Dec. 31, 2013 01:31
A master plan for revitalizing High Point’s urban core that was released in November by Miami-based Duany Plater-Zyberk and local architecture firm Freeman Kennett noted that land-use planning in the has encouraged suburban sprawl and the Triad’s third largest city has lost furniture and textile manufacturing....
Dec. 31, 2013 01:31
That included Mayor Allen Joines, who won a fourth term against a Republican challenger rejected by his party because of a racial epithet and criminal background while commanding polling numbers similar to years when he ran unopposed....
Dec. 31, 2013 01:31
Anytime there is a municipal election, it’s bound to be a busy local news year, but 2013 was particularly packed. Greensboro started off its packed year accordingly, with a robust neighborhood-level mobilization against Duke Energy’s tree-trimming practices....
Dec. 18, 2013 10:07
She managed political campaigns, taught English to refugees, worked to bridge cultural divides, served on boards, consulted with nonprofits, led meditation groups and otherwise touched hundreds of lives, but when her time came, Julie Lapham wanted to go quietly without public recognition or accolades....
Dec. 18, 2013 10:07
Forsyth County Elections Director Rob Coffman has faced controversy before over alleged election irregularities and inappropriate remarks to employees and colleagues, but he managed to keep his job after an investigation by a Democrat-controlled board and a lawsuit filed against him by former employees was dismissed....
Dec. 11, 2013 09:58
Former Student Government Association president Katie Marshall said the expansion is sorely needed and wouldn’t be happening “if it wasn’t positive for students.” Two current students spoke in favor of the center, with one — who lives in Glenwood — adding she hopes UNCG allows community access to the facility....
Dec. 11, 2013 09:58
Organizational meetings of city councils are typical more ceremonial than substantive: Members take the oath of office. Veterans who are retiring give valedictory remarks or parting shots at adversaries. Newcomers offer platitudes about public service and eagerness to work with colleagues....

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