Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 777)

  • Right down I-85

    It’s not just us. … Imagine the number of agencies involved in this Durham investigation: Sheriff’s office informants purchased cocaine and were offered the services of a prostitute at a club owned by a sheriff’s deputy, according to an affidavit. Deputy Michael P. Owens also allegedly drove…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • W. cruises through

    Bush eats BBQ; tells Stamey’s to send him the bill. Bush’s interest in the country’s youngest citizens came during a base-building trip to North Carolina, a state he won easily in both his presidential races. But even in the conservative South, many voters have grown unhappy with the…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • Dissed

    President Bush doesn’t have time for the N&R. Editor John Robinson took it in good humor, though: We asked and the administration’s media folks said that we could sit down with him as soon as they find WMDs in Iraq. Rim shot.
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • In and out

    The Winston-Salem Journal makes its endorsements for WSFCS school board. Still in: Donny Lambeth, Buddy Collins, Marilyn Parker, Jill Tackabery, Geneva Brown and Vic Johnson. Out: Lynn Thrower, Jeannie Metcalf and Jane Goins. The Journal also shows its distaste for WSFCS’ partisan schooloard with its endorsement of Sandra…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • Who’s the weirdo?

    You can expect weird things when Vernon Robinson and Brad Miller engage in debate. But it got really weird when Robinson said Miller, the Democratic incumbent, has San Francisco values and that he’s a liberal who supported a medical study in which teenage girls would be shown pornography to…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • In other words

    ConAlt zeroes in on one aspect of the RMA’s case against Wray: that the investigative unit tracking Hinson purported to be part of a federal investigation. From the report: …Wray made several deceptive and misleading references not only behind the investigation of Hinson, but why the department was…
    Sam Hieb, October 17, 2006
  • A mile away

    You could it see it coming while scrolling down this Winston-Salem Journal editorial on NCDOT’s funding shortfall: The state also needs to develop more mass-transit options. North Carolina has three major urban centers and several lesser ones. Each should have viable mass-transit systems that allow most urban dwellers to…
    Sam Hieb, October 17, 2006
  • Earthshaking

    That tremble you felt wasn’t from the Thomasville City Council’s resolution on gay marriage.
    Sam Hieb, October 17, 2006