Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 829)

  • Card-carrying members

    Here’s an interesting paragraph in this AP article on the Supreme Court’s global warming hearing: Unions representing 10,000 EPA employees – more than half of the agency’s work force – petitioned Congress yesterday, asking for immediate action to deal with global warming. The employees also sent a signal…
    Sam Hieb, November 30, 2006
  • Can’t please everyone

    Winston-Salem’s Carter G. Woodhouse School is illustrative of increased statewide charter school enrollment. Woodhouse has also performed better academically, meeting federal testing standards two years in a row. But not everyone’s happy about Woodhouse’s success: Charter schools get a set amount of money from the school system for every…
    Sam Hieb, November 30, 2006
  • Smoke ’em if you got ’em

    Today’s Journal editorial makes an interesting point: the new state minimum wage will…
    Sam Hieb, November 29, 2006
  • More troops

    I’m not talking about Iraq — I’m talking about Reidsville: City officials, business owners and residents hope to strike a balance over the city’s sign ordinance and end more than a year of frustration for all concerned. The city’s Community Development office held the first of two informal public…
    Sam Hieb, November 29, 2006
  • 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