Jan. 9, 2013 09:36
Mayor BerniJOta Sims, at-large Councilman Britt Moore, Ward 1 Councilman Jeffrey Golden, Ward 3 Councilwoman Judy Mendenhall and Ward 5 Councilman Jim Davis voted to move ahead with the purchase. At-large Councilwoman Becky Smothers, Ward 2 Councilman Foster Douglas, Ward 4 Councilman Jay Wagner and Ward 6 Councilman Jason Ewing opposed the deal....
Jan. 3, 2013 10:33
It’s all but certain that the Forsyth County Commission will vote to approve Mark Baker as the replacement for Debra Conrad, who has resigned her seat to serve in the NC House. The commission meets on Thursday in a special session to consider the recommendation of Baker by the Forsyth County Republican Party....
Dec. 26, 2012 09:14
Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham has announced that he will retire at the end of June 2013. Cunningham’s retirement will give him exactly five years in the position considering that he was sworn in on June 30, 2008....
Dec. 19, 2012 08:45
Greensboro City Council has taken up a call to stop tree trimming around power lines. Residents in three neighborhoods, especially Westerwood, argued that the cuts were so severe that they constituted blight....
Dec. 12, 2012 10:28
Starting on Jan. 1, 2014, new police officers will no longer be eligible for the program, which has allowed police officers to collect 55.5 percent of their highest salary upon retiring. The change, which requires approval from the full council, will not affect current or retired officers....
Dec. 5, 2012 08:45
The city of Greensboro has come up with a draft ordinance for buskers to perform on public property. The ordinance lays out guidelines, including a permit and an annual $50 licensing fee, to govern the program, in which the city manager would designate acceptable performance areas and the number of collective performers would be limited to five....
Nov. 28, 2012 09:49
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board voted on Nov. 20 to hire the NC School Boards Association to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace Don Martin next June....
Nov. 21, 2012 08:23
Can you be our advocate so that when those planes land, it is not ‘Greensboro’; it is ‘PTI’? When my family flies in to visit from California, they’re always asking: ‘Why can’t we find a direct flight to Winston-Salem?’ If you could make us top of......
Nov. 14, 2012 09:16
In many primaries, if the candidate who wins the highest number of votes fails to win more than 40 percent, the second-place finisher can request a runoff. But Collicutt said High Point municipal elections are structured so that there are no runoffs.....
Nov. 7, 2012 04:26
The defense team for the North Carolina Latin Kings scored a win last week when a federal judge prevented the US government from presenting evidence to support an allegation that state leader Jorge Cornell bragged about killing a rival gang member during a bench conference in federal court last week....

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