Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 826)

  • The shaft?

    “They shafted us. They’re arguing about windows and they’re arguing about dollars when I have a daughter who graduates this year and will not be prepared.” That’s what Eastern Guilford parent Patricia Riggs told the N&R after the Guilford County school board met last night to discuss options for…
    Sam Hieb, November 29, 2006
  • Toe to toe

    Since Bubba brings up Riggins, here’s what No. 44 has to say about being a fullback: “From my take on it, I think the toughest job as far as the purely toughest guys — and I’m not saying I was one of them — is the…
    Sam Hieb, November 28, 2006
  • Gallons

    Alicia Cartrette must take a lot of showers.
    Sam Hieb, November 28, 2006
  • Not too heavy?

    Forsyth County commissioners unanimously approve $6.7 million in economic incentives for Wake Forest University Health Services. They did so with little discussion, according to the Journal’s account of last night’s meeting. Meanwhile, Sen. Richard Burr recently pushed for more public-private partnerships in the research field, citing facilities at…
    Sam Hieb, November 28, 2006
  • Be very afraid

    A bit of suggestive imagery in this N&O editorial on Attorney General Roy Cooper’s lawsuit against the TVA: It is unfortunate the TVA has taken such a hard-nosed attitude. Studies by the Environmental Protection Agency have shown that the utility’s plants contribute significantly to air pollution in North Carolina.
    Sam Hieb, November 27, 2006
  • Sportswriters, cont.

    I was worried I was being a little hard on Hardin. But Jeff Taylor says Scott Fowler smokes crack.
    Sam Hieb, November 27, 2006
  • Another sportswriter with a social conscience

    The N&R’s Ed Hardin wasn’t offended by the Panthers’ play yesterday as much as he was by the Redskins’ home field: It was a galling defeat in a galling place. The 91,704-seat stadium is by far the largest in the NFL and by far the most troubling. There…
    Sam Hieb, November 27, 2006
  • Deep breath, everyone

    It’s really hard to generate sympathy for the Guilford County Board of Education. But parents of Eastern Guilford High School students have found a way: Numbers, emotions and agendas are flying all over the place regarding where Eastern Guilford High School students should attend classes. And the Guilford County…
    Sam Hieb, November 27, 2006