Local Government

City Provides Support for International Textile Group’s Displaced Employees

City of Greensboro - 5 hours 43 min ago
With the announcement on Wednesday, October 18 that International Textile Group, Inc. (ITG) will shut down operations at the Cone Denim White Oak Plant later this year, the City of Greensboro extends its continued support for ITG and its employees. “We are saddened by...
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Road Repair to Shut Down Westover Terrace Traffic on October 18

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 18:15
Following the water main break on Tuesday, October 17 at Westover Terrace and Wendover Avenue, both south bound lanes of Westover Terrace are closed at Mill Street. One north bound lane is open. On Wednesday, October 18 starting at 7:30 am, all lanes of Westover Terrace will be closed at Mill...
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Library Offers Career Fair for Young Adults October 21

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 16:45
The Greensboro Public Library is hosting a career fair from noon to 4 pm Saturday, October 21, at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. and in adjoining LeBauer Park. Hidden Careers: a Look at Jobs in our Community is designed as an interactive experience for young adults ages 15-24. Professionals...
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Volunteers Needed for November 4 Tree Planting

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 13:00
Sunset Hills neighborhood is this year's NeighborWoods program grant recipient and volunteers are needed to plant trees in its Greenway Park, at the corner of W. Friendly Avenue and W. Greenway Drive North. Teams will plant, mulch, and water trees with the help of a knowledgeable planting...
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Residents Invited to Comment on Transportation Funded Projects

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 11:30
The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) invites residents to comment on its list of transportation projects to be constructed between 2018 and 2027. Comments are due by October 31. Every two years, the...
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Wendover Terrace/Wendover Avenue Water Main Break Affects Traffic & Businesses

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 11:15
A water main break on Westover Terrace at the west bound on-ramp of Wendover Avenue is affecting local traffic and businesses in that immediate area. City crews are on-site to make repairs, which are expected to take until 8 pm today, Tuesday, October 17. Affected roadways include:...
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Wendover Terrace/Wendover Avenue Water Main Break Affects Traffic & Businesses

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 11:15
A water main break on Westover Terrace at the west bound on-ramp of Wendover Avenue is affecting local traffic and businesses in that immediate area. City crews are on-site to make repairs, which are expected to take until 8 pm today, Tuesday, October 17. Affected roadways include:...
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Wendover Terrace/Wendover Avenue Water Main Break Affects Traffic & Businesses

City of Greensboro - Tue, 2017-10-17 11:15
A water main break on Westover Terrace at the west bound on-ramp of Wendover Avenue is affecting local traffic and businesses in that immediate area. City crews are on-site to make repairs, which are expected to take until 5 pm today, Tuesday, October 17. Affected roadways include:...
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"A MSG 2 Die 4" Live Crash Drama Set for October 19

City of Greensboro - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:45
Northern Guilford High School students will get an up-close look at the tragic consequences of texting while driving during a live crash scenario on Thursday, October 19, called “A MSG 2 Die 4.” Weather permitting, more than 500 students will experience the heartbreaking accident...
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Parks and Recreation Hosts Wheelchair and Adaptive Tennis Clinic November 6

City of Greensboro - Mon, 2017-10-16 11:45
Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Unit, in partnership with Wheelchair Tennis and First Volley Adaptive Tennis Clinics, will offer a free tennis clinic for individuals with physical disabilities from 1-4 pm, Monday, November 6, the UNCG tennis courts, 200 West Dr....
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Library Hosts October 24 Panel Discussion: People with Disabilities - An Untapped Community Resource

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 17:30
The Greensboro Public Library and the Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities will host a panel discussion, Hidden in Plain Sight: Untapped Resources in our Community--People with Disabilities at 6 pm Tuesday, October 24, at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. This event is free and...
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N. Elm Street Lane Closure Set for October 16

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 12:00
On Monday, October 16, the northbound lane of N. Elm Street in the 200 block between W. Friendly Avenue and Bellemeade Street will be closed from 9 am to noon for utility work. A signed detour will be posted. For more information, contact Doug Denton at 336-580-9778.
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Local Road Closures Set for October 16-19

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 12:00
Beginning at 9 am Monday, October 16, several local roads will be closed daily until 4 pm Thursday, October 19, weather permitting. Roads affected include: Intersection of S. Lindell Road and Longview Street due to tree removal and curb inlet structure repair. For more information, contact...
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Library Presents Multicultural Book Discussion October 17

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 11:45
The Greensboro Public Library and NC Global Leadership hosts a round table dialogue and Hidden Figures book discussion featuring seven women from seven countries from 7-8:30 pm Tuesday, October 17 at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. This event is free and open to the public. This discussion...
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Library Hosts Entrepreneurship Panel October 28

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 11:30
The Greensboro Public Library hosts a panel discussion entitled “Hidden Figures – Entrepreneurship” from 2-4 pm Saturday, October 28 at Central Library, 219 N. Church St., as part of the One City, One Book celebration. This event is free and open to the public. Local entrepreneurs...
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Coliseum Area Traffic Alert Issued for October 14-15 & 17

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 11:15
Due to multiple events at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, October 14, 15 and 17, Greensboro Department of Transportation and Greensboro Police Department (GPD) advise all patrons to plan to arrive early and...
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Next City Council Meeting is October 17

City of Greensboro - Fri, 2017-10-13 11:00
The next Greensboro City Council meeting is at 5:30 pm Tuesday, October 17, in the Council Chamber of the Melvin Municipal Office Building. Meeting details and agendas are available online. # # # ...
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Youth Basketball Registration Now Underway

City of Greensboro - Thu, 2017-10-12 18:00
The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is now registering children ages 5-16 for youth basketball at all City recreation centers. Registration is $50 per participant until November 20. Late registration is $55. Parents or caregivers may register at their neighborhood recreation center...
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Several City Streets Closed October 14 & 15 for Events

City of Greensboro - Thu, 2017-10-12 11:30
Several streets in the city will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15, due to three events. First on Saturday is the Women's Only 5K Walk and Run from 7:30 am to 12 noon. Affected streets are: ...
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Griffin Recreation Center Offers Strength Training for Older Adults

City of Greensboro - Wed, 2017-10-11 16:30
Registration is now open for Griffin Recreation’s fall strength training sessions for active older adults who may be new to this type of exercise. Small Group Training (SGT) consists of six weeks of sessions held at 11 am on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning October 30 at the center, 5301...
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