Skip Alton http://wunc.org en "Skip" Alston Retires as Guilford Co. Comissioner http://wunc.org/post/skip-alston-retires-guilford-co-comissioner <p></p><p>Tonight marks the end of a political era in Greensboro. Melvin "Skip" Alston is stepping down after 20 years as a Guilford County Commissioner. Alston has been a polarizing figure during his time on the board, clashing with conservative commissioners while rarely holding back an opinion. Alston says he's not done with politics, although where he will emerge next isn't yet clear.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 5603 at http://wunc.org "Skip" Alston Retires as Guilford Co. Comissioner