Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 822)

  • Lateral entry

    So the rush job to set up the Academy at Smith, under orders from Howard Manning, seems to have left out an important part of education: teachers. Certainly, rushing to get the school open created difficulties, principal Sharonda Murrell said. Murrell has struggled to find and keep lateral-entry…
    Sam Hieb, November 26, 2006
  • Don’t raise the flag yet

    The N&R’s Rob Daniels on Wake Forest’s 38-24 win over Maryland: Word association time: Wake Forest football and the Atlantic. The obvious suspects are concepts like “Titanic” or “sunken” or “buried.” But now you must add a new one: champion. But don’t raise the flag yet. For starters, Wake…
    Sam Hieb, November 26, 2006
  • The Spectrum

    I’m back from the holiday, well-fed and relaxed. Sam’s Notes discusses O.J., Pete Rose and George Washington.
    Sam Hieb, November 26, 2006
  • “Failed” policies

    N&R columnist Lorraine Ahearn has been the voice of Greensboro’s Montagnard community for quite some time now. She stays on the beat this week with not one but two columns on Montagnards’ view of modern Vietnam, using President Bush’s visit there as a backdrop: President Bush, the White House…
    Sam Hieb, November 22, 2006
  • Less than thankful

    The fuzzy feeling in the aftermath of the Eastern Guilford fire have faded away: Patience is wearing thin for some parents displeased with the temporary locations of Eastern Guilford High School students and faculty. They don’t want to wait until August 2007 before students are reunited. “We’re getting…
    Sam Hieb, November 22, 2006
  • Why stop now?

    OK, the $4.8 million incentives package passed by the Winston-Salem City Council for WFU Health Sciences might not seem like much, considering the fact that it’s on par with Randolph County’s $4 million package. But keep reading: County commissioners are expected to take up a proposal for $6.7…
    Sam Hieb, November 21, 2006
  • Orders from the state

    I can’t say I’m the biggest animalrights advocate, but I shocked to read about the state-ordered execution of the Lindley Park coyote.
    Sam Hieb, November 21, 2006
  • This is big

    Asheboro and Randolph County are working on the area’s biggest incentives package ever.
    Sam Hieb, November 20, 2006