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5 things to know about the NCHSAA basketball playoffs  Greensboro News & Record

The NCHSAA basketball playoffs start Tuesday across the state. Here are five things to know as area teams get ready to pursue state titles:

Grimsley High AD Lewis Newman resigns  Greensboro News & Record

Updated 11 a.m. Feb. 9. GREENSBORO — Grimsley athletics director Lewis Newman has resigned. Assistant athletics director Ethan Albright will serve as ...

Grimsley High Student Will Compete In Special Olympics World Games

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Grimsley High School student AJ Spaeth has always been athletic, but in just a number of weeks, he'll be taking his talents to the other ...

Greensboro's History With School Shootings

Police say 16-year-old Grimsley High student Nicholas Atkinson had been suspended, for smoking, by the assistant principal he shot. It happened in 1994.

The road that runs past Grimsley High now honors Josephine Boyd, the first black student to integrate the school  Greensboro News & Record

The former North and South Aycock streets and part of Westover Terrace are now North Josephine Boyd Street and South Josephine Boyd Street.

Hops Burger Bar is Hopping Over to Winston-Salem, Opening Date Announced

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hops Burger Bar is hopping. Just look at the restaurants as proof. On any given day, you'll find them packed with regulars, ...

A Look Back At The 1994 Deadly Grimsley High Shooting

In 1994 a student at Grimsley High School in Greensboro shot an assistant principal and then killed himself in front of other students as school was dismissing ...

Grimsley bounces back with big win over No. 5 Ragsdale in boys basketball  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Things could have gone one of two ways for Grimsely's basketball team after the Whirlies' heartbreaking 54-53 loss to Northwest Guilford on ...

Greene To Play In East-West Game  Go Blue Ridge

BOONE - Watauga High football coach Ryan Habich has announced that senior Jackson Greene has been selected to play in the North Carolina Coaches ...

Remembering Former Guilford County Commissioner Joe Wood  The Rhino TImes

Former Guilford County Commissioner Joe Wood – a strongly opinionated Democrat who served on the Board of Commissioners in the early '90s – has passed ...

Grimsley, Kiser to get new principals  Greensboro News & Record

Weaver Academy also gets a new principal who will be very familiar — Johncarlos Miller returns to the school a year after leaving to lead Grimsley High.

Grimsley Tops Northwest Guilford 14-7 In A Metro 4A Battle

Grimsley High School held on to beat Northwest Guilford 14-7 Friday night to guarantee the Whirlies a spot in the playoffs.

Several Guilford Co. Schools Dealing with Damage, Outages After Michael

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Quite a few schools across Guilford County are dealing with downed trees and power outages after Michael. WFMY News 2's Taheshah ...

More than a game: In stages of school integration, a state title in basketball brought pride to Atkins, black community  Winston-Salem Journal

Michael Copeland Sr. let out several laughs as he recalled his basketball career at the old Atkins High School off Cameron Avenue. Football: First practice report from Grimsley  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Grimsley heads into Darryl Brown's third season as the Whirlies' football coach looking to turn the corner after finishing 4-7 overall and 2-2 in ...

Street Renamed After First Black Grimsley Graduate  Spectrum News

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The City of Greensboro renamed Aycock Street after Josephine Boyd, the first black student to graduate from Grimsley High School.

Greensboro Police: Rumors Of Gun At Grimsley High School Are Not True  WFMY News 2

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro Police confirm that reports of a gun on campus at Grimsley High School Thursday are false.

Annual East-West All-Star football game coming up in mid-July  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO - The annual East-West All-Star football game will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at Greensboro's Jamieson Stadium on the campus of ...

Former Grimsley High trainer pleads guilty to indecent liberties with a student  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — After pleading guilty to one count of indecent liberties with a female student, a former Grimsley High School athletic trainer and health teacher ...

