Greensboro

Politics
11:55 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Vaughan Defeats Perkins for Greensboro Mayor, 2 Newcomers Join Council

Nancy Vaughan smiles as she watches election returns with her husband Don after polls closed Tuesday.
Credit WFDD Photo by Paul Garber

GREENSBORO - City councilwoman Nancy Vaughan defeated incumbent Robbie Perkins to become the next mayor of Greensboro. Vaughan, who also finished ahead of Perkins in the Oct. 8 primary, won handily Tuesday, with 59 percent of the vote, compared to 40 percent for Perkins.

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Politics
11:03 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Vaughan, Perkins Square Off in Greensboro Mayor's Race

Credit Guilford County Board of Elections Sample Ballot Detail

 

Robbie Perkins is running for re-election as mayor of Greensboro for the first time since he defeated former one-term mayor Bill Knight two years ago. But his campaign has been plagued by reports of his own personal financial struggles. His challenger, long-time council-member Nancy Barakat Vaughan, finished ten points ahead of Perkins in the Oct. 8 primary. A third candidate, George Hartzman, was eliminated in that primary.

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Business
7:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Triad Business Roundup: Health, Housing and Handshakes

Insurance companies are also trying to cope with delays in federal healthcare exchanges rollout.
Credit Tax Credits

  This week's business report is a roundup of several topics.  Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin to discuss Obamacare, housing markets and regional cooperation.  

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Business
12:09 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Hong Kong Company Acquires Timco

A Hong Kong company will buy Timco, based in Greensboro. Today, executives are expected to discuss how this move will impact the Triad workforce.
Credit TIMCO

TIMCO Aviation Services (TIMCO) has been sold to Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) for an estimated $388.8 million.

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Politics
8:20 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Robbie Perkins Edged Out in Greensboro; Other Primary Results

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Greensboro Mayor Robbie Perkins was defeated by Councilwoman Nancy Vaughan in the primary race for mayor.

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