After the commission was called to order, a seventh grader from Bargerton School approached the front and began speaking in clear and professional demeanor on the long tradition, and recent controversy, of standing during the national anthem. John James, son of Commissioner Jeff James and wife Candida, delivered the speech that won the recent county speech contest. The commission, and those there present, rose in applause at the touching address.
There were no amendments or transfers to address, and the commission listened to the recommendation of the select committee for a new EMA Director. David…
For the complete story, see the April 12th edition of The Lexington Progress.