Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, July 11

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Kudos to county on road work

Dear editor,

The Bedford County Highway Department has been having some road resurfacing done this past week near where I live -- the Unionville area. I am pleased to see that sections of road with significant roughness and surface damage are receiving nice new layer paved surfaces, while sections showing little or no damage are being allowed to serve a while longer.

Appears to be a good answer to maintaining the roads during a period of ongoing budget restraints.

Thanks folks!

Charles Brumbelow


Comments on Unionville pet correspondence

Dear editor,

There has been recent correspondence about pets being hit and killed on county roads, with a counterpoint made that there is a leash law and pets should be kept up.

Sometimes pets are allowed to roam without regard to the leash law, but other times pets are roaming because they slipped out without the owner's knowledge. Either way, it is unfortunate when a pet is injured or killed by a vehicle.

Shamefully though, some drivers speed up and/or swerve to hit pets, domestic farm animals, and wildlife which have wandered onto the road. Surely there are better ways for these drivers to entertain themselves.

Charles Brumbelow


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