Nov. 27, 2013 09:55
“Pete Brunstetter is an outstanding public servant whose leadership and budgetary expertise were instrumental in closing the $2.5 billion deficit Republicans inherited and ensuring North Carolina’s long-term fiscal health,” said Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, whose office announced Brunstetter’s retirement....
Nov. 20, 2013 09:58
Speaking from a long-vacant lot on the corner of South Elm and Lee streets a stone’s throw from the main stretch of downtown Greensboro, backers said they picked the site over two other final contenders because it met criteria and allowed for opportunity....
Nov. 13, 2013 09:28
Long-serving Greensboro Councilwoman Dianne Bellamy-Small asked for a recount in her District 1 loss to Sharon Hightower at the behest of her constituents, she said in a press release last week, but Hightower maintained her lead after the official tally on Tuesday....
Nov. 6, 2013 10:35
The Winston-Salem City Council voted 6 to 1 on Monday to deny a rezoning request to a North Dakota couple who were seeking to bring their duplex on Brentwood Street in the Ardmore neighborhood into legal conformity....
Oct. 30, 2013 10:28
The Winston-Salem City Council voted 4 to 3 on Monday to approve a contract with Charlottebased Morris-Berg Architects to design the new City Yard facility to house the city’s sanitation, engineering, employee medical services and employee training facilities....
Oct. 23, 2013 11:01
Gordon Watkins, an assistant county attorney, said the amendment to the county ordinance accords with the changes in state law made early this year by the NC General Assembly....
Oct. 16, 2013 10:04
According to a press release from the city, Greensboro received a bronze-level rating again “for its commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies....
Oct. 9, 2013 09:46
Dueling demonstrations outside the Municipal Building followed by statements from speakers during a city council meeting tonight followed the pattern of the racially divided vote last Thursday on a resolution calling on Mayor Bernita Sims and Councilman Foster Douglas to resign: White people wanted Sims to go while black people stood behind her....
Oct. 2, 2013 11:32
The civil complaint filed in the US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina alleges that HB 589, which was signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory on Aug. 12, “was enacted with the purpose of denying or abridging the right of African Americans to vote on account of their race or color,” in violation of the 1965 Voting Rights Act....
Sept. 25, 2013 10:04
Eleven employees in Winston-Salem State University’s facilities management division received about $45,000 in offthe-books benefits through the use of university vehicles to commute between their homes and work, according to an investigation released by the NC Auditor’s Office on Monday....

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