Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Author: Scott D. Yost

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Citgo Cigarette Thief Shoots Man in Abdomen

The Guilford County Sheriff’s Department got a lot more excitement than it wished for on Monday, Nov. 30, when a 34-year-old, white female from Winston-Salem, identified as Jennifer Nicole Brown, allegedly went on an alarming robbery and shooting spree that left two Citgo stations disturbed and left one man shot.

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High Point Seeks Input on Jamestown Bypass Development

In fact, this week the High Point Planning and Development Department is asking citizens for input, suggestions and questions regarding the department’s land use assessment of a 1.4-square-mile area along the Greensboro Road and Jamestown Bypass corridors from Montlieu Avenue in High Point to the Jamestown town limits at the Deep River.

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County’s Economic Development Alliance Sees Three New Arrivals

December pre-Christmastime get-togethers are supposed to be filled with cheer, but a Thursday, Dec. 3 meeting of the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance will no doubt be bittersweet for the group: a little bitter because the Leadership Group of the Alliance will be losing three key members, but also sweet because those empty slots will be filled with new talent.

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COVID-19 An Unwelcome Thanksgiving Guest in 2020

On Wednesday, Nov. 25, while many were doing their last bit of work and packing before traveling, state of North Carolina health officials did their part to dampen any holiday cheer. At 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25 the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) put out its new hospitalization and death numbers for the coronavirus.

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Holiday Hiatus For Commissioner Branson’s District 4 Election Protest

Not much happens businesswise over the Thanksgiving holidays – and even less happens on the Thanksgiving holidays during a pandemic. That rule apparently applies to elections disputes as well, and, heading into the four-day weekend, it was not clear when, or if, the NC State Board of Elections would hear the challenge to the results of the Tuesday, Nov. 3 election brought by District 4 Guilford County Commissioner Alan Branson.

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High Point Seeks Citizen Input For Greenway

If you’re someone who likes to go on long walks or bike rides to enjoy nature, the City of High Point wants to talk to you. On Tuesday, Nov. 24, the city announced that High Point will be hosting two interactive virtual public workshops to collect feedback for the proposed greenway network.

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Republican Guilford County Government Now A Thing of The Past

Guilford County government has reached the end of an era. That happened quietly in a large and mostly empty room after a closed session at the end of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19. The commissioners came out, announced some raises for select county staff and then voted to adjourn. That brought about the end of eight years of Republican rule of the board, which followed 14 years of Democratic rule.

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State Tackles Cancer In Underserved Communities

On Friday, Nov. 20, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) released an ambitious far-reaching “NC Comprehensive Cancer Control Action Plan 2020-2025” that’s meant to address a host of cancer challenges affecting North Carolinians in specific communities.

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PTIA Flights Limiting Carry-On Gravy No Matter How Good It Is

Just about everyone has flown somewhere for the end of the year holidays – but they’ve never done so during a raging pandemic. Since flying home this year to enjoy some turducken and cranberry sauce is going to be a lot different than in previous years, Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTIA) has put out a press release with a set of guidelines that all flyers should follow this holiday season.

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