Oh, how I miss those photos of untouched food plates in restaurants. I miss the postcards with old images, and clever to snarky modern comments. I even miss the recycled jokes cut and pasted and slapped into Facebook status updates. I can't believe I just typed any of that.
The heroin epidemic in our area isn't as talked about anymore as it once was but I promise you, it's still there. Nash County is still seeing overdoses at an alarming rate. But for some reason, it's not the "hot topic" anymore. This Saturday, I attended an Addiction Awareness Rally at Glover Park. The event was really for anyone in the community but it seemed that only those who have been affected by addiction chose to come out. That was a bit disappointing.
Dear editor, The other week in The Graphic, a critique of voters actions was presented telling us why the writer felt his processing was the way it was -- for all of us i.e. all parties. How he did not feel the ruling party-- attempted voters requirements--were "too much." Federal ruling said the switched boundaries were typical; but this time, they went too far. Is his opinion better than the courts? Data showed the vast majority of names in question were John Doe II and John Doe III after the original John Doe was the first --legal voter.
This photo was submitted by Jane Smith of Rocky Mount. The photo was taken at Nashville Church of God on Red Oak Highway on 1956. Pictured are Bo Bissette, Frank Bissette, Sr., Sue Webb, Hazel Bissette, Charlie Sherrod, Mertie Bissette, Rev. Travis and daughter, Lela Sherrod, pianist.