Hundreds Walk Out Of Class At Grimsley High School In Protest Of Gun Violence  WFMY News 2

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Between 400, and 500 students walked out of class today at Grimsley High School. Another 76 also walked out at Page High School in ...

Texans DT D.J. Reader Presents Scholarships At Grimsley High

D.J. Reader played at Grimsley High School and Clemson University before the Houston Texans drafted him in 2016.

Beloved Grimsley High School teacher Rina Wolfgang dies  Greensboro News & Record

Rina Wolfgang taught Hebrew at Grimsley High School and in the community prepared young Jews for important religious milestones.

Students Walk Out Of Class At Grimsley High School In Protest Of Gun Violence  WFMY News 2

Between 400, and 500 students walked out of class today at Grimsley High School. Another 76 also walked out at Page High School in Greensboro.

2018 NCCA East-West All-Star Football Game | Galleries  Greensboro News & Record

The North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game was played at Jamieson Stadium at Grimsley High School on Wednesday, July 18, ...

Graduation 2017: Grimsley High | Graduation Galleries  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley's class of 2017 received diplomas Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the Special Events Center in Greensboro, N.C..

Unsolicited Endorsement: Josephine Boyd Street | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

One by one, city workers carefully replaced the street signs that read “Aycock Street,” named after Charles Brantley Aycock, to Josephine Boyd Street, after civil ...

Guilford County Schools and GTCC will be closed Thursday  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Guilford County Schools will be closed Thursday for students and school staff except for essential personnel, the system announced ...

Grimsley teacher fighting a rare cancer: 'Thank God I'm here to live another day'  Greensboro News & Record

A few years ago, the odds that Rina Sky Wolfgang would live weren't good. But she's still here. Still fighting. "What good does it do to sit around and feel.

Weaver Academy principal moving to Grimsley High School  Greensboro News & Record

The move, announced late Thursday evening by the school district, coincided with Grimsley High School Principal Charles Blanchard being named the district's ...

Math teacher, Grimsley principal nab top awards at Celebration of Excellence (Video)  Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County Schools honored the district's top teacher and principal Tuesday and highlighted school successes during the annual Celebration of Excellence.

Parent group raises concerns over student conduct in Guilford County schools  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A group of Guilford County parents are raising concerns about a state survey. The North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions ...

Grimsley High Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Student: Police  WFMY News 2

A Grimsley High School teacher is accused of inappropriately touching a student.

Grimsley earns first playoff win since 2007  Greensboro News & Record

Why the Whirlies won: Grimsley used its smashmouth run game featuring Quan Nora to wear down Mooresville and got a big first-quarter defensive touchdown ...

Alan Duncan, a steadying leader and passionate advocate for education  Greensboro News & Record

Saturday marks Alan Duncan's last day after 18 years — 16 as chairman — serving on the Guilford County Board of Education. He is leaving the board, he has ...

Grimsley High School's 2017 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Reyad Gafar Abbas, Houshmand Bobak Abbaszadeh, Marina Celeste Abreu, Britta Kezia Adjei, John Arthur Albright, Taylor Nicole Allen, Alexander Arion Alston ...

The Running Shorts Show, Episode 15, and Runners: Olivia Romine  Greensboro News & Record

Editor's note: Today's Runners profile is complemented by an episode of The Running Shorts Show podcast. You're welcome to read the profile, and I invite you ...

Josephine Boyd Bradley, who integrated Grimsley High, dies  Greensboro News & Record

Boyd was the first black student to attend Greensboro Senior High School, now Grimsley, on Sept. 4, 1957.

Grimsley High graduation | 2016 Graduates  Greensboro News & Record

The 2016 Grimsley High School graduation took place at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C..

West rallies to defeat East in N.C. Coaches Association all-star football game  Greensboro News & Record

West 23, East 21. What. N.C. Coaches Association All-Star Game in football. Where. Jamieson Stadium, Greensboro. Why the West won. Despite a sluggish ...

