Half a League Onward

If Marion County commissioners wish to avoid following County Judge Leward LaFleur and Pct. 2 Commissioner Joe McKnight into another blunder, they must be ready to think for themselves. The record of the last few months should give them pause. First we have Sheriff David McKnight, Joe’s little brother, make the infamous Elmer-the-animal-control officer post.… Read More Half a League Onward

The battle over Confederate iconography rode into Jefferson last week on a Harley

The Jimplecute was alerted to a hotel situation where members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans had a difficult hotel check-in experience. One of their Confederate flags, displayed outside their room, had been removed. Understandably upset, they were given refunds and about 20 individuals moved up the street to the Inn of Jefferson where, either… Read More The battle over Confederate iconography rode into Jefferson last week on a Harley

Animal Control Solution Must be Properly Funded

The past two weeks have brought out some the best and some of the worst of our community. We witnessed dogs kept in unspeakable conditions. Jefferson Police Chief Gary Amburn said evidence at the animal shelter operated by Dixie Humane Society (now known as Humane Society of Marion County) off SH 49 indicated “grievous violations”… Read More Animal Control Solution Must be Properly Funded