Daily Beat: Nov. 17, 2014



Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board member Buddy Collins addresses the conservative lunch group on the topic of common core at the Golden Corral at Hanes Mall at noon.

High Point City Council holds a special meeting at the Municipal Building to go into closed session for a personnel issue. Whether a hiring decision is imminent or not, the topic is almost certainly related to the city council’s search for a new city manager.


• High Point City Council meets in council chambers at the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 5:30 p.m. Among other items on the agenda, council is requested to award a contract for the demolition of the Meredith Street Apartments. Typically, the vendors that is to receive the contract is listed on the agenda before the vote, but not so in this case.

• The New Winston Museum hosts a reading and panel discussion on the theme of “what does it mean to be Southern” with poet Joe Mills, author Ed Southern and Cheryl Harry, who is the director of African-American programming at Old Salem Museum and Gardens. The museum is located at 713 S. Marshall St. The event begins at 7 p.m.

• Winston-Salem City Council meets in council chambers of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 7 p.m. Agenda here.