Building issues at Grimsley, Page underscore school infrastructure needs  Greensboro News & Record

Concerns parents and students have raised about the conditions of buildings at Page and Grimsley high schools underscore broader infrastructure needs in ...

BLOG | Furious and Fast: Michael Arrives In the Triad and Here's What Happened

Get ready for lots of rain Thursday as Michael bears down on the Carolinas.

Grimsley football scrimmage | HSXtra  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley hosts pre-season football scrimmage Friday night with Northern Guilford, Northwest Guilford, Ragsdale, Southern Guilford and Western Guilford ...

Student Notebook  Greensboro News & Record

Ansley Sackett of Greensboro, an animal and veterinary science major, is among Clemson University's graduating class of National Scholars. Sackett is ...

Author who wrote stories about desegregation pioneers speaks at Grimsley High School

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Author Dr. Karen Meadows says when she did her research, not many people, primarily students, knew about Dr. Josephine Boyd ...

Students from Triad Schools Plan to Participate in School Walkout  WFMY News 2

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, students across the Triad and across the country will leave school for 17 minutes, commemorating the 17 lives lost at a Florida school in ...

Principal of the Year Johncarlos Miller: 'We can either inspire or derail'  Greensboro News & Record

“Johncarlos Miller, you will never be anything.” That's what Miller's eighth-grade teacher told him when he spoke out of turn one day in class. Those words could ...

Grimsley Track & Field Heads To National Competition

Grimsley High School Track & Field Heads To National Track Meet in New York City.

City moves closer to naming street after Josephine Boyd, Grimsley High's first black student  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The city is moving ahead with plans to rename a major street to honor Grimsley High School's first black student.

Greensboro student weathers the storm following tornado  Spectrum News

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- High school student Jacqueline Vaquera is working on her senior *service* project with her classmates. "We were doing a mural and I just ...

Educator of the Week: Nyia Potts  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — FOX8 honors Grimsley High School's Nyia Potts. Thank you, Nyia! If you know of an educator who is worthy of this nomination please fill ...

Woman accused of hitting 2 Grimsley High students with car, driving off

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Kelsey Meissner and Alondra Ruiz run track and cross country for Grimsley High School and go to practice in the afternoons.

Josephine Boyd Bradley deserves more than a glorified driveway  Greensboro News & Record

The path to a Greensboro street named for Josephine Boyd Bradley may have encountered its first road block.

Grimsley High School's 2016 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Graduates: Abdishukur Abdi, Aziu Abior, Evelyn Acosta-Martinez, Mariah Addison, Victoria Alexander, Lori Alley, Caroline Almy, Yusuf Altholaya, Sarah ...

Weaver left it all on the court for Grimsley  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Grimsley High School will always be a part of Phil Weaver, and now Weaver will always be a part of Grimsley.

Grimsley students' project fights 'book deserts' (Video)  Greensboro News & Record

It's something you might miss at first glance. But there it is, at the bottom of an email sent by Grimsley High School English teacher Kathy Saunders. “The best ...

Lox, Stock, and Bagel: Regulars make it special  Greensboro News & Record

A hidden gem tucked away in the Oakcrest Shopping center, Lox, Stock and Bagel, a New York-style deli, was started by John Meyler about 41 years ago.

Short Stack: Food for thought, quick and over easy  Greensboro News & Record

Lorenzo “Logie” Meachum was a storyteller and a scholar and an activist and a cook and a lover of animals and singer of songs. His voice and his spirit could fill ...

More than $5,500 raised in charity ride honoring fallen Greensboro Officer Jared Franks  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Fallen Greensboro police officer Jared Franks was honored with one last ride on Saturday. Around 100 motorcycle and car enthusiasts ...

Thornton, William Holladay  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO William Holladay Thornton, III died on August 22, 2018. William was born in Greensboro on February 24, 1984. He is survived by his wife, ...

