Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 2)

  • Re: Panthers’ move to S.C

    Maybe it’s me–granted every day is a brand new news cycle in the age of Trump—but the Carolina Panthers’ plans to take advantage of proposed tax breaks in South Carolina isn’t getting the media coverage it should. I think I know why—Panthers owner David Tepper has said he is committed…
    Sam Hieb, March 29, 2019
  • James Comey speaks in Charlotte

    Controversial former FBI director James Comey was in Charlotte speaking at the Belk Theater at an event hosted by the Learning Society of Queens University. Here’s the Charlotte Observer write-up. Here’s what jumped out at me: In a talk that centered on abstract concepts of leadership and the future…
    Sam Hieb, March 27, 2019
  • New Guilford County sheriff’s headquarters for new Guilford County sheriff

    Guilford County Board of Commissioners have approved a new headquarters for Sheriff Danny Rogers and his staff, at a cost of $12 million. Funding will come through the sale of two-thirds bonds. The Rhino reports: In the discussion preceding the vote, Guilford County Sheriff Danny Rogers spoke on…
    Sam Hieb, March 22, 2019
  • Greensboro #1 for 2Q strongest jobs outlook

    I had the TV on in the background and just happened to hear “Greensboro NC” on Varney & Co. So what’s going on? According to Manpower’s employer survey, Greensboro tops of the list of metro areas with the strongest jobs out look for the second quarter of 2019.
    Sam Hieb, March 20, 2019
  • Re: Bill to overturn Guilford County’s public notice pilot program

    Greensboro News & Record and Rhino Times cover the bill co-sponsored by state Sens. Gladys Robinson and Michael Garrett to repeal the Guilford County a pilot program that allowed local governments, businesses and private citizens to meet public notice requirements by only having those notices posted on…
    Sam Hieb, March 19, 2019
  • Raleigh’s MLS stadium dream still alive

    News & Observer reports Raleigh’s dream of landing a Major League Soccer franchise—complete with a brand-new stadium—is still alive: Prolific Raleigh developer John Kane and North Carolina Football Club owner Steve Malik are now pitching an alternative location for a downtown sports stadium in Raleigh. Malik, in an interview…
    Sam Hieb, March 18, 2019
  • Re: Tillis’ backbone

    I probably don’t need to tell you that the News & Observer is–shall we say—disappointed in Sen. Thom Tillis’ decision to support President Trump’s national emergency declaration after stating in the Washington Post last month that “it is my responsibility to be a steward of the Article I branch,…
    Sam Hieb, March 15, 2019
  • GCS $1.5 billion bond ‘might be trickier than you think’. Let’s hope so.

    Headline for the article by Rhino Times’ Scott Yost: Raising $1.5 Billion Might Be Trickier Than You Think One would hope so. But the tricky part has an unusual twist—reluctance to put the proposed $1.5 billion Guilford County Schools bond on the ballot is coming from Democrats on the…
    Sam Hieb, March 13, 2019