Monthly Archives: February 2005

More noises

I get a couple of these every month… damn insidious. Dear South Trust User, During our regular update and verification of the accounts, we could not verify your current information. Either your information has changed or it is incomplete. As a result, your access to online banking has been restricted. To start using your account, [...]

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More noises

As stated in my post yesterday: under a current provision in the draft version of Greensboro’s new noise ordinance, any event noises can be exempted from noise level and event duration restraints if they are:  Noises made by persons having obtained a permit to use the City streets or property or in conjunction with a City [...]

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A first, because who else has the time or wit?

Tune in your sundial tonight at 8:30p EST.  Live from Greensboro, Mr. Sun Livemocks the Oscars.

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Cannons and other noises

This past Thursday, I arrived late to what was supposed to be the final meeting of the group of citizens who were assembled to help draft Greensboro’s new noise ordinance.  (2/10/05 draft here).  After all I had going on that day, I was quite pleased with myself when I waltzed into the meeting at 4:35 [...]

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C’mon John

In his Sunday column, N&R editorial chief (and soon-to-be award-winning columnist) Allen Johnson amplifies my recent appeal to Rhino publisher John Hammer to get behind the Jones brothers’ and help make Bellemeade Village a reality.  Because the project will likely require Amendment One enabled financing, I surmised that John could come out against that element [...]

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Weekly Roundup

There are folks who have expressed an interest in commenting on the Aycock Neighborhood;s Strategic Plan.  I am confident the neighborhood’s Board of Directors, as well as the public at large, would like to hear such comments, but the neighborhood’s website is informational only and provides no mechanism for such input.   So… I invite comments and/or [...]

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Weekly Roundup

Greensboro101.com has posted its roundup of many of the news and feature items found within the local blogosphere over the past week. Kudos to 101′s editorial board.  Once again they highlight the fact that this whole blogging thing here in Greensboro is really quite amazing.

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Fill in the blank

I just went in to give a second reading to Mark Binker’s transcript of County Commissioner Alston’s comments from last night. In the second segment of the transcript, right after Alston characterized N&R reporter Matt Williams as being a racist, Binker transcribed what could be a very telling statement by the president of North Carolina’s NAACP. “See [...]

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Mayor Perkins?

Allen Johnson has some well-deserved accolades for City Councilman Robbie Perkins. And a political prediction.

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Another last word on Skip Alston’s charges

Update 4:30p: Cone implores, “Skip. Stop. Please.” ************** It is now reported that Commissioner Skip Alston “stands by his remarks” about racism among Greensboro’s city staff.  (He also renews his charges of racism on the part of the editors and reporters of the N&R, but please, one thing at a time.  And besides, JR is [...]

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