Greensboro police officer killed in crash laid to rest Saturday  WXII12 Winston-Salem

The Greensboro police officer who was killed in a crash while responding to a possible robbery last weekend was laid to rest Saturday.

Coaches group opposes Westover name change to Josephine Boyd, offers compromise  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The nonprofit N.C. Coaches Association is urging the City Council not to change the name of Westover Terrace to honor Grimsley High's first ...

Grimsley's track is open to runners and walkers  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley High School welcomes the community's use of its track.

Tina Gunn steps down as Grimsley girls basketball coach  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Grimsley is looking for a girls basketball coach after Tina Gunn stepped down. Athletics director Lewis Newman announced the change in an ...

Grimsley High School students charged in connection with alleged prostitution

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Three Grimsley High School students have been charged in connection with alleged prostitution, according to police. The incident ...

Charles Blanchard named new principal of Grimsley High School

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Guilford County Board of Education named Charles Blanchard as the new principal at Grimsley High School during its Tuesday ...

Will Greensboro Rename A Street To Honor Student Who Desegregated High School?  WUNC

While most high school seniors celebrate and enjoy their last year of school, Josephine Boyd endured name calling, bullying and discrimination at her new.

False threats at Guilford, Davidson schools keeping law enforcement busy  Winston-Salem Journal

Law enforcement said they tend to see an increase in reported threats at local schools after mass shootings, like the one Wednesday at a Florida school that left ...

With new program, UNCG honors teachers and educators who inspire  Greensboro News & Record

UNCG's new Inspirational Educators program will recognize school teachers, college professors and others who encouraged their students.

School board at large: Marc Ridgill (R)  Greensboro News & Record

Age: 58. Profession: Retired from the Greensboro Police Department, former school resource officer. Highest degree earned: Bachelor of administrative science, ...

Teenage girl tackling stereotypes; playing football at Grimsley HS

GREENSBORO, NC -- Workouts, drills, weight lifting, tackling, and conditioning. Football is a tough sport for even the most competitive men. But at Grimsley High ...

Snowmageddon, Day 3: Greensboro tries to thaw out — but it's not easy  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The city tried its best to thaw out Tuesday after 12 inches of snow were dumped across the area, setting a record and bringing daily life to a.

Nonprofit: Teen Grantmaking Council helps community with philanthropy  Greensboro News & Record

These teens know what paying it forward means to them.

Guilford County's players in the NFL  Greensboro News & Record

The NFL season opens on Thursday night in Foxboro, Mass. Our area won't have any natives or alumni of area colleges on the field for Chiefs-Patriots, but ...

Ragsdale at Grimsley Basketball | Gnr  Greensboro News & Record

The Metro 4-A Conference basketball doubleheader Ragsdale at Grimsley High School, with the girls facing off before the boys. Ragsdale girls won 61-46 and ...

Allen Johnson: The path to Josephine Boyd Street should be smoother than this  Greensboro News & Record

I almost didn't attend the Greensboro Planning Board hearing last week about the proposed Josephine Boyd Street.

Charity ride honors Greensboro Police Officer Jared Franks, who died in the line of duty  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Several members of the community gathered for a charity ride to pay respect to a Greensboro officer who died in the line of duty.

Guilford school board wants Greensboro to pay for pool  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The Guilford County school board wants the city to pay to build a pool at Grimsley High to replace one now slated for demolition.

What I'm Writing  Greensboro News & Record

Author: James Maxstadt. City: Burlington. Book title: “Solomon's Exile”. Publisher: KDP. What it's about: When Solomon wakes up in a filthy alley, he has no ...

Endorsements: N.C. House  Greensboro News & Record

By title, incumbent Jon Hardister is Guilford County's most powerful delegate to the General Assembly. As majority whip in the House, he has the ear of the ...

Women's Basketball League Launches In The Triad; Features Top Athletes

Top ladies in basketball are coming together to play in their Women's League Championship.

