Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Author: Scott D. Yost

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Fresh Market + Kids + Museum = Fun And Learning

If you have kids and you want them to learn to eat healthy food, be sure to check out the special event on Friday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Greensboro Children’s Museum in downtown Greensboro. On that day, The Fresh Market is celebrating a “grand re-opening” of its food and shopping exhibit at the museum, called “The Market.”

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Summerfield Manager Dives Head First Into Election Debate

It’s highly unusual for a town manager or county manager to weigh in on political battles that involve their town or county – for instance, Guilford County Manager Marty Lawing is always as quiet as a mute mouse if he’s ever asked anything about a county commissioner’s race.   The same goes for most local government managers, who in many cases are hired and fired by the elected officials the citizens vote into office.

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BB&T Point To Host Realtors’ March Of Dimes Run

The High Point Regional Association of Realtors, (HPRAR) along with the High Point Rockers are partnering to put on the first ever “Rockin’ 5K & Fun Run/Walk,” which will be held at BB&T Point on Saturday, Nov. 2.  The event will feature, among other festivities, a “1-Mile Fun Run/Walk” as well as the 5K race, with the finish line being home plate of the home of the High Point Rockers baseball team.

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Questions Remain About Inmate And Guard Sex In County Jail

The Guilford County Sheriff’s Department is remaining silent on the situation regarding two female jail guards in the county’s High Point jail who allegedly had sex with male inmates in exchange for money; however, Guilford County personnel records reveal that now the second guard – said by sources to be involved – is no longer with the county.

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Propane Valve-Maker In Whitsett Expands, Adding 50 Jobs

The sleepy little town of Whitsett is not often ground zero for new economic development news; however, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, RegO – a North Carolina company that makes valves and controls for propane, liquefied natural gas and related products for customers around the world – announced that it’s implementing a multi-million-dollar expansion of its manufacturing facility in Whitsett and is adding about 50 new jobs.

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Judge’s Cause Of Death Leaves Community Stunned

Days after the news that former Guilford County Chief District Court Judge Tom Jarrell died from a drug overdose, the local community – especially those who knew him well – continued to be stunned by the news. The autopsy report and the cause of death released on Thursday, Oct. 17 were so incongruous with the public life of Jarrell that it left many people in a state of disbelief.

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No Parking On The Dance Floor And No Driving Thru The Landfill

When you have a perfectly nice municipal waste landfill, one thing you don’t want is a public road running right through the middle of it – and that’s the situation that High Point is now remedying at the Kersey Valley Landfill. To that end, the city is closing Kersey Valley Road between Cashatt Road and Kivett Drive and rerouting traffic around that landfill in eastern High Point.

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Green Ford Turns 50 And Throws A Party

One of Greensboro’s best known auto dealerships is throwing itself a public birthday party on Friday, Oct. 18 at noon to celebrate turning 50 years old. The festivities will take place at the Green Ford dealership at 3800 W. Wendover Ave.

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