Shot and killed at 24

GREENSBORO, NC — GPD: Timothy Eugene Phifer, Jr., 24, of Greensboro (pictured) died from an apparent gunshot wound early this morning. Mr. Phifer and one subject were involved in a dispute in the parking lot of Colony Square Apartments located at 3914 Overland Heights prior to the shooting. At this time, detectives have not determined the full nature of the dispute; however, initial investigation indicates Mr. Phifer and his assailant were known to each other.

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FOX8: Are ‘overincome’ residents keeping those in need out of local public housing?

A federal audit from the Office of Inspector General reports more than 25,000 families nationwide were considered “overincome” while living in public housing. The families qualified as low-income when they first applied for public housing and then at some point they started earning more money. Overincome families are not required to move out of public […]
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2,000 unaccounted for

GREENSBORO, N.C. — County officials, overseeing the county animal shelter, told commissioners Thursday they discovered around 2,000 animals unaccounted for when they took over last year. Commissioners were briefed on the state of the shelter during their yearly retreat by Deputy County Manager Clarence Grier who’s been overseeing the shelter since the county took control.

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