Vol. V No. 10 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, March 9, 2017

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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Articles
  • Say Yes May Have To Say No
Scott D. Yost

Say Yes to Education Guilford may soon have to start saying "no" to some students who were expecting to qualify for funding for the program that helps pay college tuition costs for students graduating from Guilford County Schools.
  • County Says Some Animal Shelter News Is Fake News
Scott D. Yost

Guilford County officials and animal rights advocates are in a dogfight.  
  • Council Violates Own Policy, Pokes Legislature In The Eye
John Hammer

Thank goodness.  With more discussion and debate than this City Council has devoted to the budget in the past three years combined (or the recent bond referendum), the City Council finally - on Tuesday, March 7 in the Council Chambers - passed the "2017 Legislative Agenda."
  • What Did Councilmembers Do To Deserve Zoning 101?
John Hammer

The Greensboro City Council has a lot on its plate right now - the budget, bonds, taxes, police lawsuits and elections to name a few, but instead of discussing anything of import, the council spent its monthly work session on Tuesday, March 7 getting a pre-primer lesson on zoning. 
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters To The Editor


Word Play
News of the Weird
  • These Yellow Lights Mean Speed Up


Suspicions Confirmed
Real Estate
  • FURNITURE REFINISHING
Sandy Groover

Instead of throwing out that old piece of furniture, have you thought about refinishing it?  Maybe you've inherited your grandmother's antique sewing table; it means a lot to you, but is it really worth refinishing?  Did your teenager spill nail polish remover on your dining room table?  How do you fix that?
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer

The Rhino Times Dailylight Saving Time Schmoozefest is Thursday, March 23 at Fresh. Local. Good. at 433 Spring Garden St.  This is in the Morehead Foundry, the first multiplex dining facility in Greensboro.
Street Level
  • Tales of "Love" Gone Wrong


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
  • New Yorker, Austen, Fig & Fish
Orson Scott Card

I still read  The New Yorker, and not just for the cartoons.
Under The Hammer
  • Under the Hammer
John Hammer

President Donald John Trump says that his phones were tapped during the presidential campaign by the federal government.   
Weekly Hammer
  • Jordan Lake Rules Resolution Behind the Curtain
John Hammer

Tuesday, March 7, the Greensboro City Council passed a resolution reaffirming the city's longstanding opposition to the Jordan Lake Rules.  But It was a long, tortuous path to arrive at that version of the resolution.  
Yost Column
  • Ground Control to Major Yost
Scott D. Yost

We're certainly not nervous.  We've done this a few times and we prepare a lot.