Vol. V No. 8 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, February 23, 2017

Commissioners

Head to DC

Convention

John Hammer

Bipartisan Bathroom Bill Filed in State House

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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Articles
  • Bipartisan Bathroom Bill Repeal Filed in State House
John Hammer

Wednesday, Feb. 22, House Bill 186 (HB186) was filed in the North Carolina legislature.  It repeals House Bill 2 (HB2), "the bathroom bill."  
  • Best Animal Shelter Location Was On Wendover All Along
Scott D. Yost

Thomas Wolfe might not believe you can go home again but the Guilford County commissioners think you can build an animal shelter again in the same place you built it before.  
  • Monkey Wrench Lobbed at City Legislative Agenda
John Hammer

Without some backstory, the Tuesday, Feb. 21 Greensboro City Council meeting doesn't make much sense.  In the past it has seemed that the City Council has gone out of its way to antagonize the North Carolina state legislature, but this year was supposed to be different.
  • Jordan Lake Rules Resolution SNAFU
John Hammer

Without some backstory, the Tuesday, Feb. 21 Greensboro City Council meeting doesn't make much sense.  In the past it has seemed that the City Council has gone out of its way to antagonize the North Carolina state legislature, but this year was supposed to be different.
  • Phoenix Academy Announces Slowdown In Expansion
John Hammer

The Phoenix Academy, a charter school in High Point, made an announcement that didn't appear to be all that controversial last week, but it was portrayed as such.
  • Two-Thirds of Commissioners Head to DC for Convention
Scott D. Yost

When most people think of planes, trains and automobiles, they think of the 1980's John Hughes' comedy by that name.  
  • School Facility Study May Be Omen of Bond Request
Scott D. Yost

Everyone complains about the weather but no one does anything about it - mostly because there's not really anything one can do about it.  
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters to the Editor


Refreshing president
News of the Weird
  • The Man with the Golden Mop


Pick of the Week
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

The warm up for Mardi Gras Rhino Times Schmoozefest will be held at  1618 Midtown at 1724 Battleground Ave. in Irving Park Plaza on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m.  As always beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served gratis to those who sign in and wear a name tag.
Street Level
  • Special Response Team and a Lot of Shooting


With all the controversy about what police officers should and should not be doing, we thought it would be a good time to bring you some real cop stories.  
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep


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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Parasites, Coban, Crashing, Fracture
Orson Scott Card

From the beginning of the whole foofaraw about immigration from Latin America - both legal and illegal - one thing has been obvious to anyone who understands economics.  We would not have illegal immigrants if our economy didn't need them.
Under The Hammer
  • Under the Hammer
John Hammer

What a difference an election makes.  
Yost Column
  • The Groundhog Has No Clothes
Scott D. Yost

Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said on Monday, with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July.