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William Tells 'Em
By Bill Copeland

MORE OF THE SAMEstuff, that isjust 12 more days until the mid-term electionthe commercial barrage on TV has become unbearablehard to believe the candidates approve these messages and then ask us to elect one of them as our leaderwhen does the leadershipand CHANGE begin ???...even our young people are wearing thin of political promiseswe are still in need of leadershipSIGHTS and SOUNDS around the county includes the big whoop-de-doo about the ribbon cutting of the 1.8 mile bypass segment from Gardners Bottom to the exit at TNT Grocerythe HOKIES have won five straight games after losing the first two gamesmaybe theyll climb out of never-never land and find a team ranking againhowever they have played before 78 straight sell-outs at Lane Stadiumthe HOKIE NATION is still LOYAL and LOUDnot only do they sell tickets, but also millions in merchandise and memorabiliamost fans spend mega
bucks when they visit the Virginia Tech areakinda like the followers of the Labor Day event in Hillsville and the Fiddlers Convention in Galaxthey stimulate the local economy with their visitsCONGRATULATIONS to the grant writer that brought $30,000 to the area for expansion and improvement to the parking lot at HILLSVILLE POLICE DEPT.the very items mentioned in the grant presentation to HILLSVILLE are what we need for the parking area behind the CARTER BUILDING and the HISTORIC CARROLL COUNTY COURT HOUSEperhaps the grant writer and Congressman Rick Boucher will work together to provide the funds for a safe and attractive parking area for these HISTORIC buildings in our COUNTY SEATand if youre a MOON watcher, you may want to take a few minutes to enjoy the FULL MOON later this week, about FRIDAYalways a spectacle during this harvest seasonthe 1st Annual CAVALIER CLASSIC MARCHING BAND competition is set for Saturday,
October 23rd at CCHS TOMMY THOMPSON FIELDbands will line up at 4:00 pmHAPPY BIRTHDAY to Katelyn Compton as she celebrates her 4th birthday with family and friends at McDonalds Restaurantalso a HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Aiden Chambers as he turns ONE-YEAR-OLD on Oct. 27, 2010hell probably celebrate with grandparents at TNT Grocery in HILLSVILLErecords show that 32,000 couples chose 10/10/10 as their wedding dayabout 5 times the usual number to wed on a single daythe last major jump in wedding day numbers was 07/07/07next year it may be 11/11/11Russia has revealed the development of inflatable tanks and military weapons to display a large military presence Im sure there is a reason for this expensebut what???...have a SAFE and HAPPY weekBUCKLE up for SAFETYWILLIAMism:Little things mean everything. HAPPY people produce results.willyum
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