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  • Readers Hotline 6/20/16

    Finally busted
    I’m a neighbor and I want to comment on [a drug bust in the area]. I am so glad they did that but it should have been done a long time ago. The only thing I don’t understand is why [an adult didn’t] go to jail as the main source. To me, they all need to be behind bars. There has been so much going on at that house, it has been unreal. It has been reported and reported and I can’t see how they let kids stay there to start with. That is the only problem I have, because they have been searched and searched and searched.

  • Readers Hotline 6/15/16

    Big shots

  • Readers Hotline 6/13/16

    A moving tribute
    I was privileged to attend the Veterans Memorial Dedication at Galax. What a beautiful memorial it is. Anyone who has a family veteran that is not listed, it isn’t too late. They can still be listed. It’s a great way to memorialize your loved ones. I had tears in my eyes when I saw my husband’s. He was in World War II. I was so glad I had put his in. It’s a beautiful thing to do.

    What’s the purpose?

  • Readers Hotline 6/8/16

    Work hours
    This is about one of the plants. Instead of paying us four hours on Memorial Day, when they stopped having those chicken dinners they should have started paying us for eight hours instead of four hours.

    Rehashing the past

  • Readers Hotline 6/6/16

    Best gift ever
    I got a surprise on my birthday from my nieces and nephews. They purchased me a seat at the Rex Theatre. That was the best gift I ever had. They put your name on a plaque. And, I would like to see The Rex give all the new seats and stay in good shape for the future. Go in together and buy a seat at the Rex Theatre.

    Transgender suggestion

  • Readers Hotline 6/1/16

    Don’t overlook wages
    I keep reading about Grayson County and all they seem to be worried about is those high-tech bleachers the superintendent thinks he needs. What about the salaries of the people that work at the school like the maintenance, custodians, support staff, cafeteria workers, people like that? He really needs to look into that and so do the supervisors to see if maybe they can bring their wages up just a little bit. That would be greatly appreciated.

  • Readers Hotline 5/30/16

    School priorities

  • Readers Hotline 5/25/16

    People matter
    I would like someone to put more recipes in The Gazette and old-timey remedies and folklore and things of days gone by. We are getting ahead of ourselves with these smart phones and computers and are moving away from what really matters in life, and that is each other and passing along stories and family traditions and recipes. We need to get back to our roots. Smart phones and computers aren’t everything. It’s the people in our lives that are.

    A new day

  • Readers Hotline 5/23/16

    Community asset
    I just want to say I appreciate our Li’L Country Store in our little area. The employees all are very friendly people and they have the best little deli. I thank them so much for what they do.

    She should know

  • Readers Hotline 5/18/16

    Flying debris
    When city employees mow the grass, can you please ask them to mow with the grass (and rocks or debris) flying away from the road and passing cars?

    Hiring process