Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 836)

  • 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
  • The super

    Sexual harrassment problems at HAWS: The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem plans to request a federal investigation of the sexual-harassment allegations against a landlord made by women who rented homes from him through a federal-subsidy program, HAWS officials said. The lawsuit filed Oct. 25 named Robbie Martin Watson…
    Sam Hieb, November 6, 2006
  • Beyond belief

    For a supposedly “friendly smackdown back to reality,” Ovittore gets personal with Guarino: One particular phrase that Mr. Guarino continually brings up that pisses me off beyond belief is the term “pro-abortion” instead of pro-choice. I don’t know anyone, Joe, anyone who is for the wholesale abortions you…
    Sam Hieb, November 6, 2006
  • A chance

    The Rhino’s Orson Scott Card makes the national scene with his take on the election: There is only one issue in this election that will matter five or ten years from now, and that’s the War on Terror. And the success of the War on Terror now teeters on…
    Sam Hieb, November 6, 2006