No news flash that that the Internet has turned journalism upside down. Still, I find it odd that the city beat reporter for the daily paper of record gives a local blogger a hat tip for a story from a City Council meeting she was covering herself.
In this case, we’re talking Greensboro City Council member Zack Matheny’s failure to recuse himself from a vote awarding a contract to D.H. Griffin. Matheny cited a conflict of interest with Griffin earlier this year when the previous council was awarding the contract to operate the White Street landfill.Read full article » 1 Comment »
This week’s Rhino reports:
So Guilford County Schools has fewer employees and a smaller payroll now than it did in 2008, even though Guilford County Schools has had no layoffs and is spending more money now than in 2008. Stranger things have happened.
Nonetheless, the 432-position number in the press release seems to exaggerate the decline.
Not only that, they’re hiring.Read full article » 6 Comments »
Former Greensboro Chamber of Commerce president Peter Reichard entered an Alford plea in Wake County Superior Court yesterday. Judge Donald Stephens ordered that Reichard pay the $25,000 fine within 90 days, sentenced Reichard to two years probation and also prohibited him from working in any political campaigns during the probationary period.
CJ’s Don Carrington reports Reichard entered the plea in an effort to avoid the “time and expense of a trial.”Read full article » No Comments »