Opinion

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Icy conditions on Farragut roads Monday morning, Jan. 8, coincided with this multi-car accident on Virtue Road about three-quarters-of-a-mile south of Kingston Pike. Even beyond the ice, does Virtue Road urgently need upgrades to make it safer? Are there other roads in Town limits equally or even more in need of upgrades to improve safety? Tell us what you think by calling Presstalk, 671-TALK (8255).

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• After reading the Jan. 4 issue of the farragutpress, the problem of empty buildings seems to be a high priority. At least it was on almost all of the Town leaders’ lists for 2018. However, it seems Town leaders dropped the ball when Kroger moved into its new building. [Inaudible] shortly after the move, the [U.S.] Postal Service had expressed an interest in the [then] recently vacated Kroger building. It was said the Postal Service was interested in combining their delivery operations and their [inaudible] operations into a single location. [Inaudible] would have moved from Municipal Center Drive. Why wouldn’t that have made sense, especially for customers who pick up old mail or packages or wish to talk to a postal manager? …

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