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What You Need to Know About North Carolina for August 17, 2015

What You Need to Know About North Carolina for August 17, 2015

It’s Monday folks! You know what time it is. Let’s get to it:

Guilford County and its main municipalities (Greensboro and High Point) may create their own separate economic development agency.

In the Greensboro council race, the civil rights museum and how it’s been dealt with by the city has emerged as the major campaign issue.

I posted this on my main Facebook page on Friday, about the changes in road diets that could be comingAlso, concerns are still rising over air and water quality regulation changes.

In better environmental news, you could name the baby gibbon at the Greensboro Science Center.

Roots of the current issues at the Guilford County Animal Shelter.

Winston-Salem is wrestling with regulating street closings for block parties, runs and other events.

The commission tasked with reviewing the Common Core standards, the new national public education standards, and how they have worked in North Carolina, is ready to present some thoughts.

A piece of Black history in Huntersville is in danger of being demolished.

And finally, this building renovation is bringing back a large piece of historic Durham and also becoming a hub for much of its present and future innovation.

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