Vol. V No. 11 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, March 16, 2017

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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Articles
  • The Little Engine That Couldn't Might Could For $62,000
Scott D. Yost

The sad Little Kiddie Train that Couldn't that's been stuck in a storage shed at Guilford County's Northeast Park for over a year - and for almost all of its existence - may come chugging back to life if the Guilford County Board of Commissioners approves $62,000 in funds to fix the train at the Thursday, March 16 commissioners meeting.
  • No Means No, But Sometimes So Does 'Say Yes'
Scott D. Yost

The huge financial fail of Say Yes Guilford - a program established to help Guilford County families pay college tuition for high school graduates - has sent a giant shockwave through the community and left confusion, questions, finger-pointing, potential lawsuits and hostility in its wake.
  • Tanger Center To Move Dirt in April
John Hammer

Wednesday, March 15 it was announced that the groundbreaking for the Steven B. Tanger Center for the Performing Arts would be Wednesday, April 26.
  • County Grooming Workforce For Attractive Suitors
Scott D. Yost

In Kevin Costner's Field of Dreams, the theme was, "If you build it, they will come" - but now, Guilford County's key economic development strategy mantra is, "If you train a workforce, they will come."
Ask Carolyn
  • Ask Carolyn...
Carolyn Woodruff

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


willful ignorance
News of the Weird
  • Fella In Lace Finds It Itchy


Leading Economic Indicators
Real Estate
  • Luxury Bathrooms
Sandy Groover

One of the most sought after features in new homes today is a luxurious master bathroom with a spa-like atmosphere, where relaxation and elegance play a major role.
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

Here is one that is just unbelievable to me.  A bill has passed the state Senate to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot to limit the state income tax rate to 5.5 percent.  Only two of the 16 Democratic senators voted for it.  
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep


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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Images, Cards, Steve Jobs, Jersey Girl
Orson Scott Card

For those who, like me, are stuck with Windows 10, it's plain that this time, Microsoft actually tried to deliver a stable operating system.  But, as usual, they have proven themselves completely unconcerned with the experience of the user.  Our duty is to salute, thank Bill Gates and keep our complaints to ourselves, because Windows is what it is, so live with it.
Under The Hammer
  • Under the Hammer
John Hammer

The proposed healthcare plan now working its way through Congress looks like a good start toward the repeal of Obamacare.  
Weekly Hammer
  • 25,000 Barrels of Beer on the Wall
John Hammer

The Rhino Times welcomes the News & Record into the club of those in support of allowing breweries some of the freedom that most other businesses have.  
  • State of Gov. Cooper's State
John Hammer

Gov. Roy Cooper gave his State of the State address on Monday, March 13 in the legislative building in Raleigh.  He smiled a lot, but it's hard to believe he was enjoying himself.  
Yost Column
  • You Should Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
Scott D. Yost

Seventy-six trombones led the big parade