Columbia County

The Silence Surrounding Marshall Square

The Silence Surrounding Marshall Square

Caryl Pender can’t help but wonder what would have happened if she hadn’t spent the night with her parents, Charles and Margaret Moye, that fateful day last June. That one simple decision likely saved her parents’ lives. Pender was having a typical evening at home, when her 94-year-old father called to say that he was […]

Marshall Square: What’s wrong with this picture?

Marshall Square: What’s wrong with this picture?

Remember this past summer when The Insider was blasted by some folks throughout the community for suggesting that the former Marshall Square retirement community’s night concierge Zack Freehof should perhaps refrain from posting Facebook messages about the devastating fire that tragically killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy Carpenter? People thought The Insider should give this “hero” a […]

Merry Christmas, Columbia County taxpayers!

Merry Christmas, Columbia County taxpayers!

So, what if your bosses came into your office to let you know you were getting a raise right before Christmas? Awesome, right? What if they said they were giving you a $19,000 raise? Holy… spirit!!! This week The Columbia County News-Times reported that Deputy Administrator Glenn Kennedy was given a 19 percent raise, equaling more […]