Monthly Archives: May 2018

Brown stresses importance of mowing to development

After hearing complaints from several residents, Commissioner Steve Brown sought to explain the importance of ramping up the county’s mowing schedule at Thursday’s budget workshop. A plan to increase mowing services for Right-of-Way on state routes and local roads from three to four times to five to six times annually (supplementing the state’s obligation) drew…

Rain, rain, go away

All this recent rain, the royal wedding being the highlight of events lately, and the fact that I just celebrated my 35th wedding anniversary in May made me think of this nervous adventure. While in Raleigh, North Carolina for the wedding and reception of a teacher friend in December 1982, Future Hubby and I met…

Edith Leola Frye

Edith D. Frye, age 99, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 19, 2018, at home in Fayetteville, GA, surrounded by family. She was born January 17, 1919 in Franklin, Maine, the daughter of the late Clifton and Agnes Bunker Donnell. She graduated from Franklin High School in 1935 as the…

My Home Sweet Home

The Little White House in Warm Springs never fails to inspire a renewed sense of patriotism in my otherwise much dampened spirit. Most days it is just plain hard to feel uplifted by the sights and sounds that come out of our nation’s Capitol. The news that is broadcast from New York City and the…

Will Medicare ever be expanded?

Despite the rhetoric, 2016 was a relatively close election. Voters of both parties were fed up with Congress and politicians arguing but getting nothing done. The divisive finger-pointing this time around was even more extreme, volatile, and ideological than usual, leading to a surprise victor promising big and immediate changes. Gallup (Feb. 2018) found that…

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