On Monday, Feb. 22, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners voted 7 to 2 to approve a $7 million incentives package for High Point that completely resets the county’s long established policies and practices regarding incentives.
The Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA), that runs Greensboro’s bus system, is bleeding ridership and money, according to a presentation the GTA is scheduled to make at the Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting of the Greensboro City Council.
Guilford County and three towns in the Northwest part of the county – Stokesdale, Oak Ridge and Summerfield – are in talks to determine the next steps for a proposed project to bring a new municipal water system to those towns. One interesting part of the equation is that the decision of each town could be tightly connected to what the other towns do: If all three OK the project, the price is lower for each; conversely, the project might not be feasible for one town on its own.
After five years of being the “publisher” for the Rhino Times, I am still not exactly comfortable with the title. But I am comfortable stating that, today, news is more important than ever. Not just any news, but relevant news not available from other local publications or media outlets.