by Brian Clarey It’s possible that the set was the star of the show: a simple Southern kitchen set on rollers, drawn across Triad Stage’s three-quarter thrust performance…
by Jordan Green The Democratic incumbent and Republican challenger in Forsyth County Clerk of Superior Court race both want to improve the efficiency of the office. The clerk…
by Jordan Green An inventory of historic industrial properties in High Point highlights a number of buildings that are ripe for adaptive reuse, and some others that could…
It’s Halloween weekend, and it’s entirely appropriate to start wearing costumes everywhere you go.
I find there are two types of people: Those who have had their Halloween costumes and evening plans tightened up for weeks, and those who will be scrambling to put something together at the last minute. This Weekender is for the latter group, though the former might find something useful here as well.
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A scrum of High Point City Council candidates formed a gauntlet at the early-voting station at Washington Terrace Park this afternoon.
But one, Jo Williams, a candidate for the Ward 1 seat, sat in the driver’s seat of her minivan, parked front out so she could keep an eye on the scene.
Willie Davis, another candidate for Ward 1 was walking through the parking lot towards the voting station when a car eased past.
“Hey baby,” Williams called out to the female driver.
Davis turned towards the driver, and said, “Ms. Williams wants to talk to you.”
“You’re voting for Jo Williams, right?” the candidate asked. Read More
The Greensboro City Council adopted the following changes to the complaint review committee last week. Vote, and then leave us a comment telling us why. Read More
by Jonathan Michels, photo illustrations by Melissa Melvin-Rodriguez
“We are the 99 percent!”
“And so are you!”
For the men and women in suits and ties leaving the annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce, the scene was anything but business as usual. Protesters with signs and banners chanted boisterously from across the street. Several passersby joined in the ruckus. Read More
In this week’s cover story, Jonathan Michels chronicles the three-year history of Occupy Winston-Salem, a group that dispensed with the tactic of encampment and focused instead of steady, consistent solidarity work with other progressive actors across North Carolina.
by Jonathan Michels, photo illustrations by Melissa Melvin-Rodriguez “We are the 99 percent!” “And so are you!” For the men and women in suits and ties leaving the…
by Kelly Fahey College Hill Sundries is my neighborhood bar. I go there at least twice a week, and it sort of feels like an extension of my…