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09/02/2019

Prepare now:

Here is the big picture on potential impacts to North Carolina from Hurricane Dorian as of the 5 AM update from NHC. Odds are increasing that North Carolina will feel the effects of this storm and therefore the time is now to make sure your hurricane preparedness kits are stocked and ready. Keep updated with the latest information by going to www.nhc.noaa.gov or our local page at www.weather.gov/rah. #NCwx #Dorian

Mayor Jay Wagner said community support for the Tiny House project matters to High Point.
08/26/2019
Tiny houses coming to High Point

Mayor Jay Wagner said community support for the Tiny House project matters to High Point.

Donated land and $30,000 from the Jaycees helped launch a tiny home community on Hay Street

For immediate release:Nonprofits Tiny House Community Development, Inc. and The Sustainability Resources Center Represen...
08/18/2019
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For immediate release:

Nonprofits Tiny House Community Development, Inc. and The Sustainability Resources Center Representatives, to break ground in High Point, North Carolina -

Tiny House Community Development and The Sustainability Resources Center Representatives
are Breaking Ground in High Point NC To Create Affordable Housing and Community Gardens.

(High Point, NC) August 24, 2019 Board members of the Greensboro based non-profit organizations, Tiny House Community Development and The Sustainability Resource Center will be doing their part to reduce homelessness in High Point NC by breaking ground on its second Tiny House Community to create Permanent Affordable Housing and Community Gardens.

Saturday, August 24, Tiny House Community Development and The Sustainability Resource Center, board members, who have made it their mission to reduce homelessness and create community gardens throughout North Carolina, will break ground on a joint project to build 10 tiny houses and an educational community garden with edible landscaping
This event will kick-off at the Future JM Green Tiny House Community, located at 401 Hay Street, at 9:00 a.m.

For more about Tiny House Community Development as well as this Ground Breaking Ceremony visit Tiny House Community Development on Facebook or contact us at [email protected]. or by calling THCD 336-834-7418 also The Sustainability Resources Center, Paula Sieber at [email protected]
336-404-2222

About Tiny Houses Community Development:
Tiny House Community Development is a coalition of diverse individuals and local organizations who aim to reduce homelessness by engaging in public and private partnerships to create a tiny home community. Working alongside people experiencing homelessness, our goal is to encourage positive community engagement and foster an educational experience in a welcoming environment. For more information or to donate visit TinyHousesGreensboro.com.

About The Sustainability Resource Center is:
Our mission is to use urban agriculture as a platform to promote sustainability, education, and engage the community in an effort to empower urban communities and develop a broader model for redevelopment providing agriculture and safe, affordable and permanent homes for those experiencing homelessness.

We have partnered with Tiny Houses Community Development to demonstrate everything from best practices for training, education and workforce development skills, sustainable urban houses and agriculture, effective strategies for increasing food security and scalable models for blight free zones, and utilizing innovations in Blue and Green infrastructure wherever feasible and affordable.

When completed, the 3.6-mile shared-use path for walkers and bicyclists will connect Elon University to downtown Burling...
08/17/2019
Construction begins on Burlington-Elon greenway, bikeway

When completed, the 3.6-mile shared-use path for walkers and bicyclists will connect Elon University to downtown Burlington.

Construction began on the first phase of Burlington’s Greenways and Bikeways Plan as streets division crews broke ground on the Burlington-

Within 45 days of the facility opening its doors, state officials gave its operator, New Horizon Group Home LLC, hours t...
08/01/2019
Unlicensed NC company with troubled history gets $4M to house migrant children :: WRAL.com

Within 45 days of the facility opening its doors, state officials gave its operator, New Horizon Group Home LLC, hours to shut them again, saying conditions presented “an imminent danger to the health, safety and welfare” of the boys housed there.

Federal officials awarded millions in grant money to a little-known, unlicensed group home in southeastern North Carolina, which plans to house 72 unaccompanied migrant children in a former nursing home.

Capitol One, based in McLean, Virginia, said Monday it found out about the vulnerability in its system July 19 and immed...
07/30/2019
Capital One says over 100 million people affected by major data breach

Capitol One, based in McLean, Virginia, said Monday it found out about the vulnerability in its system July 19 and immediately sought help from law enforcement to catch the perpetrator.

Capital One says a hacker got access to the personal information of over 100 million individuals applying for credit.

State elections officials are also doing a deeper dive on the three companies hoping to sell voting machines to local bo...
07/13/2019
New elections loom without decision on voting machines :: WRAL.com

State elections officials are also doing a deeper dive on the three companies hoping to sell voting machines to local boards of election, probing whether any have foreign ownership.

Aging touchscreen machines were supposed to be phased out but may be used through 2020.

Eden, Rockingham County, NC:A gas explosion has leveled an entire KFC restaurant in North Carolina. Video showed the aft...
07/12/2019
Gas explosion levels KFC restaurant in North Carolina

Eden, Rockingham County, NC:

A gas explosion has leveled an entire KFC restaurant in North Carolina. Video showed the aftermath of the explosion -- and all that was left standing was the sign and the facade.

