Coronavirus – Bringing it Home!

CDC flu statistics

Coronavirus, aka COVID-19: I hope we have all got the message by now; after all, we’ve been implored by our leaders to stay home, to keep our distance, and to wash our hands repeatedly. Our president, our governor, our religious leaders, even national celebrities are calling for us to hunker down and embrace solitude for a season. I know this is very counter-culture for us, we relish opportunities to come together for all kinds of reasons; but now is the time to withdraw, just for a little while.

Commission's Budget & Finance Committee denies chamber request

Mayor Jason Bailey outlined a formula to fund the Chamber of Commerce at the March meeting of the Union County Budget and Finance Committee. Bailey related that he and chamber president Thomas Skibinski had formulated a workable plan using the hotel/motel tax.

The Local Emergency Planning Committee is ready

Dana Simerly pictured with Wally Wise Guy

Dana Simerly pictured with Wally Wise Guy

On March 19, Dana Simerly, director of Union County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), offered details regarding how they are prepared to address pandemics such as we are currently facing with COVID-19.