Daily Beat: June 16, 2015



• The High Point Fire Department holds a ceremony to dedicate a new training tower at 1035 W. Ward Ave. at 10 a.m.

• The Shops at Renaissance, the future home of the Renaissance Community Co-op, breaks ground at 2521 Phillips Ave. in Greensboro, at 10:30 a.m.


• Davenport, a local engineering, design and consulting firm, hosts a public meeting on a project involving possible changes to the downtown Winston-Salem road system at the Old Salem Visitor Center, located at 900 Old Salem Road, from 5 to 7 p.m.

• Councilman Zack Matheny, who has represented District 3 since 2007, bids farewell when Greensboro City Council meets at 5:30 p.m., in preparation for his likely selection as the next president of Downtown Greensboro Inc. Afterwards, the council adopts a budget for the next fiscal year. Also, expect council to appoint Matheny’s replacement. Back story on Matheny’s transition and contenders to replace him on council here, here, here and here.

• Heather Fearnbach talks about her new book, Winston-Salem’s Architectural Heritage, at Hanes Hosiery Community Center, located at 501 Reynolds Boulevard, at 6 p.m.

• The Pershing Street Community Watch meets at Full Gospel Miracle Ministry, located at 1107 Lake Ave. in High Point, at 6 p.m.