Daily Beat: Aug. 19, 2014

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Lady LibertyToday:

• Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson, who has endorsed Republican candidate Mark Walker for Congress in North Carolina’s 6th district, is on trial in federal court in the Hiram Ward Federal Building in downtown Winston-Salem. Saying that an authority figure in “on trial” may sound like hyperbole, but in this case Johnson is literally a defendant in a civil suit filed by the US Justice Department for alleged racial profiling. Come at 8:45 a.m. to get a seat. The session usually gets underway by 9:30.

• Get your grub from the Bandito Burrito and Wright Up Ur Galley food trucks at Center City Park in downtown Greensboro from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Same time, same place, same bat channel: Local poets, writers, musicians and other artists gather for a round-robin performance at Winston Square next to Milton Rhodes Arts Center in Winston-Salem from noon to 1 p.m.

• ElectriCities CEO Graham Edwards gives a presentation to High Point City Council on the city’s public electricity program the Fish Bowl in the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 4 p.m.

• Greensboro City Council receives an update on reorganization and staffing changes at the Greensboro Partnership in the Plaza Level Conference Room of the Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., at 4 p.m.

Tonight:

• Greensboro City Council meets in the Council Chamber of the Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., at 5 p.m. The agenda includes a resolution to rescind an economic incentives grant to Gerbings LLC.

• The Women’s & Girls’ Project of Winston-Salem holds its small business and nonprofit marketing matters function at Uncle Desi’s Jamaican Grill, located at 4604 N. Cherry St., at 6 p.m.

• The Greensboro Police Department holds a public forum on its new Neighborhood Oriented Policing program at Lewis Recreation Center, located at 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, at 6 p.m.