Evening standard: Tuesday, March 11, 2014


The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board meets at the Education Building, located at 4801 Bethania Station Road in Winston-Salem. The building-and-grounds committee meets at 4:30 p.m.  at the The full board meeting will be called to order at 5:30 p.m. to go into closed session to discuss a personnel matter. The board emerges from the back room at 6:30 p.m. to the conduct the remainder of the people’s business in public.

The agenda (see the board books for details) includes public comments. Discussion items include broad recommendations and district priorities, and buildings and grounds.

The board will consider a new internet technology policy to address concerns about student safety and privacy. The board will also consider routine budget adjustments reflecting carryover funds for staff salaries, a drop-out prevention program and other initiatives, along with a state transfer for custodian salaries.

Tom Eamon reads from his book The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory at Scuppernong Books at 7 p.m. A wine and cheese reception begins at 6 p.m. The bookstore is located at 304 S. Elm St. in Greensboro.

The Central Library in downtown Greensboro provides a free workshop on opportunities to finance personal businesses through the US Small Business Administration from 6 to 8 p.m.

Matty Sheets hosts open mic at NY Pizza, located at 337 Tate St. in Greensboro. Sign up begins at 9:30 and the show gets rolling at 10. What Happened Yesterday and Matt Irie unplug for an acoustic show at Local House Bar, located at 422 N. Edgeworth St. in Greensboro.

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