Vol. V No. 36 Greensboro, North Carolina www.rhinotimes.com Thursday, September 7, 2017

High Point, Guilford Stadium Skirmish Continues

plus Under The Hammer, Uncle Orson Reviews Everything AND MORE

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  • Big Money Raised in City Council Races
John Hammer, Editor

Follow the money is always good advice in politics.  
  • High Point Holds Star-Spangled Baseball Stadium Rally
Scott D. Yost

There's pulling out all the stops and then there's pulling out all the stops.
  • Guilford and High Point Take Swings At One Another Over Funding Baseball Stadium
Scott D. Yost

High Point officials call Guilford County's coming decision whether or not to participate in a new downtown baseball stadium project a "no brainer," but, in the days leading up to the Board of Commissioners Thursday, Sept. 7 meeting, the commissioners have been wrangling over whether they should evean hold a public hearing on the matter.
  • State of Community Better Than People Think
Scott D. Yost

Clearly the Greensboro community has some image problems right now - and, for once, the 2017 State of Our Community Luncheon acknowledged those issues, and the presenters and audience members alike were able to laugh about the city's somewhat blah reputation.
  • Deeds Office Has Your Passport To Fast Service
Scott D. Yost

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, the Guilford County Register of Deeds office opened the only no-appointment "walk-in" passport application office in the county, which means citizens can show up unannounced and get instant passport service.
Letters To The Editor
  • Letters To The Editor

Still time to donate
News of the Weird
  • If They Come, You Must Build It

New World Order
Real Estate
Sandy Groover

All the world's a stage, and that includes your home - especially when it's time to sell.  And staging might just be the key to helping a house sell more quickly.
Rhino Shorts
  • National Folk Festival Starts Friday
John Hammer, Editor

The third and final National Folk Festival in Greensboro kicks off on Friday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. with the Treme Brass Band on the Wrangler Stage on North Elm Street in front of the Wrangler headquarters.
  • Rhino Shorts
John Hammer, Editor

The folks who live near the Shops at Friendly who managed to stop a Trader Joe's from locating on the corner of Hobbs Road and Friendly Avenue might be interested in a report from Business Insider released last month.
The Sound Of The Beep
  • The Sound of the Beep

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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything
  • Exploding Yogurt, Two Games, Thorns
Orson Scott Card

The biggest problem with trivia games - even the well-written ones, like Trivial Pursuit - is assembling a group of people to play together.
Under The Hammer
  • Under The Hammer
John Hammer, Editor

President Donald J. Trump is learning the ways of Washington.  
Weekly Hammer
  • Why Labor Day Doesn't Get a Parade
John Hammer, Editor

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer.  The official end of summer is Sept. 22.
Yost Column
  • City Needs to Put the 'Sas' Back in Sasquatch
Scott D. Yost

I saw in the news that downtown Marion, North Carolina, is having a Bigfoot Festival in 2018 and I can promise you that, by doing so, they are going to draw in people from all over the place.  It's really going to be something.