Gene Smith is the former maintenance supervisor at Rolling Hills Apartments.

One of the nation’s leading providers of low-income Section 8 housing is accused of defrauding the government, as Senior Editor Jordan Green explains in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.


Guilford County School BoardRoss puts Burr on defensive in tightening US Senate race

Troubled by history, school board votes to rename Aycock Middle




screen_449011488abaa• Editorial: Aycock, in his own words

• It Just Might Work: Public art without the middleman

• Editor’s Notebook: Bob and me at the Winston-Salem Open



Screen Shot 2016-08-30 at 3.02.56 PM• Citizen Green: Judge Thomas Schroeder is a model of restraint

• Fun & Games: Made in the shade

• All She Wrote: Hong Kong House — A resurrection in cookbook form



Kate Weigland• Food: Where elections staff, jurists and the fuzz come to eat

• Barstool: Behind the Bestway beer wall

• Music: It’s the Gillian show (with flashes of Dave’s guitar wizardry)

• Art: Capturing High Point through Narnia’s lens


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