Sam Hieb

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Posts by Sam Hieb (page 852)

  • No defense

    You have to give N.C. A&T athletic director Dee Todd credit for her honesty during yesterday’s athletics subcomittee meeting discussing recruitment of “troubled players.” Todd laid it on the line: “My job is to do what’s best for North Carolina A&T, but that also encompasses trying to be competitive…
    Sam Hieb, September 19, 2006
  • Lofty goals

    In an unposted article in yesterday’s N&R, UNCG geography professor Keith Debbage gushes over Charlotte’s light rail system: What is happening in Charlotte is nothing short of stunning. Charlotte is emerging as a national leader in integrating transit-friendly land-use patterns with its developing rail system. According to Charlotte planning director…
    Sam Hieb, September 18, 2006
  • Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

    Winston-Salem’s city-county planning board ponders a sign ordinance. Opponents turned out in full force, among them Gayle Anderson, president of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce: “This community is speaking loud and clear that there are many more important things that we need to be doing for economic…
    Sam Hieb, September 15, 2006
  • The Perfect Storm

    Words used by GCS chief financial officer Sharon Ozment to describe the system’s construction budget (if you can call it that) at last night’s school board meeting: “I described our capital outlay situation the last time we talked as the perfect storm, and the seas continue to rage.
    Sam Hieb, September 13, 2006
  • Morning eye-opener

    Loud and clear: A group of Davie County residents, all 100 of them, tell the B of E to build a new high school. It’s not quite that easy: Voters rejected a $29 million school bond package in 2003, the cost for a new high school is now $35…
    Sam Hieb, September 12, 2006
  • For rent, but not to you

    Owners of a Clemmons office park vote down a proposal to rent office space to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s office. Their (only) reason: The owners said they were concerned that the deputies do not meet the center’s definition of what kind of professional can rent space there. Village…
    Sam Hieb, September 11, 2006