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Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

At such a divisive time in politics, people often get caught up in large national elections and forget about local elections. These elections can have large impacts on the lives of citizens and are still overlooked. One of the first steps in taking political action is voting in local elections. The...

City council elections to be held in October

City council elections to be held in October

Jhanna Vasser, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

The city of Greensboro is holding city council elections. The primary election will be held on Oct. 10, with 15 candidates, including three incumbents, running for three at-large seats. Six of the 15 candidates will advance from the primary to the Nov. 7 general election. “I know there’s a lot...

Possible Trader Joe’s in Greensboro … not in my back yard?

Bryan Dooley and Kim Kleimeier

February 10, 2012

Fresh, organic produce, international products, friendly customer service and grocery shopping that doesn’t cost a fortune. All of this can be found in one store: Trader Joe’s, which might be coming to Greensboro, though nothing is past the rumor stage yet. Although many citizens would welcome a...

Urgent need for sustainable waste management

Chassidy Crump, Staff Writer

January 23, 2012

For a large part of the past year, the possibility of reopening the White Street landfill has caused a stir in local news. Since the Greensboro city council voted against the reopening, necessity for a new form of waste disposal has become imminent. Now, with a change in council members and dynamic,...