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Sound Off, Sept. 27

Published 1:09am Thursday, September 27, 2012

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

I think I have a solution for the deer hunting/dog hunting dilemma: Perhaps we should allow the dog hunters to have a season from Jan. 1 to Jan. 31 with no guns involved. Many dog hunters argue that they just like to hear the sound of the dogs running. You can still have a ban on roadside hunting for regular deer hunters. They would still get in the woods and hunt as hunters should. And the dog hunters could still have their season and everybody could be happy. It would simply be a compromise, something that this county or state knows very little about.

I went to the Civic Center yesterday to look at the tricentennial exhibit and I found it to be lacking and pitiful. I expected to see more things about Beaufort County at this exhibit but it wasn’t to be. Seems like there’s more stuff in Belhaven and in Bath than there is in Washington. Somebody didn’t do a very good job of putting together this exhibit at the arts council. Thank you.

To the individual that said that you cannot be a Democrat and a Christian at the same time, that is hypocrisy. If you’re really worried about Christianity and you feel that all Democrats are not Christian, why don’t you reach out to them and quit judging in arrogance and superiority. That, sir or lady, is the problem in our country.

What has become of modern rock and roll and modern country. Both rock and roll and country has lost its heart, has lost its soul. Country music is now made up of old American Idol contestants, failed pop stars, second-rate reality shows. And rock and roll has disappeared.

This is in regards to Beaufort County child support enforcement. I would like to say they have done a wonderful job trying to help me handle a deadbeat dad situation. To Judge Parker, shame on you for helping deadbeat dads.

The Quick Start II building at the Washington Industrial Park was completed in 2007 at a cost of $2.4 million. It has never been occupied and currently stands empty and in need of ongoing maintenance. Earlier this week, the county commissioners listed the building for sale at $1.5 million. There are no interested buyers at this price.

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