Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 6)

  • Mike Causey, Wayne Goodwin speak out on Greg Lindberg

    A couple of interesting stories broke over the weekend regarding the indictment of NC Republican Party head Robin Hayes and businessman Greg Lindberg for trying to use campaign donation to influence Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey —whom JLF chair John Hood said was the hero in this whole sordid mess.
    Sam Hieb, April 8, 2019
  • Greg Lindberg’s political party–the “Green” Party

    I stray from relativity politics–look what our guy did, but look what your guy did, too. By the same token in this day and age of social media it’s important to read beneath every headline. As you can imagine, on social media right now there’s a lot of discussion about…
    Sam Hieb, April 4, 2019
  • Is Mark Walker ‘Public Official A’ in NC GOP indictment?

    Surely by now you’ve heard that N.C. Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes, political donor Greg Lindberg of Durham and two others have been indicted on charges of wire fraud, bribery, and making false statements to law enforcement agents as part of a scheme to influence Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey…
    Sam Hieb, April 3, 2019
  • 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