Jessie Pounds, News & Record

Jessie Pounds

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Greensboro, NC, United States

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Past articles by Jessie:

Find out how a traffic stop became a lesson in race for these Guilford educators

GREENSBORO — In the car, in the dark, by the side of the road, a white man got mad and a Black man was nervous. → Read More

In revised bill, computer science would replace one elective in NC graduation requirement

Now, the bill states that the total number of electives students have to take would decrease by one. → Read More

Hear him roar: New male lion debuts at NC Zoo

GREENSBORO — Look, sniff, do not touch. → Read More

From drummer boy to drumstick dude: A&T's Harvey Thompson

"He’s A1 when it comes to visuals and stick tricks." → Read More

Reward offered in shooting of Greensboro girl, age 8, who remains in critical condition

Police identified the girl on Thursday as Aacuria Hinton. → Read More

New charter school with Guilford connection coming to Rockingham County

GREENSBORO — The first-ever elementary charter school in Rockingham County is expected to open in Reidsville this August. → Read More

As US Supreme Court hears case, Greensboro advocates side against NC legislators

Mary Ellen Shiflett, president of the League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad, said this morning she is "heartbroken and horrified" that North Carolina's state legislature is arguing before → Read More

To teach every second grader to swim, more people like these Guilford County honorees are needed in the pool

On Thursday, the Greensboro Aquatic Center unveiled a new award named after school board member T. Dianne Bellamy-Small, in honor of her "longtime support, commitment and dedicated service as a → Read More

Northern High can still use book after Guilford school board nixes challenge

Parents had objected to explicit sex scenes in "Salvage the Bones," which is being used in an AP literature class. It tells the story of a rural Black family experiencing → Read More

Guilford County Republicans pick veteran educator as nominee for open school board seat

Michael Logan, a longtime educator, is a frequent attendee and public comments participant at Guilford County Board of Education meetings. → Read More

"I'm going to be riding this all day!" Hundreds of Guilford County children surprised with free bikes

HIGH POINT- "One more bike!" the third graders chanted. → Read More

Take Back Our Schools-GCS disbands as leaders move on

A conservative-leaning group that fought Guilford County Schools district leaders over mask mandates, discipline policies and a host of other issues, and backed candidates in recent school board elections announced → Read More

Maness, Oliva named to top-tier positions in Guilford County Schools

Jusmar Maness was named the district's new chief academic officer and José Oliva was named chief of staff. → Read More

New faces, but same partisan makeup for Guilford County Board of Education

Democrat Alan Sherouse won the open at-large seat and Republican Crissy Pratt won the open District 2 seat. Incumbents Khem Irby and Linda Welborn held off challengers to retain their → Read More

Alan Sherouse leads Demetria Carter with three-quarters of precincts reporting

Sherouse jumps out to a big early lead. → Read More

Guilford school board accepts roughly $2 million offer for Laughlin Center in Summerfield

Guilford County Schools' longtime staff training facility has a prospective buyer. → Read More

More students are missing school. Here's what Guilford County Schools is doing about it.

One in three Guilford County Schools students missed 10% or more of their school year in 2021-22. That is more than triple the rate for chronic absence in 2018-19, prior → Read More

N.C. A&T, Winston-Salem State march through Disney World

GREENSBORO- N.C. A&T and Winston Salem State University bands marched through Walt Disney World this past weekend. → Read More

Flash flooding possible in Guilford County as Tropical Storm Ian moves into the area

Guilford County could get 3 to 6 inches of rain on Friday, the National Weather Service said. → Read More

Anonymous donors want to give $1 million for Page High School turf field

Guilford school board members set to vote on whether to accept the gift. → Read More