• Guilford County Again Asks Voters to Hike Sales Tax

    GREENSBORO — For the third time in two years, commissioners have placed a quarter-cent sales tax increase on the ballot, this time for the November midterm elections. Back in August commissioners voted 9-1 to put the tax increase on the ballot, with Commissioner Steve Arnold casting the only “no” vote.

  • Indictments Spark Reform in Winston-Salem Housing Group

    RALEIGH — The indictments of two former members of the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem and a private developer in a property-flipping scheme have triggered much-needed local reform and better transparency in a federal program dogged by corruption nationwide, officials say.