The City of Lexington, which has been the focus of a tough annexation battle in recent weeks, is asking a Wake County judge “to temporarily block official confirmation of petition drives that appear to stop annexations.”Read full article » No Comments »
WXII coverage of Occupy Winston-Salem’s protest of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf’s speech at the Benton Convention Center.
Note the guy talking about ‘occupying people’s minds.’Read full article » No Comments »
The former Greensboro Chamber of Commerce president turns himself in after being indicted on obstruction of justice charges:
When high-powered political operatives get indicted in North Carolina they know they’re going to have to run a gauntlet of media types as they head to the local magistrate to get their mug shots taken.
Questions they may ask themselves include, “So how do I prepare for such an occasion?” “Do I need a support group?” or “Who should I bring?” One approach is to surround oneself with elite public-relations talent. That’s the approach taken by Greensboro businessman Peter Reichard, who turned himself in on Tuesday morning.
His entourage, the largest of the three, included his attorney Miles Hart, public relations specialist Joyce Fitzpatrick, her assistant Leigh Gates, and public affairs consultant Gary Pearce, who worked for Gov. Jim Hunt and also wrote a biography of the former governor.
Trying to figure how the PR specialist –and her assistant —- can help Reichard at that particular moment.
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