Vol. V No. 32 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, August 10, 2017
County in Support of Public Notice Modernization
Scott D. Yost
Rock Quarry Debate Ignites Emotions
plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE
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Guilford County Commissioners Support Public Notice Modernization
The majority of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners are in favor of not being required to pay to place public notices in paid circulation newspapers and voted in favor of the resolution in support of a bill that would allow the county to place public notices on its own website.
Politics Make Mountain Out of Molehill for Councilmember Outling
No one raised the issue of a potential conflict of interest when City Councilmember Justin Outling made the motion, and then voted in favor of ending the request for proposal (RFP) process for the city health insurance contract at the July 18 City Council meeting.
Rock Quarry Blasting Debate Ignites Emotions in Pleasant Garden
Scott D. Yost
The Guilford County Planning Board hearing concerning a proposed new rock quarry mining project near Pleasant Garden is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 13 - over a month away.
Letters To The Editor
Letters to the Editor
News of the Weird
News of the Weird is Back
With Friends Like These
The Wyndham Championship will be here before you know it, Monday, August 14 to Sunday, August 20. And it's really too early to tell, but if this unusually cool August weather continues, it's going to be great for watching some of the best golfers in the world out at Sedgefield.
Sale of Lake Jeanette, Buffalo Lake Goes Through
A lot of people were hoping it wouldn't happen, but last week the sale of Lake Jeanette and Buffalo Lake closed and now JW Demolition is the new owner of the two lakes.
The Sound Of The Beep
The Sound of the Beep
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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
Making Movies Despicable, Outer Banks
Orson Scott Card
I wasn't going to see Despicable Me 3 because, you know, Despicable Me 2.
Under The Hammer
Under the Hammer
According to the latest intelligence reports, North Korea now has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear weapon so that he can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile and has a missile capable of hitting at least the West Coast of the US and perhaps as far as Chicago.
Old Home Week with the Commissioners
Once a year, when County Editor Scott Yost is taking his well-deserved vacation, I attend a Guilford County commissioners meeting. Last week was my week.
Life's a Beach, At Least Once a Year
Scott D. Yost
Like you, I just got back from the beach and, for that reason, I have, of course, been thinking a lot about exactly how wildly important beaches are to all of us North Carolinians.