Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 829)

  • A better way?

    Certainly the Journal is disappointed Virginia Foxx was re-elected yesterday. That said, you’d think the fact that Democrats now control the House and may yet take over the Senate indicates that the system works. But noooooo….. There is a better way, and both North Carolina legislators and members of…
    Sam Hieb, November 8, 2006
  • Morning after

    I’m not sure what it says about politics in Guilford County when yesterday’s tightest race the humble little Greensboro Historical Museum. The N&R reports this morning that the museum bond passed by 142 votes, but a number of provisional ballots have to be counted this week. So the people…
    Sam Hieb, November 8, 2006
  • More bonds…

    WSFCS and Forsyth Tech bonds pass…. International Civil Rights Museum down 54-46…..War Memorial Stadium goes down 62-37.
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2006
  • Foxx wins…

    ….the Journal calls it.
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2006
  • Bonds….

    …not looking good so far. Libraries, parks and fire stations in good shape, though. Update- Historical museum pulls even, economic development tight.
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2006
  • Let me count the ways

    This is encouraging, I guess. Randolph County commissioners “voted to postpone a vote on a resolution approving the levy of a privilege tax by PART until they receive information on other funding possibilities. The tax, levied on rental cars, boats and motorcycles, would be used to help…
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2006
  • Give them an inch…

    Given the hour, it might be too late for some of you. But if you haven’t voted yet, here’s something to consider while pondering the economic development bond: Four voters backed by the Institute for Constitutional Law, a conservative legal think tank, have asked the court to toss…
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2006
  • Beyond belief, too

    Let me get this straight: Greensboro College wants to build a sports complex off Freeman Mill Road on on land it owns. But residents of the Warnersville neighborhood, who don’t own the land, want it rezoned. And the Greensboro Zoning Commission is actually going to consider this?…
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2006