City of Greensboro Press Releases

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  1. The next Greensboro City Council meeting is at 5:30 pm Tuesday, May 2, in the Council Chamber of the Melvin Municipal Office Building. Meeting details and agendas are available online. There is also a Special City Council meeting at 5 pm...
  2. The City of Greensboro’s Television Network (GTN) is debuting a new program, FYI Weekly, on May 1. The 30 minute show is hosted by Carla Banks, Communications and Marketing Department director for the City. The show will feature City news, employee...
  3. Due to the Walk for Recovery event from 1:45-3 pm Sunday, April 30, portions of N. Elm and N. Greene streets, as well as Fisher Avenue, will be closed intermittently. Motorists are reminded that pedestrians have the right of way and an...
  4. This September 11-12, the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department will host the North and South Carolina Recreation and Parks Associations’ 2017 Carolinas Joint Conference at the Koury Convention Center. The conference will...
  5. In recognition of the important role arts play in the local economy and culture, City Council has created a Greensboro Cultural Arts Master Plan (GCAMP) Task Force that will lead the effort to create a master plan for the arts. The task force will hold a public kickoff...
  6. The Smith Senior Center, in partnership with the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative, will host a Story Corps listening session of pre-recorded life stories told by local seniors at 10 am, May 3, at the center, 2401 Fairview St. This event is free....
  7. Do you have an idea for a project you would like to see the City fund through Greensboro’s Participatory Budgeting (PB)? Submit the idea online until May 15.  Greensboro Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process...
  8. The City of Greensboro, in conjunction with the NC Works Partners Network of Guilford County and the Guilford County Workforce Development Board, is hosting a Community Resource Fair from 3-8 pm on Wednesday, April 26 at the National Guard Armory, 110 Franklin Blvd. The...
  9. The Drama Center Children’s Theatre holds auditions for a shortened version of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” from 5-7 pm, April 24 and 25 in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N....
  10. At 1:27 am April 19, Greensboro Police (GPD) responded to the Papa John’s Pizza at 1015 E. Cone Blvd., in reference to a robbery of business. Two armed suspects entered the business brandishing handguns and took an undisclosed amount of cash....
  11. At 4:58 am April 19, Greensboro Police responded to the Murphy Express at 2107 16th St., reference to a robbery of business. An armed suspect entered the business brandishing a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled the business...
  12. At 6:29 am on April 19, officers responded to Great Stops, 1411 W, Gate City Blvd,, in reference to a Robbery of Business. An armed suspect entered the business brandishing a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of cash, and fled the business in a dark...
  13. Members of the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) along with the Guilford Family Justice Center are encouraging people to wear jeans to work on April 26, Denim Day, to show support for addressing misconceptions about sexual assault....
  14. Greensboro Beautiful will hold its annual Groovin’ in the Garden event from 12 noon to 5 pm April 30 at Gateway Gardens, 2924 E. Gate City Blvd. Admission is free. Ample parking and a free shuttle are available at the Gateway University Research...
  15. Grimsley High School students will get an up close look at the tragic consequences of texting while driving a live crash scenario, called “A MSG 2 Die 4” on Friday, April 21. Weather permitting, more than 400 students will...
  16. Blair Street from Dover Road to Cleburne Street will be closed from 9 am to 4 pm on April 21 while trees are removed at a private residence. The work was originally scheduled for April 19, but was rescheduled due to rain. Motorists should avoid the area or expect...
  17. In an announcement by the NCAA, the Greensboro Coliseum Complex has been named the site for six future NCAA Championship events. The championships coming to the Greensboro Coliseum and Greensboro Aquatic Center will include:...
  18. Starting at 9 am Tuesday, April 18, Randleman Road between Dougherty and W. Meadowview streets will be closed due to sewer line repairs. The work is expected to run from 9 am to 4 pm daily through Friday, April 21, weather permitting. Motorists...
  19. The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) will offer Service Learning Camps this summer for teens aged 15-18. Each session costs $40, which includes a T-shirt and snacks. Participants can register for one or both sessions. Space is limited. The June...
