Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 2)

  • High Point stadium plan shifts a bit

    High Point University president Nido Qubein tells a forum at the High Point Country Club the children’s museum that will be part of High Point’s downtown stadium/mixed-use catalyst project won’t be built next to the city’s stadium, as originally planned: “The museum has to have ample parking. A mom…
    Sam Hieb, March 7, 2018
  • Gboro city manager getting out of the parking deck business….

    …Which means he’s getting out of the city managing business…..Greensboro City Manager Jim Westmoreland announced his retirement on Friday, the day before the News & Record called into question Westmoreland’s sworn testimony in an affidavit that the city did an “internal review” in 2015 of a 2010 study…
    Sam Hieb, March 6, 2018
  • Forsyth Tech professor’s ‘threats’ against Trump

    Winston-Salem Journal reports a Forsyth Technical Community College adjunct history professor is no longer teaching following a student’s accusation that he threatened President Trump. History professor Luke McEachern told the Journal the accusation left him feeling “betrayed, compromised and humiliated” and that he had “spent hours on Monday talking…
    Sam Hieb, March 2, 2018
  • Greensboro forgives $1.5 million civil rights museum loan

    The City of Greensboro announced yesterday the International Civil Rights Center and Museum had met the terms of the city’s $1.5 million loan and as a result the loan has been forgiven: “We are pleased to work with the International Civil Rights Center and Museum Board of Directors to…
    Sam Hieb, March 2, 2018
  • Surprise–guns will be an issue in 13th Congressional District race

    Greensboro truck driver and cattleman Adam Coker has officially entered the race for the 13th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Ted Budd. The 13th Democratic primary is shaping up as a two-way race between Coker and Greensboro philanthropist Kathy Manning No surprise–according to the News…
    Sam Hieb, February 28, 2018
  • N.C. school superintendent opposes arming teachers

    N.C. Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson does not support arming teachers. Johnson released his statement on the subject via Twitter. There are many conversations surrounding school safety happening in our state. Below is my statement on arming teachers in NC's public schools: —…
    Sam Hieb, February 27, 2018
  • Winston-Salem’s $122 million bond

    Winston-Salem Journal reports the City Council “is set” to put a $122 million bond referendum on the November ballot. Details below, along with a graph comparing proposed expenditures to the $139 million bond referendum passed in 2014. *Redevelopment efforts along Liberty Street ($2.5 million) and commercial redevelopment in…
    Sam Hieb, February 27, 2018
  • News & Record, W-S Journal officially pool editorials

    The Rhino’s John Hammer saw this coming, as I guess would anyone with some common sense (not necessarily yours truly)—BH Media partners the Greensboro News & Record and the Winston-Salem Journal have officially they will be writing one editorial for both newspapers: Effective this week, the…
    Sam Hieb, February 23, 2018