July 10, 2013 08:59
The typically crowded at-large field has already started to swell, with several familiar names from previous council elections signing up to run again....
July 3, 2013 09:00
The Greensboro City Council announced plans to meet on Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. to discuss reinstating the teen curfew. After several small fights involving young people downtown on June 29, leading to 11 arrests, council is planning a brief public meeting....
June 27, 2013 10:02
Montgomery launches re-election campaign for East Ward Winston-Salem City Councilman Derwin Montgomery opened his remarks with a recitation of his favorite poem, “It Couldn’t Be Done” by Edgar Guest,” during a gathering on Monday evening at the Winston Mutual Building to kick off his re-election campaign in the East Ward....
June 20, 2013 08:33
The $378.9 million budget sets the tax rate at 53 cents per $100 of valuation, expands bus service to Sundays and provides three-tiered merit increases to employees. City leaders said 70 percent of property owners will see their tax bills go down, based on the recent revaluation that resulted in lower values for most....
June 12, 2013 09:25
“Taking some time away has given me a fresh perspective and some new ideas,” said Barber, whose family took a sabbatical in Spain after his tenure on council. “I care a lot about Greensboro and I feel like I have something to contribute. Looking forward, we need to renew our focus on branding and marketing the city of Greensboro....
June 5, 2013 09:25
Winston-Salem consultant NC Democratic Party Chairman Randy Voller has publicly responded to a critical video produced by Democratic consultant Frank Eaton by denouncing his statements as “scurrilous” and “defamatory,” while accusing his critics of......
May 29, 2013 09:19
Pam Johnson and Terry Cox were each hired in 2001. Johnson was fired and Cox took early retirement on a physician’s advice in 2009....
May 22, 2013 09:17
The proposed downtown Greensboro performing arts center needs at least $20 million in private funds to become a reality, but fundraising efforts took a significant leap forward in the last week with the announcement of two pledges totaling $4.5 million....
May 15, 2013 08:53
Wake Forest University has agreed to retain the name “Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial” on the coliseum, the city of Winston-Salem announced in a press release that went out just before the close of business on Friday, May 10....
May 8, 2013 09:18
President Obama’s announcement that he plans to tap US Rep. Mel Watt to direct the Federal Housing Finance Agency has opened the floodgates for ambitious African-American Democrats in Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem who are interested in filling the possible vacancy in the 12 th Congressional District....

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