It’s been a long strange trip, but the newly elected Greensboro mayor and City Council were sworn into office on Thursday, Aug. 11. The Katie Dorsett Council Chamber was packed with family, friends and campaign workers for the first ceremonial meeting of the City Council elected on July 26.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) released a report on monkeypox in the state which showed that, while 70 percent of cases are in black men, black state residents have received less than a quarter of the vaccinations so far.
Next month the North Carolina Folk Festival will fill downtown Greensboro for three days with music, crowds of music lovers and much more. The North Carolina Folk Festival will be held Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11 and is free. However, those attending are given opportunities to make donations to support the free event.