Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 830)

  • 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
  • Johnny and the Cadillacs

    In case we don’t already know it, John Edwards isn’t going anywhere any time soon. I was a little late to this Allen Johnson post on the Wal-Mart controversy as it was, and I had to read it twice to pick up on Johnson’s sarcasm. So I…
    Sam Hieb, November 27, 2006
  • 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