Friday, May 24th, 2024

Author: Scott D. Yost

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Summerfield Town Councilmember Speaks Out On Town Turmoil

Now that the Town of Summerfield is just about a week and a half away from having no manager and no town staff, those in the fray are speaking out.  The mayor of Summerfield, for instance, Tim Sessoms, said that the town lost a wealth of experience that would be very hard to replace, while one councilmember said…

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Interim City Manager Brings His $802 Million No-Tax-Hike Budget To The City Council

In the end, the ultimate decision will be made by the Greensboro City Council when the councilmembers vote to approve a fiscal 2024-2025 city budget next month; however, on Tuesday, May 21, at the Greensboro City Council meeting, Interim City Manager Chris Wilson presented a recommended budget for the coming 12 months starting July 1 that totaled just under $802 million….

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Summerfield Mayor Says Town Lost A Wonderful Leadership Team

Tim Sessoms, the mayor of Summerfield, may have the hardest job in North Carolina right now.

 In a couple of weeks, Summerfield will be without a manager and without any full-time staff to run the town. Largely due to a disagreement over the way Town Manager Scott Whitaker’s termination was handled in recent months, the entire town staff announced last weekend that they were resigning…

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Guilford County Manager’s Budget Proposal By The Numbers

he new county budget proposal presented by Guilford County manager Mike Halford has a lot of things in it that a lot of people will like.

For one, it spends $8.6 million to continue providing 66 school nurses for school health services through the county’s health department – though keeping all of those positions filled is tough due to the high demand everywhere for qualified nurses…

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Greensboro Hosts Seminar on Immigration and US-Mexico Border

The issues of immigration and the border the US shares with Mexico have certainly gained a lot of attention in recent years and is likely to be a front of mind issue for some voters in the next presidential election. So, there may be a lot of people in Greensboro and Guilford County who want to know more about those issues…

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Ask The City Anything As Long As It’s About Yard Waste Collection

f you live in the city of Greensboro and you’re confused about yard waste pickup, trash collection and recycling practices – and, let’s face it, who’s not these days – well, the city is providing a way for residents to familiarize themselves with the very new world order of waste pickup, which recently caused the number of collection containers residents need to increase by a whopping 50 percent….

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