Vol. V No. 39 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, September 28, 2017

High Point Wanted Yes or No on Stadium, County Gave Strong Maybe

John Hammer

A Little About A Lot Of City Council Candidates

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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  • A Little About A Lot Of Candidates In One Of The More Atypical City Council Elections
John Hammer, Editor

In the City Council primary, early voting is underway and the primary is Tuesday, Oct. 10.  This has been a different kind of election from the get-go.
  • High Point Wanted Yes or No on Baseball Stadium Money, County Gave Strong Maybe
Scott D. Yost

The Guilford County Board of Commissioners did an impersonation of the Magic 8 Ball when, to the question of whether the county would help fund High Point's downtown baseball stadium project, the commissioners answered, "Reply Hazy - Try Again Later."
  • Sheriff, Dogs and Cats Seeing Signs of New Digs
Scott D.Yost

Guilford County just took a big step forward on two major and long-awaited projects - building a new county animal shelter and conducting a massive renovation of the old county jail in downtown Greensboro to create an office for the Guilford County Sheriff's Department. 
  • Former County Tax Director Remembered Fondly by Friends, Family and Coworkers
Scott D.Yost

Jenks Crayton, who served as Guilford County tax director for nearly a decade, and who passed away at 55 on Friday, Sept. 15, is being remembered fondly by family, friends and the Guilford County employees he worked with for so many years.
Ask Carolyn
  • Ask Carolyn...
Carolyn Woodruff

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

Freedom For all
News of the Weird
  • Husband Kidnaps Self for a Break

Bright Ideas
Real Estate
  • Reupholstering
Elaine Hammer

Upholstered furniture brings warmth and comfort to a room, and when an upholstered piece becomes worn, or out of style, reupholstering can give it a whole new life.  But is reupholstering the way to go?  And is it only a job for a professional or can the average person recover a piece of furniture themselves?
Rhino Shorts
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer, Editor

Today we are launching an all new and improved website.  For the past couple of years we have had an electronic page-turn edition, but not a functioning website. 
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
  • Izzard, Kingsman, Brad's Status, Assassin
Orson Scott Card

If only Trump would just shut up.
Under The Hammer
  • Under The Hammer
John Hammer, Editor

President Donald John Trump is missing his advisors that Chief of Staff John Kelly ran off.  He made a big political mistake in getting involved in the Republican Senate primary in Alabama where Roy Moore, who Trump opposed, won.  
Weekly Hammer
  • City Council Race Takes Sharp Left
John Hammer, Editor

I've spent the last couple of weeks immersed in city politics.  Usually I'm swimming in politics, but lately it's been hard to keep my head above water.
Yost Column
  • Yost Will See You At The Movies, Maybe
Scott D. Yost

Sliced bread was invented in 1928 when Otto Rohwedder, of Davenport, Iowa, introduced the first official bread-slicing machine to the world, and, with it, the best thing ever was born: the wonderful world-changing industry of prepackaged sliced bread.