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hmmmm, let me guess.....the prescription was for oxycodone.....
It's great that Mike is coming home to open a Godfathers....they have good pizza, and yes we have an abundance of pizza but most are subpar. I'll cast another vote as Vito's having the best pizza and Seven Lakes Pizza as being in the top 3. I haven't eaten at Village Pizza in Pinebluff in several years, but it used to be great also....
This is a different owner and opening cantstadya.....the last one was two chefs and a grill....really good food but not the right thing in that location in my opinion...they didn't last long.
Ok, so now i'm confused...did they close down or just fire the chef?
Well I graduated in 1987 and Charlie Gaddy spoke at our graduation and was both qualified and connected with the students. There are so many speakers here locally even that would be able to connect with students, so that's a hogwash reason to deny a speaker. Now on the other hand I have sat through several graduations and with the number of student body present now it does take a long time for the ceremony and being outside it does get warm.Sitting on metal bleachers isn't comfortable either, so I don't want to suggest lengthening it either.....I'm sure somewhere there is a happy medium, maybe bringing in a speaker during graduation week to just address the seniors and being able to do it inside the auditorium would be much nicer.
Not getting into the politics being played here but really isn't this a terrible place for a high traffic business?.....there is no easy ingress or egress and it's a long wait to come out of DSS trying to get back into downtown....
Thanks to all Law Enforcement Officers for their unselfish protection of our lives and property...also please fix the errors with Ed Harris' information...hate to be the proofreading police but with something so important you would think it would have been proofread several times...
Great job Patriots!....keep up the good work.
Well it would definitely be easier to keep it a tax based system without having to worry about billing, but in reality you just can't do it with a 5 cent cap and with the pressure to lower taxes in this tumultuous place in our economy. In reality there aren't that many people that are transported repeatedly that have insurance, and I doubt that ambulance transports are making people get dropped from their insurance. This is an Emergency Ambulance system that you use for emergency calls only, not to go to the Dr. or to return home from the hospital. Rates go up because of the uninsured people out there that we, as insured residents, have to pay for. Also you have to remember that in a system that is tax based only and not user funded you, as the taxpayer, are paying for services that non taxpaying residents and visitors are using for free. It's not fiscally responsible to leave the millions of dollars out there that insurance and Medicare/Medicaid pay as a part of your benefits for Ambulance transport to remain a tax based only system. Also it doesn't matter what you bill the insurance companies or Medicare for there is a set amount of money that is paid for each level of service for all ambulance providers in the USA....and the great thing that occurs in Moore County that isn't true of alot of other places is that they accept whatever amount insurance pays and don't bill the remaining amount to the resident, this is true if you don't have insurance either, regardless if you pay any taxes or not, as long as you're a resident of Moore County!
I'm not going to make a stand on Viper or the funding for it, but it really shouldn't be trashed publicly on the internet if you don't know the system. Viper is a good system that works well in this area. The state is adding towers and infrastructure to the system and unlike any other system will continue to improve without the county having to continually spend money on it.
The comment made above by MCGuy isn't exactly correct either, yes the system initially was funded by the ALS tax, that the taxpayers of Moore County voted in a referendum to approve up to 5 cents on the hundred dollars, earmarked for ALS services only. Several years ago though EMS began billing insurance companies and Medicare to supplement the tax monies, this allowed the tax rate to be lowered and the money goes toward the EMS budget and is not just "sitting there". If you are a Moore County resident you still will not be billed for EMS service, and you will receive paramedic level service regardless of being insured or paying any taxes.
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