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The Rhinoceros Times ® Vol. XXIII No. 12 © Copyright 2013 The Rhinoceros Times Manager Pick Causes Carping by Scott D. Yost county editor The Guilford County Board of Commissioners is set to name Brunswick County Manager Marty Lawing as Guilford County’s new manager this week, and that decision by the board’s five Republican commissioners is Greensboro, North Carolina Thursday, March 21, 2013 causing some grumbling among the four Democrats, who favored another candidate over Lawing. Several Democrats on the board are complaining that the Republicans changed the scoring method for the candidates at the (Continued on page 36) Nontrepreneurs Get Cushy Deal by Alex JakubseN Staff Writer The Greensboro City Council voted to extend the loan payment start date for the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship by a year at its Tuesday, March 19 meeting in the council chambers, despite the fact that business incubator has begun renting to an established company. In May 2011, the Nussbaum Center received a $1.2 million loan from the city to move from the Revolution Mill complex to the former corporate office (Continued on page 28) School Board Races Need Life by john hammer editor The bill introduced by State Sen. Trudy Wade to change the way the Guilford County Board of Education is elected attracted immediate opposition, which should surprise no one. Those who think changing the way school board members in Guilford County are elected is a terrible idea might want to take a (Continued on page 38) Photo courtesy of Joseph Daniels, Carolina Peacemaker The fans at the Greensboro Coliseum were treated to a great game in the finals of the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday, with Miami winning its first tournament by beating perennial powerhouse Carolina 87 to 77. More photos page 6 Rhino Rumors From staff and wire reports Photo by Sandy Groover The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was one of the key battles of the Revolutionary War leading to the defeat of the British at Yorktown, and this is a scene from the reenactment of that battle on Sunday in Greensboro Country Park. More photos page 32 We’d like to congratulate Marty Kotis of Kotis Properties on his appointment to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. It is an honor as well as a responsibility to be a member of the board that runs the finest state university (Continued on page 4) Inside this issue High Point News............ 8 Sound of the Beep....... 10 Entertainment Guide.....11 Puzzles............ 28, 30, 31 Uncle Orson Reviews... 14 Yost Column................ 15 Scott’s Night Out.......... 16 Rhino Real Estate........ 17 Letters to the Editor..... 27 Editorial Cartoon.......... 38 under the hammer....... 39

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