  20. UPDATE: (April 14, 2017) One of the occupants of the Mustang who was ejected from the vehicle at the time of the crash has succumbed to his injuries. Jermarcus Marquel Lumpkin, 20, of Greensboro , was pronounced deceased at approximately 2 pm today....
  21. Ruffin Road from Wedgewood Drive to the western terminus of the street will be closed for a sewer installation from April 17 until May 19. Signs will be posted. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid the area during the construction....
  22. On April 11, 40-year-old McLeansville resident Jeffery Allen Guffey voluntarily turned himself in to police after learning of warrants for his arrest for allegedly inappropriately touching a Grimsley High School student....
  23. Operation Bed Roll and Greensboro Field Operation’s Recycling Educator Tori Carle have been recognized by two industry groups for encouraging local residents to transform non-recyclable plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless....
  24. For the 28th year, the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) will host a 5k race to honor officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice protecting the people they served. The annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5K Race is Saturday, May...
  25. Single parents and their children are encouraged to attend a free, half-day workshop to inspire them to create a strong, healthy family. The event, called “Boys to Men & Girls to Ladies,” is from 8 am to noon...
  26. The Greensboro Public Library’s venerable One City, One Book community read is scheduled to begin this fall. In the meantime everyone is invited to participate in the selection process by voting for one of four books chosen as finalists....
  27. The City of Greensboro’s Human Relations Department is hosting its annual Fair Housing Month Luncheon from 11:30 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, April 26 at Revolution Mill Events Center, 900 Revolution Mill Dr. The event will be catered by Pepper Moon...
  28. Devon Smith, a producer with the Greensboro Television Network (GTN), has won a Telly Award for his work on “Zoning Man.” Smith utilized a comic book/super hero approach to help residents better understand the City’s zoning process. The...
  29. The Music Center’s OPUS Concert Series will conclude its 2016-2017 season on during the months of April and May with seven performances by instrumental and vocal ensembles. All OPUS Concerts are free, but donations are appreciated. Join the...
  30. Portions of the 600 block of Eugene Street and all but one lane of the Fisher Avenue-Eugene Street intersection will be closed for construction for the next two weeks. Detour signs will be in place. Motorists should use alternate routes to avoid the area or expect...
  31. The Drama Center of City Arts will hold auditions for its summer musical, “Barnum,” at 7 pm on May 1 and 2, in the Stephen D. Hyers Theater at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Call backs will be at 7 pm on May 3. The show will be performed...
  32. The victim of the shooting on Wintergarden Lane has been identified as 37-year-old Roberto Salgado Bolles. Officers were dispatched to the location at 6:36 pm on April 7 in response to a report of a robbery. Once on scene,...
  33. UPDATE: The driver of the Ford Focus was Luther Shameed Davis, age 24. Address cannot be verified at this time. GREENSBORO (April 8) - A motorist who struck a police cruiser then fled the scene is deceased after being ejected from...
  34. Detectives with the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) are releasing more information about the April 6 early morning shooting on Farragut Street At 3:48 am on April 6, officers were dispatched to the area of W. Florida...
  35. GREENSBORO, NC (April 7, 2017) – A 25-year old Greensboro man is confined after a Crime Stoppers tip helped detectives connect him to a series of burglaries of local markets during the last five months. Timothy Lynn Carmack, Jr., of 4800...
  36. The Booster Club for the Drama Center of City Arts is hosting a Drama Drink Night fundraiser during the April 28 performance of the show “More Fun Than Bowling” at the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, 200 N. Davie St. Immediately following the show,...
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  38. Starting on Monday, April 10, N. Eugene Street between Bellemeade and W. Smith streets will be closed due to stormwater maintenance and water line repair work. Work will be done from 7 am to 9 pm Mondays through Fridays through June 10, weather permitting....
  39. Beginning at 9 am Monday, April 10, N. Church Street from Summit Avenue to Bessemer Avenue will be closed to through traffic due to waterline work. Temporary water service will be available for all customers affected. The job is expected to run from 9 am...
  40. The Greensboro Police Department (GPD) is again participating in “Pinwheels for Prevention,” a national movement to raise awareness about child abuse. As part of this campaign, GPD employees have planted blue pinwheel gardens at each of its police...