Vol. V No. 33 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, August 17, 2017


Scott D. Yost

City Apologizes 38 Years Later

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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  • New Animal Shelter Site on Guilford College Road is Purr-fect
Scott D. Yost

The Guilford County Board of Commissioners has made its decision: The land at 979 Guilford College Road, just southwest of Greensboro, is going to the dogs.  
  • Complex Conundrum in County Elections Board Lawsuit
Scott D. Yost

In a textbook example of a catch-22, the Guilford County Board of Elections has until Monday, Sept. 4 to respond to a lawsuit filed by the Durham-based Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) - however, the elections board isn't legally able to meet in order to vote on how to proceed or to give any direction to the attorneys representing the board.  
  • County Hires School Chair For Legal Defense
Scott D. Yost

Guilford County has hired a big gun - one of the area's most recognized attorneys - to help defend the Guilford County Board of Elections in a lawsuit filed against that board by the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ).  
  • Council Revives Police Review Board
Scott D. Yost

The Greensboro City Council is working hard to find the best way to provide citizen oversight of the Greensboro Police Department; however, at a Tuesday, August 15 work session in the Plaza Level Conference Room of city hall, it became clear that there are still a lot more questions than answers when it comes to doing that.
  • Council Apologizes For Klan-Communist Shootout
Scott D. Yost

The Greensboro City Council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 15 was largely about the events in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, August 12 and Nov. 3, 1979 in Greensboro  
Ask Carolyn
  • Ask Carolyn
Carolyn Woodruff

Ask Carolyn...
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters To The Editor

Sliding Toward
News of the Weird
  • That's Entertainment

Bright Ideas
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

The Wyndham Championship week kicked off with a pro-am on Monday and the tournament, played Thursday through Sunday, makes the Sedgefield golf course the center of the PGA world.  
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep

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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Nut Job 2, Conlangs, Taíno
Orson Scott Card

Nut Job 2.  I saw it last Saturday.
Under The Hammer
  • Under the Hammer
John Hammer

The mainstream media have found a way to blame the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, on President Donald J. Trump.  
Weekly Hammer
  • City Shouldn't Protect Child Molestors from Students
John Hammer

It seems in Greensboro, anything can be made controversial, even locating a charter school downtown.  
Yost Column
  • Yost Says Lady Justice Is Blind, Not Deaf
Scott D. Yost

Last century, there were two trials of the century - the 1925 Scopes Trial and the 1995 O.J. Simpson Trial - and it's still a toss up which one of those was bigger.