Vol. V No. 31 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, August 3, 2017

National Night Out

John Hammer

Yourse $95K Payment: The Rest of the Story

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE



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  • City Council's $95K Payment to Dejuan Yourse - The Rest of the Story
Scott D. Yost

It turns out there is more to Greensboro's $95,000 settlement with Dejuan Yourse than was previously released.
  • County Tax Department Should Get An A+
Scott D. Yost

When the Guilford County Tax Department got the property tax collection rate up over 99 percent in fiscal 2015-2016 - for the first time in 15 years - some county officials questioned if the department could realistically get that rate even higher in fiscal 2016-2017.
Ask Carolyn
  • Ask Carolyn...
Carolyn Woodruff

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

Keep those cards 
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

Why does Greensboro always seem to get dissed?  
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep

What follows has been transcribed from the answering machine on our comment line. We edit out what is required by the laws of the state, of good taste and of good sense. The limit on phone calls is one minute and each caller may make up to two calls per week. If you have something to say, call our comment line at 763-0479 and start talking at The Sound of the Beep.
Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Evan Hansen, Musical Groundhog
Orson Scott Card

It's an odd thing to say, but despite its role as the capital of American left-wing oppression - though Seattle, Portland and the whole state of California are vying for the title - New York City remains the cultural center of the United States.
Under The Hammer
  • Under The Hammer
John Hammer

Anyone blasting President Donald J. Trump for Anthony Scaramucci's short reign of terror as White House communications director must not have been following Trump very closely.  
Weekly Hammer
  • Downtown Needs Women ... and Men
John Hammer

Not long after former City Councilmember Zack Matheny took over as president of Downtown Greensboro Inc. (DGI) in the summer of 2015, I was in his office and he was showing me maps of the downtown.  
  • First Amendment Protects Speech, Not Monopolies
John Hammer

After reading the editorial in the News & Record on Wednesday, August 2, about House Bill 205 - to open public notice and legal advertising to the free market system, which was passed by the legislature and vetoed by Gov. Roy Cooper - I had to pull out my Constitution and read the First Amendment a couple of times to make sure I hadn't forgotten a passage. 
Yost Column
  • Yost Calls Out Most Evil Inventor of All
Scott D. Yost

County Editor Scott Yost is taking a well deserved break from column writing and will return next week.  In the meantime, here is a classic Yost Column from 2007.