/Chronicle tournament is as  stiff as ever.  The Wolfpack of Walkertown drew the Number One seed, so they were on a bye, but the remaining teams we...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

Liberty Market in transition once again

The city is once again considering its options for the Liberty Street Market after the contract with its latest manager ended. The market consists of two shelters the city built on a lot it owns at 1591 N. Liberty St., which originally opened in Oc...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

Liberian organization elects officers, board

The Liberian Organization of the Piedmont (LOP) a 501(c)(3) entity established in 1988 to promote education, cultures and international relations, elected new executive officers and Board of Directors on Thursday, Nov. 30 and Sunday, Dec. 10, respec...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 weeks ago

African-American literature comes to Prep

Seniors at Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy (WSPA) have the opportunity to take an English course that is unlike anything else being taught in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School district. If you were to walk into Jessica Ridgeway’s first perio...