Monthly Archives: June 2004

Kay Bryan Edwards

I just added Greensboro is Talking to my blogroll – nothing will get my attention like telling everyone I am right (really it was Roch Smith’s idea – I’m just the messenger). It is time for Roch to get a weblog, too.

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Kay Bryan Edwards

Greensboro has lost one of its most highly regarded citizens.  Kay Bryan Edwards suffered a stroke Wednesday evening and succumbed to its effects last night in Beaufort, NC.  She will be sorely missed in this community. Arrangements are being finalized.

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Clarification

Update 9:01 am: The amendment is going to be reconsidered after all. ******************* I sent a message to all members of City Council (cool and easy communication method) regarding the amendment to the ordinance I described a couple of days ago having to do with the extension til 1:00a of noise restrictions downtown on certain days [...]

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TREBUCHET ! ! !

N&R – People & Places – 8/8/01 – “Motorists slow down and gawk when they approach the Hoggard home on Cypress Street, near downtown Greensboro. It’s not the house that attracts stares. It’s what’s sitting in the Hoggard yard that causes the gawking…. An 8-foot catapult, 14th-century vintage, dominates the yard.” Three years ago this [...]

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Ouch indeed!

I went to lunch and was scanning Go Triad.  One of their columnist, Jenn Broome, has a weblog covering mostly Greensboro nightlife and other related goings on.  She doesn’t post often, but I added to my blogroll to keep an eye out.

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Ouch indeed!

Some “overzealous aesthetician” has hurt frograbbit(‘s)monkey.

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Big Brother

Update: In the comments below, “x” reminded me that red light cameras may be in trouble in N.C.  A couple of days ago the N&R reported (read it while you can) on a case that is winding through the system involving where the money from these citations are supposed to go.  As it stands now, [...]

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Cone Interview at WUNC

I’m at home waiting by the phone to take care of all of the last minute things that have to occur for a real estate closing.  I’ve got calls into several banks andf attorneys getting everything straight so I can rid myself of one of our rental houses. I just turned on The State of [...]

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The answer to a Greensboro delimma

Speaking of baseball… the model upon which Action Greensboro and Downtown Greensboro Renaiisance, LLC based the future ownership of Greensboro’s new stadium was first accomplished in Memphis, TN. In Memphis, a non-profit organization was formed to own both the local minor league team and the stadium in which they play.  In Greensboro, Jim Melvin with the [...]

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Trust me

When Fisher Park and Westerwood residents asked the City Council to assure them that noise emanating from the proposed new baseball stadium was going to be mitigated, the residents were told not to worry – that they would take care of it.  The Council made good on their word. An email from Ann of Fisher [...]

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