Here are some of the issues 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:
Some of y’all local beauticians that are charging people $45-$50 for a hairdo it’s a shame. I know an out-of-town one who charges only $30-$35. You need to get a grip on that.
Can you explain to me why, where I work, on Veterans Day all the veterans have to work while all the non-veterans have the day off?
Lockheed Martin makes billions of dollars from government contracts and says its health care plan is adequate. But if someone works there they can’t afford health care for their children.
What is the rationale for the board of education’s secrecy about the number of furlough days in the second semester? We have to plan, even if they don’t.
Please ask the restaurants to advertise if they’ll be open on Thanksgiving for people who won’t be cooking at home.
Hinesville’s had its first Veterans Day parade. I know that with the size of this community and it being a military community that we could have more participation, both military and civilian. These guys deserve it.