Rss yesweekly.com Rss yesweekly.com http://yesweekly.com/articles.sec-235-1-dirt.html Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Liberty Street Market looking for new direction]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20246-liberty-street-market-looking-for-new-direction.html Liberty Street Market looking for new direction
Mercedes Miller, of Mercedes-Empowers Inc., will not renew her contract, which expired this summer, with the city to manage the city-owned Liberty Street Market, according to Ritchie Brooks, director of Community and Business Development. Miller had received 80 percent of the market’s gross revenue with the city receiving the additional 20 percent....]]>
<![CDATA[Does Greensboro even art?]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20267-does-greensboro-even-art.html Does Greensboro even art?
Since April, the wall facing downtown Greensboro on the Daily Flour Mill was covered with a mural painted by The Art of Chase, a Los-Angelesbased artist brought to Greensboro by Create Your City. Ryan Saunders is the primary representative of Create Your City and worked hard to raise the funds to bring Art of Chase to the area for the project....]]>
<![CDATA[SC2 Challenge winners look for global opportunities]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20214-sc2-challenge-winners-look-for-global-opportunities.html SC2 Challenge winners look for global opportunities
The Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Challenge ended with a bang on Monday when a team of educators and business professionals won the $500,000 first-place prize for their plan to enhance global business and career opportunities in Greensboro.....]]>
<![CDATA[Winston-Salem revising economic development plan]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20215-winston-salem-revising-economic-development-plan.html Winston-Salem revising economic development plan
The revisions are based on what council has expressed and said it wanted economically over the last few years, which include reducing the minimum investment and job creation, increasing the starting wage and providing an incentive for hiring residents that live in low-income areas....]]>
<![CDATA[City prepares for further testing in Hanes/Lowrance neighborhood]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20187-city-prepares-for-further-testing-in-hanes_lowrance-neighborhood.html City prepares for further testing in Hanes/Lowrance neighborhood
“As of late, we have done a lot of activity with soil borings and soil testing in and around 28th Street and heading down to Blum Park, moving south and west with our efforts,” Huff said. “Our first report has been submitted … they in turn have given us a list of 13 single family properties that they would like us to do indoor sampling on....]]>
<![CDATA[Outling looks to claim Greensboro’s District 3 seat]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20200-outling-looks-to-claim-greensboro%25E2%2580%2599s-district-3-seat.html Outling looks to claim Greensboro’s District 3 seat
Now Outling is looking to win the seat outright, but faces a primary election battle with Kurt Collins and Michael Picarelli....]]>
<![CDATA[GPAC project lurches forward amid budget concerns]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20172-gpac-project-lurches-forward-amid-budget-concerns.html GPAC project lurches forward amid budget concerns
At a meeting almost two years ago, the main forces behind the private donations that would finance about half of the proposed Performing Arts Center in Greensboro laid out their wish list....]]>
<![CDATA[Collins looks to serve in Greensboro council District 3]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20176-collins-looks-to-serve-in-greensboro-council-district-3.html Collins looks to serve in Greensboro council District 3
Now he wants to bring that approach to the city council itself. Collins filed last week to run for the District 3 seat thrown open when four-term incumbent, Zach Matheny, resigned suddenly in late June to take a job as head of the booster group, Downtown Greensboro Inc....]]>
<![CDATA[Ardmore area in Winston-Salem sees boost in crime]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20125-ardmore-area-in-winston-salem-sees-boost-in-crime.html Ardmore area in Winston-Salem sees boost in crime
A meeting has been set for Wednesday, July 29 at Miller Park Recreation Center at 7 p.m. with the Winston-Salem Police Department where residents will be given the opportunity to voice their concerns....]]>
<![CDATA[Greensboro elections to proceed under existing council structure]]> http://yesweekly.com/article-20134-greensboro-elections-to-proceed-under-existing-council-structure.html Greensboro elections to proceed under existing council structure
This year’s election will be held under the existing structure in place while a federal lawsuit works its way through the courts to determine if the redistricting measure forced through the General Assembly by archconservative state Sen. Trudy Wade and her allies is constitutional....]]>