Rumors are swirling around the Greensboro attorney Locke Clifford’s departure from Sen. Kay Hagan’s prosecutors’ screening panel indicates he is taking on former Gov. Mike Easley as a client. Easley — you may have heard —- is having a bit of legal trouble these days.
Clifford’s client list includes former Greensboro Police Chief David Wray and just-released former WXII anchor Tolly Carr.Read full article » No Comments »
If you want to figure out whether or Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson really tried to have former sheriff’s Maj. Robert Parrish fired from his community college position just as Parrish is considering a run for sheriff, have at it. Here’s a sample of what you’re in for:
In an effort to learn what, if anything, happened, the Times-News spoke with Parrish, Tony Holland, his boss at ACC, and with Johnson and John Glenn, the sheriff’s director of personnel, training and emergency management.
Holland and Parrish say the sheriff did try to fire Parrish through Glenn.
Johnson and Glenn say they didn’t ask Holland to fire Parrish. “I did not ask anyone at ACC to fire Ron Parrish,” Johnson said.
Glenn said the message he delivered from Johnson to Holland regarding Parrish was this: “If he’s teaching, our people won’t be involved.”
Takes some brain work, eh?Read full article » 2 Comments »
Guilford County Board of Education cuts everyone’s pay, including their own:
Board members expressed frustration with the state and (Gov.) Perdue, noting the governor has pulled nearly $10 million from Guilford County this budget year in reversions and the reallocation of lottery and construction funding.
“I’d really like to see the folks in Raleigh get their act together,” board member Paul Daniels said.
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