Around Town for Nov. 9

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Orchids to

Steven Mohler, for mowing and mulching the leaves for Turning Point.

the staff at CRH Nephrology for their excellent care, what a great team!

the kind lady for helping a lost dog on the overpass Monday evening.

Exhibit Columbus staff for the wonderful sympsium presentations.

the return of the Festival of Lights parade in 2023.

Caio Lopez, the chorus, special singers and musicians at First United Methodist Church for the powerful presentation of Gabriel Faure’s “Requium.”

polititians who campaign on the issues and not on fear and division.

city recycling leaf pickup, you guys do a great job.

the UPS Store employee for handling the rude man very well.

Onions to

county officials thinking they can make comments during public meetings that won’t come back to haunt them.

county officials who are too conceited to adopt animal welfare change despite an overwhelming majority of their constituency supporting those changes.

county officials who are more worried about keeping their good-ol-boy friends content rather than doing what is right for their constituents.

those who want midnight of election day to freeze the vote count when all the ballots have yet to be tallied – every vote needs to be counted.

management that has no clue what a great team of employees they have.

people of faith voting against everything you have stood for.

the company saying it has a rebate and it is actually false advertising.

voters at the vote center complaining about the young student taking video for her class project causing her to have to leave.

the radio station preempting music programming with sporting events.

Happy Birthday to

Sondra Capes, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.