Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 822)

  • Help a brother (or sister) out

    Virginia Foxx seems to be doing her part, even if other Republicans aren’t.
    Sam Hieb, October 24, 2006
  • Here, there..

    …and everywhere? Thomasville Times editor Lisa Wall discusses possible political meddling with the Thomasville Police Department.
    Sam Hieb, October 24, 2006
  • Paying the price

    A Rams Club booster lays the UNC’s football woes squarely at the feet of athletic director Dick Baddour: “He’s picked two losers already,” said Maurice Koury a generous Rams Club booster from Burlington, referring to Bunting and his predecessor Carl Torbush. Here’s the really bad news: Bunting, 25-42…
    Sam Hieb, October 24, 2006
  • Fox guarding the henhouse

    Bledsoe’s latest installment asks if Operation HELP was a front for creating a private brothel for police officers. The RAM report asks if there was an internal investigative reason for Hinson’s assignment to Operation HELP of it was just a coincidence. Perhaps we’ll find out. But what jumped out at…
    Sam Hieb, October 23, 2006
  • Giddyap

    After having some fun with the resultant puns, the N&R’s Allen Johnson ponders Councilman Mike Barber’s idea for mounted police on Elm Street. Here’s my concern: Elm Street on a weekend night is quite crowded. The street’s narrow to begin with and is jammed cruisers, while the sidewalks are…
    Sam Hieb, October 23, 2006
  • Word to the …wise?

    The News & Observer’s Rick Martinez offers some advice to Wake and Forsyth school board members heading into their respective school bond votes. With the election just a couple of weeks away, Martinez’ advice might be too late forboard members and bond proponents in those counties. But maybe- just…
    Sam Hieb, October 23, 2006
  • Campaign finances

    Interesting article in yesterday’s Winston-Salem Journal on the Foxx campaign’s financial activities: Foxx has given nearly $35,000 to 30 Republican congressional candidates in 20 states, according to the Sept. 30 FEC filing. In addition, the Foxx for Congress committee has contributed $81,000 to two key GOP organizations –…
    Sam Hieb, October 23, 2006
  • Heart to heart

    Greensboro city council supports Mitchell Johnson. No kidding. It was with an open mind that I read the article in yesterday’s N&R, hoping it would tell me exactly why Johnson should be our city manager in spite of the recent controversy surrounding him. All I got was this:…
    Sam Hieb, October 23, 2006