City of Greensboro Press Releases

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  1. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan are hosting an opioid crisis roundtable discussion for the community from 2-3 pm on Wednesday, June 28 at Union Square Campus, 124 E. Gate City Blvd. The event is open to the...
  2. Beginning at 9 am Monday, June 26, N. Elm Street between W. Lindsay Street and E. Bessemer Avenue will be closed due to waterline work. The job will continue from 9 am to 4 pm daily until June 30, weather permitting. Motorists are urged to use...
  3. Greensboro’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Unit's free adaptive golf clinic for people with physical disabilities that was planned for June 24 at Gillespie Golf Course, 306 E. Florida St., has been canceled due to course conditions. ...
  4. The City’s Information Technology Department has achieved ISO/IEC 27001 certification, a globally recognized certification of cyber security management, to protect systems and confidential information from threats and cyber-attacks. The certification...
  5. By adopting the National Weather Service slogan "beat the heat, check the backseat," the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) warns residents about the dangers of leaving children in vehicles. “Leaving your child unattended in a vehicle is never a good idea,” said Community Resource...
  6. Graduates of the 2017 Greensboro Police Citizens’ Academy (GPCA) have created a service project to show their support for the police department and further the department’s commitment to building bridges. From 6-8 pm Friday, June 23, academy participants will join officers from the...
  7. During its June 20 meeting, Greensboro City Council approved a $534.6 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year “This budget continues our efforts to offer a sustainable, balanced budget that effectively responds to needs of the organization,...
  8. Beginning at 9 am Wednesday, June 21, one northbound lane of Hobbs Road between W. Friendly and Northline avenues and one westbound lane of W. Friendly between Hobbs Road and W. Avondale Drive will be closed due to sewer line work. Both jobs run...
  9. The Greensboro Fire Department plans to conduct live fire training at 729 Shirley Lane, on Wednesday, June 21. The training exercises are expected to run from 8 am to 5 pm. Heavy amounts of smoke may be present in the area, but should not pose hazards to the public. All...
  10. A community information meeting about the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite Water and Sewer Improvements Project is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 pm Thursday, June 22, at Providence Grove High School, 5555 Mack Lineberry Rd., Climax. The public is invited to attend...
  11. In addition to accessing and paying water bills and parking tickets online, Greensboro residents can now do the same for even more City services. When visiting this Web page, residents can click on the “Pay Your Miscellaneous Invoice” tab and...
  12. Beginning at 9 am Tuesday, June 20, two lanes of Spring Street from Smith Street to Bellemeade Street will be closed for pipe repair. The job continues daily from 8 am to 5 pm through June 22, weather permitting. One lane will be open for...
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  14. The Drama Center of City Arts presents the musical “Barnum,” about 19th century impresario P.T. Barnum, at 8 pm July 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22, and 2 pm July 16 and July 23, at the Weaver Academy Theater, 220 S. Spring St. Tickets are $10 for...
  15. Beginning at 9 am Monday, June 19, Country Club Drive between N. Elm Street to Carlisle Road will be closed due to waterline work. The job will continue from 9 am to 4 pm daily until July 14, weather permitting. Motorists are urged to use alternate...
  16. This summer, the Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) presents Girls Leadership Edge, a five-part program that teaches middle school girls ages 12-14 to be courageous, compassionate and confident leaders in their community. The program runs from 2-4 pm Tuesdays...
  17. The Drama Center of City Arts is looking for actors to perform in short shows for school children during the 2017-18 school year. Auditions are from 5:30-7 pm June 27 and 28 in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie...
  18. Children will be able to get free meals at locations across Greensboro this summer, beginning June 20. Anyone in search of free breakfast, lunch or dinner can text “FoodNC” to the phone number 877-877 to received a...
  19. On Saturday, June 24, graduates of the inaugural Kitchen Connects GSO entrepreneurial incubator program for local food businesses will make their debut at the Greensboro Curb Farmers Market, 501 Yanceyville St. The market is open from 7 am to noon. The...
  20. The Guilford County Family Justice Center (FJC) celebrates its second anniversary of helping families move towards wellness in a ceremony from 8:30-9 am Thursday, June 15, on Governmental Plaza at 201 S. Greene St. ‘Men for...
