Reading Between The Lines
“What. Go ahead and shoot me.” — James Paschal Jr., reportedly said to Greensboro police Cpl. Christopher Schultheis before Schultheis shot him nine times. Paschal’s father, James Sr., was also killed by Greensboro police. See the story on page 24.
Dozens, if not hundreds, of mental-health patients will be turned away from adult-care homes in the Triad in order to preserve the facilities’ Medicaid status. See the story on page 10.
Stevie Nicks and Rod Stewart are coming to town. See the preview on page 36.
Just 2.4 percent of Guilford County voters and 1.9 percent of Forsyth County voters turned out for last week’s runoff election, among the lowest in the state. See the story and the results on page 13.
The Batman Massacre should not have happened. See Jim Longworth’s column and the editorial starting on page 16.
The edge this week goes to High Point, for refusing to allow a business to pit the Triad cities against each other in the corporateincentives game. High Point Economic Development Corp. President Loren Hill wrote to local media last week stating that High Point would not participate in a “bidding war” to land a CFS II call center. “It is not in the company’s interest, and it is not in the Piedmont Triad’s interest, and it is not in High Point’s interest — nor our practice — to participate in such a public bidding war,” she wrote. Read the story in Scuttlebutt on page 11.
“Athletes” play toilet-seat horseshoes in the “Two Guys Named Chris” Bubbalympics at Wet ‘N’ Wild Emerald Point in Greensboro this weekend.