Vol. V No. 34 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, August 24, 2017

Eclipse Event Not Spoiled By Clouds

Scott D. Yost

County Sniffs Around For Animal Shelter Director Who Will ?Stay?

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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  • Democrats Don't Like Most Recent State Redistricting Plan Any Better Than Old One
John Hammer

The Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly have redrawn the districts for the state House and Senate seats, and the Democrats don't like the new districts any better than the current ones.
  • County Commissioners Sniff Around For Animal Shelter Director Who Will 'Stay'
Scott D. Yost

Now that the Guilford County Board of Commissioners has selected a site for the county's new animal shelter, the county still has to find a major piece of the puzzle - a new Animal Services director - in order to complete the picture.
  • NC Supreme Court Rules Wray Can Sue City
John Hammer

Greensboro has spent over $500,000 in legal fees arguing in court that former Police Chief David Wray couldn't sue the city over legal fees, and the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled against the city and in favor of Wray.
  • Courts Scramble to Handle Judge Shortage
Scott D. Yost

The Guilford County court system has a desperate need for more judges, is struggling hard to keep up in light of the current judge shortage and just lost some valuable help that it had been getting from the state in the form of temporary judges.
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters To The Editor

Not digging quarry
News of the Weird
  • Dude, These Employees are Awesome

Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

There was a meeting on Tuesday for the public to review and comment on the preliminary designs for the portion of the four-mile downtown Greenway that runs between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Gate City Boulevard. 
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep

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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Hitman's Bodyguard, Quitters and Paprika
Orson Scott Card

We just got back from a late-night showing of The Hitman's Bodyguard. 
  • High Point Pitches Baseball Project, County Wants to Know if There's a Catch
Scott D. Yost

If the proposed High Point baseball stadium and downtown rejuvenation project is as well backed and well planned as that city's pitch to the Guilford County Board of Commissioners, it will be a raging success.
Under The Hammer
  • Under The Hammer
John Hammer

The politically incorrect but factually accurate statement by President Donald J. Trump about the demonstration in Charlottesville where a woman was killed is, according to many Trump deniers, the straw that broke the camel's back.
Weekly Hammer
  • Eclipse Viewing Not Spoiled By Clouds
John Hammer

Everything was great about the solar eclipse in Greensboro, except the clouds.  But even the clouds offered a moment of joy in Center City Park on Monday.
  • Wyndham Musings
John Hammer

There are certainly more prestigious golf tournaments than the Wyndham Championship but there can't be a friendlier golf tournament on the PGA tour.
Yost Column
  • Yost Enjoys the View at the Wyndham
Scott D. Yost

Last weekend, I decided on a whim that it might be fun to play a round of golf, so I grabbed my clubs and headed out to Sedgefield Country Club.