Vol. V No. 13 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, March 30, 2017

Scott D. Yost

Saying Yes To New Guidelines

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE


Scott D. Yost

Ray Trapp Steps Down as Guilford County Commissioner. Skip Alston Could Take His Place.

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  • Saying Yes To New Guidelines And Maybe To Questions
Scott D. Yost

The Say Yes Guilford Scholarship Board is meeting on Thursday, March 30 and, on Thursday afternoon, Say Yes is expected to answer some pressing questions regarding the program.  The most important of those is which students will be eligible for Say Yes scholarships going forward.  
  • HB2 - Berger, Moore and Cooper: Deal or No Deal
John Hammer

As the Rhino Times was going to press, it was announced that after a day of negotiations a deal had been reached between Gov. Roy Cooper and the legislature on an House Bill 2 repeal bill.
  • Special Employee Exemption for Press Erased by Wade's Bill
John Hammer

For generations, the North Carolina legislature and mainstream newspapers have had a cozy and unhealthy relationship.
  • Chamber: One Mississippi, Two Mississippi, Three Mississippi
Scott D. Yost

Guilford County is having trouble attracting NCAA Tournament games, Springsteen concerts and marquee automakers - but one thing this area is having no trouble getting whatsoever is hot-shot economic development officials from Mississippi. 
  • Giant Tax Liens Finally Cost Lankford County Contract
Scott D. Yost

Guilford County government is getting beefed-up guard service and a new security provider.  
  • Ray Trapp Steps Down as Guilford County Commissioner. Skip Alston Could Take His Place.
Scott D. Yost

District 8 Guilford County Commissioner Ray Trapp is stepping down from the Guilford County Board of Commissioners and former Chairman of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners Skip Alston may step in to fill Trapp's seat on the board. 
Ask Carolyn
  • Ask Carolyn...
Carolyn Woodruff

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Letters To The Editor
  • Letters to the Editor

Big & Tall Complaint
News of the Weird
  • Hi! My Name Is Not Keyonna

Least Competent Criminals
Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors (CBTR) held its awards ceremony Thursday, March 23 at the Deep River Event Center in Greensboro with a Mardi Gras-themed celebration of its agents and their success.
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

One of the biggest fables foisted on the people of Greensboro is the Downtown Greenway, which has now been in development for over 15 years and so far less than a mile of the four-mile Greenway is open.
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep

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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Signo Pens, Storytelling Animal
Orson Scott Card

For years I've been so happy with Uni-Ball pens that I buy them by the box.  But I'm also an office-supply fanatic, which is why I get the OfficeSupplyGeek.com weekly newsletter.  Needless to say, Brian Greene, the reviewer there, does not have my fanatical loyalty to Uni-Ball.  Instead, he reports on all the brands.
Under The Hammer
  • Under the Hammer
John Hammer

The Republican Party failed miserably at repealing Obamacare, something the Republicans have been saying they would do since it passed without a single Republican vote in 2010.  
Weekly Hammer
  • Council Overreacts to Email
John Hammer

If you want to know how dysfunctional the Greensboro City Council is, all you have to do is look at how the it handled the recent vote to approve a resolution to spend $2 million to build two new soccer fields at the Bryan Park soccer complex.
  • No HB2 Blackmail
John Hammer

I don't like to see my state blackmailed and I don't like ultimatums much either, so I hope that the state legislature doesn't cave in to the obvious blackmail attempt by the NCAA and the ACC.
Yost Column
  • Yost Has Had Trump's Twitter Account For Months
Scott D. Yost

Led by the same organization that created the Women's March on Washington, this time the group is urging women to refrain from any kind of labor or spending to show the value of women on March 8, 2017.