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Men arrested after defying stay-at-home order outside NC women’s clinic, police say

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP/WNCN) – Authorities in North Carolina say seven people have been charged with violating stay-at-home orders while protesting outside an abortion clinic. Greensboro police said the demonstrators were outside A Woman’s Clinic of Greensboro when they were asked to leave Monday because of stay-at-home orders prompted by the new coronavirus. Police said the […]

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Men arrested, charged with violating ‘stay at home’ order outside Greensboro women’s clinic

© Provided by Hearst Television, Inc. handcuffs Four men were arrested and charged under the North Carolina stay at home order outside the A Woman’s Choice clinic in Greensboro on Saturday. All four arrested were charged with class two misdemeanors of non-essential travel in violation of the stay at home order. Sign up for our […]

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Police: North Carolina man threatened to spread coronavirus in Facebook ‘hoax’

© Provided by WXII 12 Greensboro-Winston-Salem Christopher Floyd Police in North Carolina say they’ve filed charges against a man who claimed on Facebook that he had the coronavirus and was going to infect others with it. The Craven County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement on Monday that Christopher Floyd, 44, of Havelock, has been […]

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Greensboro couple allowed by CDC to fly to North Carolina days after testing positive for coronavirus

Please enable Javascript to watch this video GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro couple is home recovering from COVID-19 after being sent home from a quarantine facility in Georgia.  Marilyn White, 75, and her 85-year-old husband, Laurin, were passengers aboard the Grand Princess Cruise ship and disembarked in California March 11. The couple was first bused […]

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‘A complete nightmare’: NC couple who tested positive allowed to fly commercial

The couple’s daughter, Lauri Lyn Hodges, said her parents were on the virus-stricken Grand Princess cruise ship earlier this month. She said the original plan was to have them fly out earlier in the week, but she encouraged them to request a charter flight out of “moral responsibility.”

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Cecelia Thompson, executive director of Action Greensboro: ‘Cities have the ability to shape and transform people’s lives’

Cecelia Thompson is the executive director of Action Greensboro. Sommer Fanney Name: Cecelia Thompson What I do: Serve as the executive director of Action Greensboro, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening Greensboro’s economy and ensuring the continuation of our excellent quality of life. I work with the leadership of six local foundations, a very dynamic all […]

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Men arrested, charged with violating ‘stay at home’ order, resisting officers outside Greensboro women’s clinic

WXII12.com Web Staff Men arrested, charged with violating ‘stay at home’ order, resisting officers outside Greensboro women’s clinic The group was charged with class two misdemeanors of non-essential travel in violation of the stay at home order. Share Shares Updated: 3:43 PM EDT Mar 30, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript >> THIS IS SPECIAL COVERAGE […]

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NC Education Lottery extends temporary closing of its claim centers

The NC Education Lottery released a statement Monday, saying the temporary claim centers will remain closed until further notice. The full statement is provided below: “To help protect the safety of lottery players, employees and the public during the coronavirus outbreak and per the Governor’s Executive Order 121, the N.C. Education Lottery is extending the […]

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Greensboro firefighter’s runs spelling out an inspiring message

Please enable Javascript to watch this video GREENSBORO, N.C. — At a time when everyone is forced to stay at home a Greensboro firefighter is making his way outdoors. Ian Trent’s weekly runs are spelling out an inspiring message during this difficult time. “The hardest part of it is actually trying to find an area […]

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COVID-19 cases in North Carolina climb to more than 1,300

The latest on COVID-19 cases in North Carolina: Number of N.C. cases: 1,307 statewide as of 11 a.m. today, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. That’s up from 1,167 cases — a 12 percent increase — from Sunday. On Friday, state health officials had counted 763 cases in North Carolina. Unofficially, media outlets […]

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