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There are 75 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from Feb 16, 2008, titled Darcel Grimes is a role model in her own right | OPINION | Ashe.... In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

One evening recently, watching the WLOS Evening News, Darcel Grimes reported how students at a local school got to meet a role model during Black History Month.

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“8 year nightmare is over”

Since: Apr 07

Denver, NC

#25 Feb 16, 2008
NC Bigmouth wrote:
You folks don't think Darcel is professional? I would love to hear you critics get in front of a hot lights, read, then pronounce words correctly.
And would the words be correct to me?
Git off her butt. Check out some of the other stations' anchors and see what you get.
I know this lady, her husband and family. She is Numero Uno in my book, on and off camera.
Just because you are uneducated and inarticulate doesn't mean every is uneducated and inarticulate.

Role models to show their lack of intelligence in the media, Darcel and George Bush
Ghost Rider

Great Falls, MT

#26 Feb 16, 2008
Darcel a role model is laughable.
Question all authority

United States

#28 Feb 16, 2008
Sensible wrote:
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You ever looked into the penalties for slander hillbilly yokel?
Slander is the untrue spoken word, libel is the untrue written word. Truth is an absolute defense. If you think you can debate me and win I would suggest you get a Black's Legal Dictionary prior to beginning. Moron.
Granny

Huntersville, NC

#29 Feb 16, 2008
"If our merit in society was determined by looks, most of us would be in trouble", says Carefulthoughtnc. I believe that is what we all go by when watching TV or a movie. I know everyone wants to look as good as possible. I'm just saying that nylon wig or whatever it is should go, because I think she would look better. Men just don't understand these things, but a wig or a costume should be suitable to the wearer. Perhaps she doesn't have any hair, but that's an awfully long time to be bald, even with chemo. My hair grows back a little after it's zapped. At least, she doesn't have it bleached or dyed. And, Mr. CTNC, nobody's natural hair can look like that all the time, but what do I know? Peace.
Question all authority

United States

#31 Feb 16, 2008
Sensible wrote:
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Debate you for what? This whole thread is nothing but a bunch of idiots picking on somebody who has no clue what the fools are up to. all you stupid kids knock it to hell off and go play in the yard, get some Vitamin D, good for the brain and y'all need it,'cept granny, she's cool. lol
I will not respond to you again because it is evident that as my Dad always said you can't debate or argue with someone who has less sense than you have. Good luck to you and your cousin I mean spouse.
us vet

Lincolnton, NC

#32 Feb 16, 2008
Asheville trash still ,oissing Bob caldwell
caerleon

United States

#33 Feb 16, 2008
Mrs Grimes must have something to hide. She shows up at Ingles on Merrimon in disguise. As if she was some great celebrity. Her idea of knews is what some local non profit is doing to justify the grants they get.

There are two professors at UNCA who have more class in their little fingers than Darcel ever had.(and more integrity as well)

“We gotta stick together!”

Since: Sep 07

Ashevegas

#34 Feb 16, 2008
Granny: I'm sorry, but if she's proud of her race, the wig has got to go. I know this has nothing to do with her abilities, but I don't like to see her ashamed of her race."

This is the comment that I would like for you to address. I cannot find an iota of logic in it.
bubba

Asheville, NC

#35 Feb 16, 2008
darcel is the biggest joke in the news area. she would never make it in a real tv station. the only reason she makes it here is the liberals have such a hold on ashville that she would bring up the race card and scare the station into keeping her
TV Watcher

Arden, NC

#36 Feb 16, 2008
Granted it was a long time ago, but I had a buddy that had moved here from Mississippi and could not believe when he cut the TV on to see Darcell Grimes.
As I recall, my buddy thought she was run out of a Mississippi TV station for something.
Perhaps someone knows something about this even though it was a long time ago.

Since: Jan 08

Marion, NC

#37 Feb 16, 2008
Sensible, before spouting off about slander, you need to do some research. First off, nothing on here could be considered LIBELOUS. Secondly, and most importantly, Ms. Grimes is what the Supreme Court has determined to be a "public figure," and as such, the threshold for slander or libel is extremely higher for her than for someone in the general public (for clarification, go dig up Jerry Falwell to explain it to you).

“We gotta stick together!”

