No Stop Signs and Holding

The Crossroads Store, 1903

Common sense has prevailed thus far and the sky has not fallen…yet.

After several meetings with Georgia Department of Transportation officials, the last of which occurred yesterday at quittin’ time, the landscape here at Jones Crossroads remains the same.

The recommendation to change the engineering plans and forego putting a stop sign in front of the historic facade has received approval from local and district officials. It has been forwarded to Atlanta and awaits the blessing of the Wizard of Roads.

Fortunately, as we convened at the store yesterday, watching an endless stream of commuters go by, another overloaded log truck attempted the make the turn and rolled right over the proposed stop sign site.

Thank you sweet angels who watch over all efforts to thwart stupidity.

Now you can fly up to Washington and clean house.

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About Pam Avery Printed

I graduated from the University of Georgia in 1972 with a major in journalism (public relations) and a minor in business (marketing). My experience for the last 40 years includes working in the corporate world (banking), the newspaper industry (advertising design and sales), owning and selling a restaurant, restoring and utilizing several old buildings on the property, teaching private dance and drama lessons for 20 years, free-lance writing for a national textile firm, publishing two children’s books, and ghost writing a book. My last tour of duty before beginning the current chapter was working as a reporter, photographer, and columnist for five weekly community newspapers. And now I teach...media writing at Columbus State University in Columbus Ga. I consider myself very fortunate--I get to be around intelligent, energetic and enthusiastic young people. What a joy. I believe the written word is one of the most powerful tools known to humankind. And now we have the ability to reach millions with a simple click of the mouse. Wow.
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4 Responses to No Stop Signs and Holding

  1. Joann Locascio says:

    From your mouth to God’s ears!

  2. Judy Jenks says:

    Thank you so much for your efforts to keep us all safe on the road!

  3. Doing what I can…hope to see you soon…

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