Vol. V No. 38 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, September 21, 2017

Animal Shelter Lets Personal Vendetta Overrule Good Sense, Rejects Donation

John Hammer

Just Because You Have a Deed Doesn?t Mean You Own the Land

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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  • County Animal Shelter Lets Personal Vendetta Overrule Good Sense, Rejects Baptists' Donation
Scott D. Yost

You might think that, if one of the largest and oldest churches in High Point had collected a great deal of pet food, animal toys, electric fans and other needed items for the Guilford County Animal Shelter, the shelter would take those items.
  • Pleasant Garden Quarry Gets Favorable But Confusing Vote, Now It's Up To Commissioners
Scott D. Yost

The hundreds of opponents of a proposed move to allow blasting at a rock quarry near Pleasant Garden stood and applauded gleefully on Wednesday, Sept. 13 in the packed Old Guilford County Court House after there was confusion over the ruling of the Guilford County Planning Board that actually moved the project forward with a "favorable" recommendation.  
  • City Council Says: Just Because You Have a Deed, Doesn't Mean You Own the Land
John Hammer, Editor

The best part of the Greensboro City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19, came at the end.
  • Even Behind Closed Doors, Attorneys Can't Explain The City's Case Against David Wray
John Hammer, Editor

Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Greensboro City Council met in closed session to discuss the lawsuit former Police Chief David Wray filed against the city for legal fees he incurred in defending himself in other lawsuits.
  • High Point Pitching Hard on Baseball Issue But County Says They're All Curveballs
Scott D. Yost

Guilford County's most watched soap opera, drama, comedy and tragedy all rolled up into one is coming up on its season finale and people on both sides of the issue are waiting with bated breath to see how it turns out.
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters To The Editor

Subsidizing Disappointment
News of the Weird
  • The Curse of the Pebble

Criminal's Remorse
Real Estate
  • GBA Turns 60
Sandy Groover

Constructing on a foundation of integrity and service benefits the builder, and those the builder serve.  At least that's been the experience of the Greensboro Builders Association (GBA), which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.  
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer, Editor

The first Schmoozefest of fall is Thursday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 8 at Lee's Sports Bar at 2618 Lawndale Dr. in the shopping center across from Target.  Free beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be available while supplies last for those who sign in and wear a name tag.
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
  • Home Again, Do Your Laundry, Yesterday
Orson Scott Card

Home Again was one of two movies my wife and I chose between last Friday.  The other was American Assassin.  (When choosing a movie to go to, horror movies like It aren't even in the running.  Why should I pay Hollywood for scaring me, when I can just stay home and watch the news?)
Under The Hammer
  • Under The Hammer
John Hammer, Editor

President Donald John Trump went to the United Nations and did what you are not supposed to do - he told the truth and he told it in plain, unvarnished language.
Yost Column
  • Yost Matches Wits with Small-Minded Creature
Scott D. Yost

The other Sunday night, I was working hard to get some stories in so I could get to a bunch of other very pressing matters and my phone rang.  It was my mother calling from Chapel Hill.  When I picked up, I knew right away that she was petrified.