Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
I live in the housing development off of Frank Cochran and it took me 35 minutes today to get into my housing development. With these gas prices, is this what we should be doing with gasoline? Wasting it?
What happened to the citizens’ vote on alcohol sales? I’m 65 years old and it’s my decision how I want to live my life — to drink something or not drink something. I don’t like any church views shoved down my throat. I went to war to have my freedom of choice, and there are no churches that are going to save you.
Bush wants to take credit for bin Laden’s capture, but he won’t take credit for the economy that he left messed up. And they said that bin Laden wasn’t armed, but neither were the people on 9/11.
In February, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Last Tuesday, Dr. Funderburk removed my prostate. Yesterday, he removed 26 staples from me and told me I was cancer-free. Is that awesome or is that awesome? I’m totally cancer-free.