Mayor Nancy Vaughan quickly took control of the meeting, had four people removed by security guards and six to eight people left with them. After that the City Council had a long productive and relatively uneventful meeting.
Greensboro, Guilford County, the eight Greensboro police officers and two Guilford County Emergency Medical Services paramedics who were present when Marcus Deon Smith died on Sept. 8, 2018 are being sued by Mary and George Smith the parents of Marcus Smith.
The Guilford County Republican Party has named Sebastian King as its executive director. King, who served as the campaign director for state Rep. Jon Hardister and now works as his legislative assistant and policy advisor, was named to the position on Saturday, March 9 at the Guilford County Republican Party Convention held on the Jamestown Campus of Guilford Technical Community College.
“Thinking outside of the box” is one of the most clichéd phrases of all time, but it’s still a pretty good strategy when it comes to handling many difficult situations and it certainly is the strategy that the Guilford County Board of Education and the Guilford County Board of Commissioners are considering in light of hundreds of millions of dollars in capital projects that school system officials want to see in the coming years.
Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 5:30 the Greensboro City Council will sit at the dais in the Council Chambers for hours, not to conduct the city’s business but if the meetings of 2018 are any indication of how the meetings will go in 2019, to be harangued, yelled at and berated.