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Recent articles by Annette:

Animal control officers remove more than 30 dogs from High Point home amid animal cruelty allegations

Guilford County Animal Services' Emergency Response team helped the city of High Point Animal Control Department remove 34 small breed dogs from the residence. → Read More

Emergency officials say stay alert during summer storm season

The area is in for more stormy weather. Forsyth and Davidson counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch tonight and scattered thunderstorms are expected Friday in Guilford County with heavy → Read More

While baby formula shortage drags on, Triad health officials offer this advice

Because it's unclear how long the shortage may last, medical experts suggest that parents and guardians talk to their baby's pediatrician about a feeding plan. → Read More

Greensboro food pantry asks farmers, others, for help as donations drop and need increases

Out of the Garden Project leaders say in-kind food donations to the nonprofit have dropped by more than 40%. → Read More

Incumbent Kay Cashion set to face Alan Branson for at-large seat on Guilford County Board of Commissioners

In the Republican primary, former county commissioner Alan Branson took an early lead on the way to easily defeating political newcomer Alvin Robinson, a former firefighter for the city of → Read More

Candidates vie for at-large seat on Guilford County Board of Commissioners

In the Democratic primary Tuesday, voters will have a choice between incumbent Kay Cashion and the Rev. Greg Drumwright, a community activist. Former District 4 commissioner Alan Branson and Alvin → Read More

High Point police say suspected bank robber arrested in Florida at an Amtrak station

The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Robert Elwood Watkins Sr. at an Amtrak station May 6 in Tampa. → Read More

Snake in the grass? If it's spring, it's that time in yards across Guilford County.

State wildlife officials are asking residents for help as warmer temperatures bring more snake sightings. → Read More

Game on: UNCG opens much-anticipated Esports Arena

The facility features 3,300 square feet of space, 48 personal computers, three gaming console bays, new Respawn gaming chairs, Oculus Rift headsets and more. → Read More

Flawless victory: It's game on as UNCG opens much-anticipated Esports Arena

GREENSBORO — UNCG is ready. Let the games begin. → Read More

State health officials report increase in COVID-19 cases and virus particles in wastewater

The latest state data does not show a significant increase in the number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 treatment. → Read More

'This was his decision': Greensboro Police Chief Brian James will retire in May

The 52-year-old has served the city since Jan. 31, 2020. Mayor Nancy Vaughan said she spoke with James and that she was disappointed he was leaving. "We talked about the → Read More

State health officials report increase in new COVID-19 cases

Some universities in the Triad are also seeing an uptick in cases. → Read More

Presidential address: In visit to NC A&T, Biden makes case for a 'united' America

GREENSBORO — In his first visit to the city since being elected, President Joe Biden talked about the economy, education and infrastructure during a stop Thursday afternoon at N.C. A&T. → Read More

WATCH NOW: 'Hamilton' cast members eager to explore Greensboro's history, culture and cuisine

Three cast members of the hit musical discussed their plans while in town and their thoughts on "Hamilton" during interviews Friday at Greensboro's Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. → Read More

UNCG graduate student embraces positive reactions to his appearance on 'Jeopardy!'

Joey Lavarias said he feels "on top of the world" after watching his performance on Wednesday's episode of "Jeopardy!" He placed second in a strong showing on the syndicated quiz → Read More

International Civil Rights Center & Museum seeks to expand; requests grants from county, city, to buy nearby building

The museum is asking Guilford County and city of Greensboro to each provide a $1 million grant, along with $200,000 per year for five years to help with the $10.25 → Read More

Reward offered in theft of gay pride flag from Greensboro LGBTQ center

"This act of intentional vandalism can not be ignored anytime or anywhere and especially not when it is directed at a safe place for LGBTQ people," the Guilford Green Foundation → Read More

Inmate in Guilford jail uses detention officer's Taser against him

It’s unclear what led to the incident. Lori Poag, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office, said the altercation with Eric Dwayne Swain happened at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday → Read More

The Pet Shop: The fun gift that won Christmas

SUMMERFIELD — For those who adore their pets, I must tell you about a gift that easily won Christmas. → Read More