Around Town – Dec. 7

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Dec. 7

Orchids to

Derrex in the pharmacy at Walmart for his wonderful help with the copy of my prescription.

Smith Sonics office staff and volunteers for having your annual Elf Shop. We know it’s a lot of work but our children look forward to it each year.

all the courageous, engaged folks who expressed concerns about inequitable housing investments.

the man who saved my granddaughter from getting hit by a car at the parade.

Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Board for putting together a school library materials that puts the onus on the book challenger to read the entire book.

Mari Knight.

Onions to

the people against using TIF taxes to incentivize the building of more housing/economic development when that is the purpose of those taxes and speaking against the project without having taking the time to properly understand the taxes.

the elected official who deliberately misinformed her constituents in order to score political points and who also badmouthed east Columbus.

politicians who fail to support Ukraine now, for it will come back to bite us in the future.

the bitter former congresswoman for her ridiculous and hyperbolic comments.

Happy Birthday to

Carol McCord, from family and friends.

Margie Crouch, from Irma.