Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree gave the media preliminary crime statistics for 2013 on Friday. The department also compared crime rates for the past three years. The final crime statistics will be reported in the next few weeks to the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation.
North Carolina ranks among the top states in the country for biodiversity. That is, the amount of different living species within a given area. There are many reasons for this, and we’re going to discover some of them from the ground up. Literally.
The Asheville-based funk/rock/reggae band The Get Right Band is guitarist singer Silas Durocher, his longtime bassist pal Jesse Gentry, and drummer Chris Pyle—and yes, if the words “drummer” and “Pyle” ring a bell, turns out that Chris is related to rock n roll royalty. His dad is former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Thomas Delmer “Artimus” Pyle. Get Right’s got a new album out: The Get Right Band, and they’ll bring several selections to the Triad next weekend at Bull’s Tavern in Winston-Salem Friday night at 10:00PM. But first they’ll need to pack up their gear and head home from St.
With the new year, the city of Greensboro is reviewing its current economic recruitment strategy to see if there's a better way to land a major economic partner. Catherine Carlock covers economic development for The Business Journal. Carlock and WFDD's Audrey Fannin discuss the business community's rising frustration as major companies have expressed interest in the city, but then settled elsewhere.