Vol. V No. 12 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, March 23, 2017

Aiming to Doff Beer Cap

Scott D. Yost

Say Yes Silence Has People Talking

John Hammer

Newspapers May Duke It Out With Teachers

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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  • Say Yes Silence Has People Talking
Scott D. Yost

The financial shortfall that has caused a major setback for the Say Yes Guilford scholarship program is raising a slew of questions regarding the group's financial models, transparency, decision-making structure and the viability of applying its core philosophy in Guilford County.
  • Newspapers May Duke It Out With Teachers Over Funds
John Hammer

Companion bills filed in the state Senate and House on Tuesday, March 21, concerning public notices and legal advertising are not going to please mainstream newspapers.
  • City Council's Punt Could Cost Greensboro $60 Million
John Hammer

It was another raucous night in the Greensboro City Council chambers at the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21, with people in the audience allowed to stand and shout at the City Council about the Police Department.
  • County Manager's Water Wishes
Scott D. Yost

Everyone knows you get three wishes when you rub a lamp with a genie inside, but right now Guilford County Manager Marty Lawing is trying to get three wishes granted by President Pro Tem of the state Senate Phil Berger. 
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters to the Editor

Budget Test
News of the Weird
  • Pinot Meow by the Saucer

News of the Pretentious
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

The First Rhino Times Schmoozefest of Spring is Thursday, March 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fresh. Local. Good. at 433 Spring Garden St.  It will be in the Morehead Foundry, the first multiplex dining facility in Greensboro.  Beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served gratis to those who sign in and wear a name tag. 
Street Level
  • Policing Can Be a Bloody Business

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

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
  • Cold, Table 19, Lady Hardcastle
Orson Scott Card

I spent two weeks fighting the same vicious cold that has afflicted so many people this winter.  Despite a brief fever, it never rose to the level of influenza, and while any lung ailment I get always wants to turn into bacterial pneumonia, the doctor at the walk-in clinic told me that we were definitely not at that level yet.
Under The Hammer
  • Under the Hammer
John Hammer

President Donald John Trump may be able to do it - certainly no one else could - and he'll have to fight Congress tooth and nail to get it done, but at least it's within the realm of possibility.
Weekly Hammer
  • Aiming to Doff Beer Cap
John Hammer

I knew Bill Sherrill was expanding his Red Oak Brewery along I-85/I-40 in Whitsett, but since Sherrill always seems to building something I didn't pay too much attention to it, until I went out there this week and walked around the property. 
Yost Column
  • Yost Wants To Check Out Of Checking Out
Scott D. Yost

People, do not be fooled.  This is not progress.