Thumbs Up to officials for reconsidering the citys policy on sponsorship of cultural festivals and events. The city needs to encourage and facilitate such events, but not spend taxpayers money on them.
Thumbs Down to the suspect who kicked a police officer in the face last Friday while the officer was conducting an investigation. The suspect was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Fortunately, the officer was not seriously injured.
Thumbs Up to ACPS Superintendent Morton Sherman for voluntarily accepting a $8,300 pay cut. During these times of fiscal stress Shermans move shows leadership and responsibility.
Thumbs Up to MetroStage for its excellent production of Mahalia! A Gospel Musical, a tribute to the legendary singer Mahalia Jackson. With an award-winning cast and first-rate direction, this biopic of Jackson is a must see.