Around Town — Nov. 20

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Nov. 20

Orchids to

Thomas, Matthew C, and John at Columbus Auto Group for their professionalism and doing a great job fixing my Jeep, from the lady with the old khaki jeep.

city leaf collection crew for going above and beyond while collecting the mounds of leaves on our street! from Old Field Lane neighbors.

teachers who handled the very difficult situation while administrators were away.

the Jan. 6 select committee for bringing all to justice for the insurrection including politicians who were involved in the planning.

those who voted for the infrastructure bill which benefits all Americans.

Jaquelyn at Dollar Tree for excellent customer service.

the American Legion Auxiliary Post #24 for the candy treats, from Clifty Creek Elementary.

Everett at Sam’s Club for all the help, so appreciative that we still have people who will help.

Bob Schloss and his young friend Keshaun who raked my front yard and it looks so much better! So thankful, from Marie.

the House passing the nearly $2 trillion Build Back Better bill, meeting the needs of the people.

the paper with the great editorial on animal abuse.

Debra Greene for taking me to the hospital for my procedure and being there for me, love Mom.

Onions to

a proposed massive spending bill that will establish debt from entitlement programs for generations to come.

those that possess, sell, or manufacture tools of death such as cars, alcohol and cigarettes.

those that consider guns a weapon of death rather than the person using it.

the political party for failing to act or outright block bills which will improve life, and help so many Americans.

the leader who is absent from meetings and not in the office leading up to a major event.

a dollar store that changed everything to $1.25.

taxpayers picking up the bill for president’s fence around his private home.

elected officials who display violent imagery of their own colleagues and people of color.

blaming others for their own ineptness.

Happy Birthday to

Joellen Criswell, from your family and Donna.

Sandy Benefield, from your family and Donna.

JoElla Small, from your family and Donna.

Kasondra Capes Laughlin, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Happy Belated Anniversary to

John and Kari Kerns, from Jim and Joyce Willis.