March 25, 2015 08:01
Proposed by Republican state Sen. Trudy Wade, the bill redraws the voting districts in Greensboro, takes away the mayor’s ability to vote on issues, only allowing a vote in the case of a tie, and eliminates at-large bids to the council, which reduce the members from nine to seven....
March 25, 2015 08:01
On a warm, sunny Saturday morning, nearly 300 volunteers came out to the Warnersville neighborhood to participate in the annual Neighbor- Woods “Right Plant, Right Place” tree planting program....
March 18, 2015 07:59
24-year veteran of the Greensboro Police Department was picked to be its next chief during a day of mixed emotions in which members of the African-American leadership decried the appointment as a step backward, while police officers of all sorts cheered the new chief in style....
March 11, 2015 08:09
In addition to the much publicized effort to bring a for profit, community-owned grocery store to the center, Greensboro officials said recently that the city is considering leasing about 5,000 square feet of space at the Renaissance Shops in order to bring a set of community services closer to the public....
March 11, 2015 08:09

Some residents calling for more two-way traffic

Citizens met Thursday night with representatives from Davenport, a local engineering firm, to inquire about plans for a 1.2 mile stretch between Fourth and Church streets that will close the freeway for two years beginning in May 2016. The plan includes closing the interchange with Broad Street as well as the interchanges at Liberty and Main streets....
March 4, 2015 08:08

Building to be rezoned from residential to pedestrian business

Lying in the middle of historic Waughtown Street on the south side of Winston-Salem is a more than 3,000 square foot building, which is the only place for roughly one mile that is not a house. The property at 2126 Waughtown was built in the 1920s as a filling station and later operated as a hair salon up until June 2014....
March 4, 2015 08:08
Greensboro’s gamblers took a loss this week when over 60 sweepstakes businesses closed late Saturday night. The businesses ceased operations due to the North Carolina Court of Appeals’ ruling in November of 2014 on the issue of “pre-reveal sweepstakes” and the Greensboro Police Department’s willingness to enforce that ruling....
March 4, 2015 08:08

Maintenance facility to eventually become stormwater treatment center

Five years ago when the city of Winston-Salem began to conduct an environmental assessment of a site off of City Yard Drive that would house a future storm water treatment facility, they discovered something toxic. Large amounts of fly ash were found in the southern portion of the site, measuring four to eight feet in thickness....
Feb. 25, 2015 11:06

Neighborhood continues to oppose addition of Family Dollar

The quest to ensure a Family Dollar store does not move into Winston-Salem’s historic Washington Park neighborhood has now reached an impasse, with residents opposed to it strongly, the company unwavering in its desire to expand, and city officials unable to get involved....

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