UNCG School of Education launches local kids into science  UNCG Now

UNC Greensboro's School of Education SELF Design Studio teamed up with Kiser Middle School to send a high altitude weather balloon into the stratosphere.

Typewriter exhibit at Greensboro History Museum  Greensboro News & Record

A museum with a new-found exhibit space. A major literary festival, featuring more than 75 authors. A famous traveling collection of the vintage tools of an ...

Former Greensboro resident to host second annual Carrboro Django Reinhardt Festival  Greensboro News & Record

Fifteen years ago, Gabriel Pelli was asked to join a band that a friend of his was forming. The intention was to play gypsy jazz in the style of the.

Register Your Child For Football And Cheer Camps In Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Here's your chance to get your child on the football field with former NFL players. The "Football Fundamentalz 52" camps return to ...

Ruggiero, Danielle Shae  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Danielle Shae Ruggiero passed away unexpectedly at the age of 23 years. Born July 18, 1995 in Greensboro, NC, ...

TOP OF THE CLASS  Greensboro News & Record

The following Guilford County Schools students were named valedictorians or salutatorians at their schools. Students graduated in May and June. Graduation ...

Grimsley High School student accused of threatening teacher  My Fox 8

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A 16-year-old student allegedly bumped into a teacher and threatened her Friday at Grimsley High School in Greensboro.

2018 Guilford County Cross Country Championships | HSXtra  Greensboro News & Record

The 2018 edition of the Guilford County Cross Country Championships, held at Hagan-Stone Park in Pleasant Garden. Cam Milroy from Page High School won ...

Greensboro girl participates in U.N.'s Commission on the Status of Women  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — A Greensboro teen looking to address the problems facing women in today's society made her debut on the world stage this month.

Good Sport: From the visitors' side at Grimsley-Page | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

by Anthony Harrison. When I got to Page High School in Greensboro on the chilly night of Oct. 16, I wasn't necessarily concerned with the historical landmarks ...

League of Women Voters Holds Civil, Educational Candidates' Forum - The Rhino Times of Greensboro  The Rhino TImes

The midterm election Tuesday, Nov. 6 is less than a month away, which means the races are starting to heat up and candidates who have been trying for months ...

Third quarter rally lifts West over East in All-Star football game  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO - Late in the third quarter, it looked like the East All-Star team had the game in the bag with a 14-3 lead. But defense, led to offense just.

Future of Grimsley High’s pool remains uncertain

GREENSBORO, N.C--Greensboro City Council members turned over ownership of the Grimsley High School pool to the Guilford County School District Tuesday ...

Shop local art for the holidays at GreenHill's Winter Show | YES!  Yes! Weekly

By: Terry Rader. GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art, 200 N. Davie St. in Greensboro, is buzzing with events this holiday season. From early December ...

March For Our Lives tour hosts rally in Greensboro, only stop in North Carolina | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

Hundreds of people gathered for the March For Our Lives rally in LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro on Wednesday evening. The event was the only stop ...

Greensboro students to March for Our Lives  Burlington Times News

Students across the world are creating March for Our Lives events to protest gun violence and mass shootings after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that ...

Debate Over Greensboro Gun And Knife Show Continues  WUNC

A month-long debate on an upcoming gun and knife show finally came to a head at a Greensboro City Council meeting this week. After a school shooting in ...

It's time: Rename Aycock for Josephine Boyd Bradley  Greensboro News & Record

Alma Pinnix was kind and giving. She tended the grounds and flower beds at Page High School that for years, as a volunteer, out of the goodness of her heart.

Inside Scoop: A Publix in Greensboro? | Blog: The Inside Scoop  Greensboro News & Record

The grocery store chain reportedly has its eye on a small shopping center on Westover Terrace.

Midterm Elections Now in History Books - The Rhino Times of Greensboro  The Rhino TImes

The 2018 midterm elections are now history. It appears that both sides came away with wins and losses. The blue wave didn't materialize but, as was expected, ...

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