Since: Sep 07

Ashevegas

#38 Feb 16, 2008
bubba wrote:
darcel is the biggest joke in the news area. she would never make it in a real tv station. the only reason she makes it here is the liberals have such a hold on ashville that she would bring up the race card and scare the station into keeping her
What about Stan Pamfilis (sp?) What group is responsible for keeping him on tv? Did all the fist-pounding Greeks storm city hall and demand his eternal presence? He talks like he has an impediment, and let's not get started on the looks. Anyone remember the 70-s combover that lasted until the final forhead hair bit the dust? As long as we're making fun of Darcel's hair/wig here, let's not forget some of the others who have hair-don'ts.

And how about that very vampire-esque weatherman?(Mike Cuervo?)I don't know his name, but he sure has a lot of teeth.

I don't watch the local news (or TV, period). Mainly because they're ALL a bunch of yocals. I don't think you can single Darcel out as being exceptionally bad in comparison with any of the rest of them.

Dragging out all the ugly, unneccesary race comments is YOU playing the race card.

“We gotta stick together!”

Since: Sep 07

Ashevegas

#39 Feb 16, 2008
caerleon wrote:
Mrs Grimes must have something to hide. She shows up at Ingles on Merrimon in disguise. As if she was some great celebrity. Her idea of knews is what some local non profit is doing to justify the grants they get.
There are two professors at UNCA who have more class in their little fingers than Darcel ever had.(and more integrity as well)
From the comments on display here, I'd be in disguise too if I were her. In fact, I'd have bodyguards.

Transplanted

“Be No Tarheelborn”

Since: Feb 07

Albermarle

#40 Feb 16, 2008
I just want to know WHO hired that new weather girl on LOS?

I have stopped watching LOS at news time because she is just too panful to watch...

Darcel is 100 times the role model that the Mayor is.
northern bubba

Asheville, NC

#41 Feb 17, 2008
darcel needs to be back in the kitchen

“Nothing could be finer...”

Since: Jan 08

Asheville, NC

#42 Feb 17, 2008
carefulthoughtnc wrote:
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I don't watch the local news (or TV, period). Mainly because they're ALL a bunch of yocals. I don't think you can single Darcel out as being exceptionally bad in comparison with any of the rest of them.
I have to force myself to watch WLOS's news broadcasts...sometimes I'll make it through the first five minutes; most times I reach my limit before that.

There have been outstanding anchors/weather forecasters at WLOS in the past.(Mike Bettes, who now works for The Weather Channel, is an example.) However, just when our minds finally relax into almost enjoying their work, they disappear. Seems like there was a group fired a few years ago--Suzanne Hudson included--and the rumor at that point was the group in general had crossed Darcel. Anyone know if that's true?

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#43 Feb 17, 2008
Transplanted wrote:
I just want to know WHO hired that new weather girl on LOS?
I have stopped watching LOS at news time because she is just too panful to watch...
Darcel is 100 times the role model that the Mayor is.
I will have to agree with that 1105. Terry is in it fir her own advancement, nothing more or less.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#44 Feb 17, 2008
Whoops, 110%
Granny

Huntersville, NC

#45 Feb 17, 2008
Okay, Mr. Careful: Do you know about AFROS? I know a lot of black people who take great pride in their hair, with braids, ironing, etc. Their hair is a lot harder to manage than whites. They oil it, iron it, and if they wear a wig, it will be hard to tell. Sondra Gantt of Charlotte news has a gorgeous wig, or maybe it's her own hair-who knows? It is suitable for her color, and also the "Loot" on Law & Order, Merkerson, has beautiful wigs which suit her color as well.These women are proud of their race and themselves, as you can tell from the hair they have, be it natural or wigs. Merkerson also does a TV commercial wearing her own beautiful do. I mean no disrespect to anyone, so maybe I just said it wrong.

Transplanted

“Be No Tarheelborn”

Since: Feb 07

Albermarle

#46 Feb 17, 2008
wOOt wrote:
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I have to force myself to watch WLOS's news broadcasts...sometimes I'll make it through the first five minutes; most times I reach my limit before that.
There have been outstanding anchors/weather forecasters at WLOS in the past.(Mike Bettes, who now works for The Weather Channel, is an example.) However, just when our minds finally relax into almost enjoying their work, they disappear. Seems like there was a group fired a few years ago--Suzanne Hudson included--and the rumor at that point was the group in general had crossed Darcel. Anyone know if that's true?
That was the rumor I heard too ...

Don't know if its true or not

Maybe Darcel will stop by and set the record straight lol

Don Yelton should have her on his show and take her to task LMAO

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