Around Town – May 19

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May 19

Orchids to

Westhill Jay C Foods for the yummy fried chicken! from Four Seasons Retirement Center.

the Hauser teams and coaches for such successful seasons, we are proud of you, from Patsy and Don Harris.

Taylor Brother’s for the installation of the women’s suffrage plaque.

Clarity Pregnancy Services for providing formula for mothers and babies who need it.

painting the parking stalls at Mill Race Center senior center.

ABC Stewart first grade teachers Tommie Lane and Lori Lynn, it’s nice to know you are always there for our students.

the city police department for protecting us at Eighth and Cottage.

the girls at the bank in Hope for all their kindness and knowledge, much appreciated.

Onions to

those who don’t see the irony of being anti-choice and pro-gun.

having no clue that electric prices are about to go up and exceed gas prices, hurting everyone even more.

the filibuster for keeping the Senate from doing anything to help Americans.

the black car traveling north at high rate of speed, young male driver, recklessly passing several cars on Lowell Road.

local GOP voters who do not demand anything from our GOP leaders, resulting in a boycott of the recent town hall.

the longtime participant of the local radio option who has retroactively restricted the use of their certificate.

the inconsistent parking enforcement downtown.

using our national stockpile of oil to help politically which will now have to be replaced at three times the cost.

Happy Birthday to

Gracie Talkington on No. 11, from Mamaw and Papaw Simmons.

Bill Rose, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.