Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 828)

  • 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
  • Bridging the gap

    Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will finally discuss the issue of accountability regarding the city-county utility commission. The Journal summoned a couple of UNC academics to provide differing viewpoints: There are pros and cons to having the members of the utility commission appointed, said Carl Stenberg, a professor of public…
    Sam Hieb, December 1, 2006
  • Apples and oranges

    Sandra Anderson Groat changes her mind about four-year terms for city council members: Groat said there’s enough controversy in the city with the scandal within the Greensboro Police Department. “My bottom line is we don’t need to invite controversy,” she said. “And I think this would create a…
    Sam Hieb, December 1, 2006
  • Transparency

    You have to give N&R editor John Robinson credit for discussing the paper’s decision to front-page the John Averette story. He got busted breaking and entering, and his statements about possibly hurting students at Grimsley are all on the public record. I’ll also give Sgt. Mike Richey credit…
    Sam Hieb, November 30, 2006