Out and About

Debra Conner, RC Human Resources director, wins this week’s Random Act of Kindness award for her kindness to a tired reporter on Friday evening.

US Rep. Patrick McHenry presents award to Bud Byers for his work with voter registration.


The GOP leadership who denied the audience the opportunity to ask guest speaker RCS Superintendent Janet Mason questions about the quarter cent tax or funding needs. Instead former Rep. Mike Hager moved for a closed session and made over 30 people leave the room. We deserve better.

County Manager Steve Garrion orchestrated a goal-setting Friday evening session for the RC Commissioners.

If you expected to hear updates on Washington politics from Patrick McHenry at the local GOP meeting, you got scathing putdowns of Nancy Pelosi and awkward Trump meant-to-impress anecdotes instead. We deserve better.