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....
Feb. 25, 2015 11:06
One side sees it as a blue collar versus upper class dispute. The other side sees it as a simple matter of contractual obligations. Which version of the tension takes center stage depends on who you’re talking to at the time, but it’s clear that the GWC’s days could be numbered unless a new contract is signed by March 3....
Feb. 18, 2015 08:15

Neighborhood residents call for moratorium on construction

Residents of Winston-Salem’s historic Washington Park neighborhood made their presence known at Monday night’s city council meeting when they filled roughly half the chamber and stood in support of a proposed ninemonth moratorium on new construction and demolition on Acadia Avenue....
Feb. 18, 2015 08:15

4th Street parking deck could be sold to nearby company

At the Feb. 9 finance committee meeting, council members discussed a proposal from Tight Partners LLC to purchase the deck for an estimated $2 million if the deal occurs by April 30....
Feb. 11, 2015 08:30

Shopping center gets additional funding from city

The process of bringing life to the south side of Winston- Salem has been a long haul for Southeast Plaza shopping center owner Jose Isasi....
Feb. 11, 2015 08:30
A councilman bellowing at a councilwoman, lurching in her direction with a pointed finger. A reporter repeatedly talking over the mayor. That same reporter lecturing the city attorney on the nature of the law. A discourse on the fundamental question burning in the heart of every resident of the city: just who is Greensboro’s daddy?...
Feb. 11, 2015 07:59
DGI released a statement last week announcing that President and CEO Jason Cannon was resigning. The statement said that Cannon wished to work as a legislative and economic development consultant instead of continuing to be DGI’s president....
Feb. 4, 2015 08:27

Five candidates take the field Saturday

After November’s disappointing defeat for Democrats at the state and national level, party leaders in North Carolina are attempting to repair cracks that have weakened them in recent years. On Saturday in Pittsboro, five candidates will gather where one will be selected as the chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party....

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