Like many of you, I'm trying to make the most of my quarantine time. I mentioned in a recent column that I've never gotten my yard into such good shape and I've been trying to get the house in order. This has led to the "going through" of many boxes and with that, many memories have resurfaced.
Dear Editor: I believe there are two words missing from our society today. One is "integrity" which means, "the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. The other is "accountability" which means, "the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility. These are the definitions according to Google.
Dear Editor: I have lived in Rocky Mount for the last 34 years and the current state of affairs at the City Council and City Hall grieve me. When the Council voted to make it impossible for an employee to seek rebuttal to what he considered unfair dismissal within the city unless through independent legal representation, I was thinking to myself, "How is the assurances of the EEOC, the commission that guarantees equitable treatment in cases of disparate treatment, reflected here"?
Dear Editor: Many of you who are defending Andre Knight, saying the State Auditor is racist, the Mayor is racist, etc., are a piece of work. If the State Auditor wanted to "get" Andre Knight, her office could have rushed to finish the audit report before the Election last October; meaning Knight, probably, would not be occupying the seat he is in! However, her office took its time to give as much of a detailed and thorough audit as it could...irrefutable!
This photo was taken in 1956 of the Red & White Super Market which was located on Boddie Street in Nashville. The building will soon be the new home to Nashville's Parks and Recreation once renovations have been completed.