‘It’s a mess!’ – Traffic at new MJHS a nightmare
Officials work to unsnarl traffic routes to and from new school
“Mile long delays that had some students 45 minutes late to class. . .”
“It took school officials and law enforcement officers nearly an hour to dismiss students Monday.”
Wow. No one expected this! It’s like they built the high school in secret and nobody in local government had any chance over the past two and a half years to even think about improving the road!
Old MJES site an overgrown eyesore
Knee high grass. Hasn’t been mowed in over two months. “Robertson said it could be another six months before the city owns the property because of significant delays in trying to work out an appropriate payment method.”
Elam seeks reelection to mayor’s position
[Wants to see projects through to completion. She doesn’t believe her censure by the City Commission last year will affect her reelection bid. She just got back from vacation and says she’s currently working for herself. Hasn’t that always been true?]
Former MJ Police Chief Ted Floyd to run for District 1 City Commission seat
[Justice has announced plans to “fight for another term.”]
Board of Education discusses Mt. Juliet’s annex of high school
Which of these comments, both by elected members of the school board, do you find more alarming?
1. “But Mt. Juliet doesn’t have fire and ambulance” – outgoing member Wayne McNeece
2. “Member Don Weathers said he was concerned that if the school were annexed, it could later have a property tax imposed if Mt. Juliet voted to put one in place,”
Bonus Leno-worthy headline:
Atheists to receive discounted tickets for God and Country Day
How’s that going to work exactly? What sort of bulletin to they bring? A golf scorecard? And won’t they feel a little uncomfortable?