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....
March 20, 2013 09:57
The bill, which was filed last week, was drafted in response to a public outcry by homeowners in predominantly black neighborhoods on the east side of Winston-Salem who are alarmed that depreciation rates from 50 to 70 percent will effectively wipe out their most significant investments....
March 13, 2013 09:39
A warrant returned on March 7 alleges that Steven Byron Tisdale, 44, allegedly murdered Robert Bowie Tisdale on Jan. 30. The two men lived together at 6000 Fairfield Oaks Lane outside of Winston-Salem. Steven Tisdale is scheduled to make his first appearance in Forsyth County Court for the murder charge on April 4....
March 6, 2013 08:04
“When you start to see federally, on the state level and even locally in other cities that money was being placed over the people, I think this resolution sent a clear signal to everyone in our city that we won’t put money over people, that people matter,” Taylor said....
Feb. 27, 2013 09:02
Guilford County Schools announced last week that it will dedicate $20,000 to fund literacy programs at schools in High Point. The money was donated by the city of High Point a week prior after the city won it by being paired with winning driver Kasey Kahne through the Race to Education Program at the Charlotte Motor Speedway....

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