Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 821)

  • Definitely off-Broadway

    The Journal on last night’s Forsyth County commissioners’ meeting: After five votes, four recesses and nearly two hours of political theater, the four Republicans on the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners agreed last night to have the same chairwoman that they have had for the past two years,…
    Sam Hieb, December 5, 2006
  • Keeping up with the Joneses

    Every day as I drove by the empty lot where North State Chevrolet once stood, I wondered when some steel was going to start rising. Now I know the answer: No time soon. If ever. Developers that can’t be reached for comment and a locked sales office aren’t good…
    Sam Hieb, December 5, 2006
  • Roller coaster ride

    That’s one way to describe last night’s Panthers’ game. The other would be total incompetence combined with streaks of brilliance. You should have heard the collective groan in the room when Jake Delhomme dumped a lame screen pass off to DeAngelo Williams, who then turned it into a…
    Sam Hieb, December 5, 2006
  • Business is slow

    Screwy logic: Baptist Medical Center could be in trouble with the federal government because it doesn’t perform enough heart transplants.
    Sam Hieb, December 4, 2006
  • Champions

    I took the N&R’s Rob Daniels to task last week when he proclaimed Wake Forest champions after the Deacs’ victory over Maryland. But now the Deacs really are champions. ACC champions. I hate to be a curmudgeon here, but all I can think about is how Wake’s historic triumph…
    Sam Hieb, December 4, 2006
  • Hogs in the stream

    To think people were sitting at home watching football when they could have been at Bennett College listening to the TRC panel debate whether or not the Klan-Nazi shooting were in Greensboro or of Greensboro. Heavy stuff. While the Rev. Z Holler spoke of getting the “hog of…
    Sam Hieb, December 4, 2006
  • Bold thinking for a new era

    The N&O’s Rick Martinez weighs in on Kramer and the Forsyth County NAACP. In my view, Michael Richards’ outburst was indeed a monumental moment because no one in tune with popular culture will ever watch an episode of Seinfeld the same way again. That’s a lot of people.
    Sam Hieb, December 1, 2006
  • Hey hey! Ho ho!

    Smithfield has got to go. If you’re planning on shopping at the Harris Teeter at HighPoint Mall tomorrow, you’ll have to cross the picket line.
    Sam Hieb, December 1, 2006