Around Town – Jan. 24

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Jan. 24

Orchids to

Lynley Roberts’ efforts, time and resources on the recognition of Coach Brown at the Madison game.

those who know that savory herbs, berry bushes, veggies and hay flourish when grown under raised industrial solar panels.

Arni’s Restaurant for all the years of great pizza and other dishes. You will be missed.

the fab owner of the Zen Wellness Company.

Duke Energy for maintaining our electricity delivery system, and for letting us know about the outage in advance.

Onions to

not realizing U-turns aren’t legal in all cases.

the owner of the recently closed restaurant who clearly didn’t look very hard for a new location.

the local coach who only sees what he wants to see and not how things really are.

the local program that intentionally creates a division among the players by consistent exclusion.

not realizing everyone deserves a living wage, especially those preparing and serving our food.

not understanding that with corporate profits at a 70-year high, corporate greed is the root of the current problems, especially inflation.

the community for wasting so much time and effort with symbolism and no real substance.

politicians who refer to themselves as conservative when in reality they are extremists who want to force all to adhere to their religious beliefs.

the coach who was swiping through a dating app during a game.

building construction blocking the sight line and over the sidewalk at the downtown intersection.

the potholes and advanced deterioration in the westbound lane of West Lowell Road just before the I-65 overpass.

Happy Birthday to

Cara Chitwood, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Marcea Folks, from your family co-workers and Donna.