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Scippio loses last ditch effort to halt Belview funding

    Scippio loses last ditch effort to halt Belview funding

Although the meeting was three days after New Year’s Day, the first city council meeting did include a few fireworks. In a last ditch effort to halt $1 million in additional funding being allocated to the renovation of Belview Recreation Center, City Councilmember Annette Scippio proposed a substitute motion, sending the project back to the development stage.

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Finance Committee approves additional funding for Belview project

    Finance Committee  approves additional funding  for Belview project

Despite concerns raised by Councilmembers Annette Scippio and John Larson, the Finance Committee has approved $1 million in additional funding for the renovation and expansion of Belview Recreation Center.

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County accepts offer to sell Lansing Drive property

    County accepts offer to sell Lansing Drive property

Forsyth County commissioners have accepted an offer to purchase approximately 30 acres of county-owned property at 4897 Lansing Drive for a consolidated distribution headquarters for Garner Foods.

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Baker pledges to increase transparency, support education in Raleigh

    Baker pledges to increase transparency, support education  in Raleigh

Dr. Amber Baker is known throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County for her work in education. As the principal at Kimberly Park Elementary, Baker made a name for herself as a passionate educator who was willing to go above and beyond to ensure her students had what they needed to succeed. Now Baker is looking to take that same passion and energy to the N.C. General Assembly.

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The Chronicle Votes: 2020 General Election Endorsements and Political Analysis by Race

  The Chronicle Votes: 2020 General Election Endorsements and Political Analysis by Race

The Chronicle Votes: 2020 General Election Political Analysis by Race

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Voters’ guide compares judicial candidates side-by-side

  Voters’ guide compares judicial candidates side-by-side

Voters’ guide compares judicial candidates side-by-side

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City Council makes Juneteenth official

  City Council makes Juneteenth official

The Winston-Salem City Council has approved a resolution recognizing Juneteenth as an official holiday.

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Marquis Barnett appointed city’s human resources director

  Marquis Barnett appointed city’s human resources director

City Manager Lee Garrity has announced the appointment of Marquis H. Barnett as the city’s human resources director. Barnett succeeds Carmen Caruth, who retired at the end of May. He will assume his duties Sept. 28.

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McCoy files lawsuit against Forsyth County Board of Elections

  McCoy files lawsuit against Forsyth County Board of Elections

Paula McCoy, the unaffiliated candidate running for a seat on the Winston-Salem City Council, has filed a lawsuit against the Forsyth County Board of Elections for their handling of the petition process.

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Adams holds public forum on police budget

  Adams holds public forum on police budget

At a place in time where citizens across the country are asking elected officials to take a closer look at how they fund law enforcement, earlier this week Mayor Pro Tempore Denise “DD” Adams held a virtual forum to discuss the police department’s budget for fiscal year 2020-21.

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