A gas explosion leveled an entire KFC restaurant in North Carolina.

"We're not going to say when operational elements are going to roll out".
07/11/2019
Top immigration official says ICE raids 'absolutely' going to happen :: WRAL.com

"We're not going to say when operational elements are going to roll out".

Acting US Citizenship and Immigration Services director Ken Cuccinelli said Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids are "absolutely going to happen" following a delay from the President to see if Congress could work out a legislative solution on immigration.

The justices' order sets up legal arguments for late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020.
06/29/2019
Supreme Court to rule on Trump bid to end 'dreamers' program :: WRAL.com

The justices' order sets up legal arguments for late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020.

Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation.

The justices' order sets up legal arguments for late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020.
06/29/2019
Supreme Court to rule on Trump bid to end 'dreamers' program :: WRAL.com

The justices' order sets up legal arguments for late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020.

Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation.

The health department said if a person finds a sick or injured animal to call Animal Control at 336-641-5590.
06/27/2019
9th case of rabies confirmed in Guilford County fox

The health department said if a person finds a sick or injured animal to call Animal Control at 336-641-5590.

GREENSBORO — A ninth case of animal rabies has been confirmed in Guilford County this year.

The officers, who are directed to implement the policy, said it is threatening migrants' lives and is "fundamentally con...
06/27/2019
Asylum officers say Trump policy threatens migrants’ lives, ask federal court to end it

The officers, who are directed to implement the policy, said it is threatening migrants' lives and is "fundamentally contrary to the moral fabric of our Nation."

U.S. asylum officers slammed President Donald Trump's policy of forcing migrants to remain in Mexico while they await immigration hearings in the United States, urging a federal court to block the administration from continuing the program.

The officers, who are directed to implement the policy, said it is threatening migrants' lives and is "fundamentally con...
06/27/2019
Asylum officers say Trump policy threatens migrants’ lives, ask federal court to end it

The officers, who are directed to implement the policy, said it is threatening migrants' lives and is "fundamentally contrary to the moral fabric of our Nation."

U.S. asylum officers slammed President Donald Trump's policy of forcing migrants to remain in Mexico while they await immigration hearings in the United States, urging a federal court to block the administration from continuing the program.

The officers, who are directed to implement the policy, said it is threatening migrants' lives and is "fundamentally con...
06/27/2019
Asylum officers say Trump policy threatens migrants’ lives, ask federal court to end it

The officers, who are directed to implement the policy, said it is threatening migrants' lives and is "fundamentally contrary to the moral fabric of our Nation."

U.S. asylum officers slammed President Donald Trump's policy of forcing migrants to remain in Mexico while they await immigration hearings in the United States, urging a federal court to block the administration from continuing the program.

“It looks like we will not be able to provide our teachers with a supplement increase, which is pretty devastating, cons...
06/25/2019
Local pay increases doubtful for Guilford County Schools’ teachers and bus drivers, superintendent says, expressing concern about the district’s competitiveness

“It looks like we will not be able to provide our teachers with a supplement increase, which is pretty devastating, considering surrounding districts or other large districts are increasing their supplements,” she said, pointing to Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools.

GREENSBORO — Local pay increases for teachers and bus drivers for the upcoming school year aren’t likely based on Guilford County Schools’ budget situation, Superintendent Sharon Contreras said Monday. And

At the front door, Jessica Taylor was trying to stop a large man from entering their Maybank Drive house. He was using m...
06/20/2019
Ten minutes of terror: Before dying in police custody, a would-be intruder went 'berserk' trying to reach a Greensboro family

At the front door, Jessica Taylor was trying to stop a large man from entering their Maybank Drive house. He was using metal chairs on the porch and anything else he could find to break down the door.

Jessica Taylor looked out the window, but didn't see anyone. She opened the door wondering if it was their landlord. But it wasn't the landlord. Instead, it was a big

On June 1, Greensboro became the first community in North Carolina to establish a permanent community of tiny houses. Th...
06/13/2019
Our Opinion: Tiny houses can have a big impact

On June 1, Greensboro became the first community in North Carolina to establish a permanent community of tiny houses. Thanks to the kindnesses of friends, neighbors and total strangers, The Hammer Tiny House Community on Causey Street officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Maybe what’s missing in Greensboro’s struggles to provide enough affordable housing for its residents is imagination.

“It is alarming to me," Sen. Harper Peterson, D-New Hanover, said. "It’s a huge industry, bigger than swine ... and it f...
06/11/2019
Know where the nearest poultry farm is? Neither do NC regulators

“It is alarming to me," Sen. Harper Peterson, D-New Hanover, said. "It’s a huge industry, bigger than swine ... and it flies under the radar.”

One agency tracks them, but won't share information with others. Some legislators want more regulation.

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