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....
May 1, 2013 05:47
Winston-Salem City Council took a machete to the budget on Monday, chopping out three fire inspector positions in a split decision as part of review of a set of recommendations by a citizen committee to find cost savings through either spending cuts or fee increases....
April 24, 2013 10:22
At-large Greensboro City Councilwoman Nancy Vaughan announced last week that she will challenge Robbie Perkins in this fall’s mayoral race. Vaughan was first voted onto council in 1997, and served two terms before taking time off....
April 17, 2013 09:53
“I think twenty-five across the board is big-city,” Councilman Dan Besse said. “We’re medium-large.... That size of a jump cuts across our push to make our center city more shopper friendly....
April 10, 2013 09:52
The incentive money, totaling $400,000, will go towards the construction of two new airplane hangars at Piedmont Triad International Airport. Two days later, the Guilford County Commission approved an equal amount of incentive money for the project, and the company is seeking incentives from the state....
April 3, 2013 08:45
US Sen. Kay Hagan has asked Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki to send senior officials to the regional office in Winston-Salem to help the agency resolve severe backlogs in disability claims....
March 27, 2013 08:54
Emory will begin her new job on July 1, working on a four-year contract for a salary of $190,000. She replaces Don Martin, who has led the school system for the past 19 years. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is the fourth largest public school system in the state of North Carolina....

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