*Lots of long faces out there this Monday morning. But I’ll submit the most depressed fans out there belong to the Demon Deacons, who simply didn’t bother to show up against the Wolfpack. The N&R’s Ed Hardin writes:
State won by showing up.
….State knew Wake’s plays. As the Deacons walked through their offense, Wolfpack assistant Bobby Lutz would stand and point to where the shot was going to come from. He was right every time…At times, the State players would reach the spot before the Wake player got there, and the Deacs had no alternate plan. They would simply reset the same play, and State would be ready for it.
*The N&R editorializes on proposed renovations to the Greensboro Coliseum complex, saying the “possibilities for an even bigger, better Coliseum Complex are tempting. But (director Matt) Brown and the council should look before they leap into more debt and long-term commitments of tax dollars.”
*Remembering the last time a developer set up a new site for Deep Roots Market. Keep in mind the City of Greensboro obviously wants Deep Roots and the center city site, because it fits into its master plans of development along the greenway.
*Want to look into WSFCS lawsuit settlements? You have to ask. One school board member said she didn’t know the second set of meeting minutes addressing lawsuits even existed.
*The High Point Enterprise has an interesting story on evil Bain Capital and Sealy Inc., now based in Trinity:
The group Good Jobs First issued a report Friday about Bain Capital taking public subsidies and incentives over the decades for companies in which Bain had an ownership stake. One of the companies mentioned in the report is Sealy Inc., which has a manufacturing and corporate office operation in the Archdale-Trinity area.
Bain Capital was among the private equity firms that bought Sealy in 1997. A year after buying Sealy, the new owners announced they would relocate the corporate headquarters from suburban Cleveland, Ohio, to Trinity.
The Enterprise notes “Sealy has become a key employer and corporate citizen supporting charitable and community causes since relocating to the Triad 12 years ago.”Read full article » No Comments »