Monthly Archives: February 2005

Opposition prognostication

Update:  There is much discussion in the comments below regarding where all of those people will park in and around ‘Bellemeade Village’.  The answer is in both underground and above ground parking decks (which will be situated in the rear of some structures).  The Amendment One financing will largely be utilized for this component of the plan. [...]

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From the ‘well, duh… from the mouths of babes’ department

Speaking to the Guilford County Board of Education last night, Southwest Middle School eighth grader Brian Kohn urged the Board to re-think the High Point “Choice Plan” according to the N&R (unposted). Brian held up the stack of forms and applications that he is required to fill out as a part of his decision of [...]

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Wiring schmiring

Seems Aycock Middle School principal William Price was running into some budgeting problems getting his circa 1922 school building wired to accommodate the new Science and Technology magnet, that will be in place on the campus next year.  The high cost of trying to string wire through don’t-make-’em-like-they-used-to plaster walls and impenetrable concrete threatened to break his [...]

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Got an unlisted phone number?

No you don’t.  Let Jay explain.

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The next round

Mr. Sun:  “Now, that’s citizen journalism.”

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The next round

Another Thursday another $9,523.00. Today we find out what Cytoxan has in store for us as my Jinni starts her first of three infusions of the drug.  They, like the others, will be spaced two weeks apart but this is the last leg of her pre-surgery chemotherapy.

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More happy meetings

Update: I had to pick up Jinni, then hurry over to a ‘stop the cannon’ meeting at City Hall (details to come).  My editor was apparently expecting my suggested 3:00p scoop on this wonderful development.  Sorry sports fans, but the N&R’s Nate DeGraff got me on this one. ***************** Wharton hints at some of the many [...]

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It’s your budget

(Or is it “its”?… anyway)  Councilman Phillips asks for some input on the city’s budget in a flat year… “If you don’t want a tax increase we’ve got to cut somewhere. Let me hear your ideas.” He provides links to all the materials you need to be a back seat council person.  Have at it. [...]

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Your News debut

Chief Warrant Officer Adam Williams is the first ‘contributing reader’ to the News & Record’s new place for citizen journalism dubbed Your News.  (via Lex, of course)

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Lesson learned

During an appointment with her oncologist last week, Jinni told the doctor of a change in the tumor in her breast.  She felt (and I helped) that the tumor was changing somehow, and as a matter of fact, we could detect more than one. The oncologist felt her up (ok JW, he examined her – [...]

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