One of the things that personally irks me is the prevalence of litter, especially here in our beautiful Haywood County. We are blessed by God to be living here, yet some people routinely defile God’s creation through thoughtless tossing of soda and beer cans, Styrofoam cups, liquor bottles, cigarette packages, fast food boxes and bags, … Continue reading Littering is a Problem
Haywood Needs Vocational Education
Recently I was asked by someone, “What do you see Haywood County’s future looking like in ten years?” “Is this just going to be a county full of retirees and no young people? ” “What can be done to keep our children who grow up here from moving away and living elsewhere because they we… Continue reading Haywood Needs Vocational Education
BUILD THE JAIL ANNEX NOW!
The issue of the lack of jail space is one that affects other areas of concern throughout the county. Having worked in one of the largest jail systems in the United States for over 30 years, this is an area in which I have a great deal of experience and expertise. I have visited the… Continue reading BUILD THE JAIL ANNEX NOW!
LOW BARRIER SHELTERS – A DISASTROUS IDEA!
Such an idea is foolish and riddled with problems. Many of the people in a homeless situation are suffering from drug and alcohol related issues; as many true rehabilitation centers have requirements for sobriety and clean drug test results, proponents of low barrier shelters complain that having such rules is tantamount to being a “barrier”… Continue reading LOW BARRIER SHELTERS – A DISASTROUS IDEA!