Morning briefing: Monday, March 17, 2014


• Finnigan’s Wake celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with live music and a bar in their party tent on Trade Street in downtown Winston-Salem. In contrast to the big, ticketed event they put on Saturday, there’s no cover today. Don’t get caught without your green.

• The McCrory administration presents its Medicaid reform proposal to the General Assembly in Raleigh at 2 p.m. Broadly sketched, the plan trims initial plans to privatize the system, opting instead for an accountable-care model.

• The Greensboro Public Library Board of Trustees meets in the Hemphill Board Room at the Central Library, located at 219 N. Church St., from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

• The finance committee of Winston-Salem City Council meets at 4:30 p.m. in Room 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St. The agenda includes a staff report on the controversial Revitalizing Urban Commercial Areas program. Look for in-depth coverage of the program in a forthcoming issue of Triad City Beat. And check back at this space for details about tonight’s public safety committee meeting.

• The finance committee of High Point City Council meets at 4:30 p.m. in the City Manager’s Conference Room at the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St. The full city council convenes at 5:30 p.m. Details here at 4 p.m.