  21. Operation Bed Roll will begin its second year of transforming plastic bags into sleeping mats this week, with a Plarn-Making Workshop at 6 pm, June 15, at McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave. and a Train the Trainer Workshop at 5 pm, June 17, at...
  22. The New Book Lovers Club at Vance Chavis Branch Library welcomes local author A. Jean Jackson from 1-3 pm, Saturday, June 10 at Vance Chavis Branch Library, 900 S. Benbow Rd. Jackson will discuss her novel Black Eyed Peas and Cornbread, based on stories...
  23. Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan has joined nearly 100 other mayors from across the country as part of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda. The agenda is in place to complement and build off existing efforts and other local initiatives that are currently underway....
  24. The City of Greensboro’s sixth annual employee recognition campaign known as “Be Greensboro” is now underway until August 31. Greensboro residents are encouraged to nominate a City employee for going above and beyond in providing...
  25. Greensboro Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help teach individuals with disabilities how to ride a bicycle under the iCan Bike program August 7-11 at the Greensboro Coliseum. The program needs volunteers who can...
  26. Wade Walcutt, director of the City of Greensboro’s Parks and Recreation Department, has resigned effective June 30. Walcutt, who has accepted the position of Director of the Cincinnati Park Board, in Ohio close to family, has served as the parks and...
  27. Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Unit offers free sprayground sessions at Barber Park throughout the summer for families who have children with disabilities. The Summer...
  28. Greensboro Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help in many roles at the US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Tournament at Bryan Park Soccer Complex June 23-29. This tournament brings youth teams of all ages from 12 states across the southeast to...
  29. The City of Greensboro has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking a firm to provide the City with professional services to develop an inclusive, sustainable and comprehensive master plan that capitalizes, enhances and supports the arts in Greensboro. The consultant will work closely with...
  30. Beginning at 8 am Wednesday, May 31, the northbound lane of N. Church Street from 3908 to 3910 will be closed for pipe installation. The job continues daily from 8 am to 5 pm through June 2, weather permitting. A signed detour will be in place. For more...
  31. City Manager Jim Westmoreland is hosting two community budget meetings at 6 pm, Tuesday, May 30 and 6 pm, Wednesday, May 31, both at the Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave. The City’s Budget and Evaluations Department staff will be on hand with an...
  32. The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting youth football and cheerleading registration starting June 1 for children ages 7-12. Registration is $50 per participant. Football registration ends July 31 and the fee includes basic equipment,...
  33. The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department will begin taking registrations for the Adult Coed Spring Kickball League on June 1 through July 21 at the Greensboro Sportsplex, 2400 16th St., from 9 am to 4:30 pm Mondays through Fridays or online. The fee...
  34. The Commission on the Status of Women is hosting a 50+ Forum with free health screenings and workshops from 9 am to 1 pm on June 8 at the Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St. in Greensboro. In addition to the free workshops and screenings the event will...
  35. From May 30 to June 1, Pinecroft Road will be closed between W. Vandalia Road and Pine Knoll Place due to sewer work. A detour route will be in place. Dates and times are subject to change due to inclement weather or last-minute changes in work schedules. Motorists are...
  36. The City of Greensboro will present a key to the City to singer Vanessa Ferguson on June 3 at the Vanessa Ferguson Block Party. The free event will be held from 11 am to 1 pm in Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St. Ferguson, a Greensboro resident, made it to the final eight...
  37. Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation, will speak at the Friends of the Greensboro Public Library annual luncheon from 12-1:30 pm Thursday, June 8 at Revolution Mill Events Center, 900 Revolution Mill Dr....
  38. The Drama Center, in partnership with Guilford County Schools, will hold auditions for William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” from 3-5 pm, June 3 and 4, at the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. The show...
  39. The City of Greensboro on May 22 had a discharge of approximately 3,000 gallons of untreated wastewater from its sewer main located at 1500 Dans Rd. The discharge lasted for about two hours and was due to a an accumulation of roots in a 15-inch sewer main. The untreated wastewater entered...
  40. City offices are closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. The following services and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule:  • No garbage, recycling, bulk trash, yard waste, or appliance...