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3 detention officers attacked at North Carolina county jail

Dec. 02, 2021 12:41 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says three of its jail officers have been attacked by inmates in an eight-day span, but all three are back at work after they were briefly hospitalized. Maj. George Moore, supervisor for the Guilford County...

Wake Forest's Clawson, Pitt's Pickett earn ACC top honors

Dec. 02, 2021 11:52 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has named Wake Forest's Dave Clawson as its coach of the year and Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett as its player of the year. The league released its individual awards this week. Pickett was also named offensive...

Buckingham leads UNC Greensboro past Elon 74-61

Nov. 30, 2021 21:50 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — De'Monte Buckingham had 21 points as UNC Greensboro got past Elon 74-61 on Tuesday night. Bas Leyte had 17 points and eight rebounds for UNC Greensboro (7-2), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Khyre Thompson added 13 points. Dante...

Pickett, Addison help No. 17 Pitt lead ACC's all-league team

Nov. 30, 2021 14:16 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Kenny Pickett and receiver Jordan Addison were among 12 players from No. 17 Pittsburgh to headline the Atlantic Coast Conference's all-league team. Pickett and Addison were first-team picks for the offense in Tuesday's release, while...

Langley carries UNC Greensboro past Vermont 54-51

Nov. 27, 2021 21:34 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Kobe Langley scored 19 points off the bench and helped lift UNC Greensboro to a 54-51 win over Vermont on Saturday. De'Monte Buckingham scored 12 points with eight rebounds for UNC Greensboro (6-2), which earned its fourth consecutive home...

UNC Greensboro defeats North Carolina Wesleyan 80-61

Nov. 24, 2021 23:09 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Bas Leyte had 18 points off the bench to carry UNC Greensboro to an 80-61 win over Division III-level North Carolina Wesleyan on Wednesday night. Jalen White had 16 points and nine rebounds for UNC Greensboro (5-2). J.C. Tharrington added 12...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 24, 2021 13:37 PM EST

Charlotte Observer. Nov. 22, 2021. Editorial: NC Republicans are becoming the party of bigots, insurrectionists and the cowardly who let it happen “This is not who we are.” Six relatively simple words. Why...

Officials: Unsafe levels of chemical found in town's water

Nov. 24, 2021 08:40 AM EST

PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tests conducted on a North Carolina town's water supply found more than double the amount of a potentially cancer-causing chemical that's considered safe, officials said. Since Nov. 8, the town of Pittsboro has been performing almost-daily tests...

Gardner-Webb scores 28 in fourth, defeats NC A&T 35-27

Nov. 20, 2021 21:33 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Bailey Fisher threw three touchdown passes and Gardner-Webb scored 28 points in the fourth quarter to defeat North Carolina A&T 35-27 on Saturday. Trailing 20-7 early in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs (4-7, 2-5 Big South) scored four...

Man fatally shot by police after call from N. Carolina home

Nov. 20, 2021 14:43 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A police officer in North Carolina shot and killed a man on Friday after responding to a caller's report that somebody was trying to enter a home, authorities said. Joseph Thomas Lee Lopez, 29, of Greensboro, died in the shooting, according to a...