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We must clean house in order to grow, and that includes city and county. Let’s stop being a place of embarrassment and a laughing stock and show this region what we can do and the jobs, growth and progress we need to bring to our county.

— Brent Jones

I hope the City Council has the intestinal fortitude to clean house and hire some employees that can get the city back on track.

— Chris Borre

It does look bare now in both Landis and China Grove. And while it did look very nice in Landis, I’m left wondering if maybe someone hasn’t been done a favor all these years by being allowed to plant trees on, or in, the railroad’s right-of-way in the first place. … Time to start planning and appropriating funds now for the landscaping when this project is done ….

— Barney Barnhardt

Hey, they can come to my neighborhood in Harrisburg where similar 100-year-old willow oaks were cut down for this same rail project.

— David Puckett

Where before have we heard, “We know the answers you want but we can’t share because that is ‘confidential’ information?” The smoke and mirrors do not work any more.

— GeoRene Jones

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