Chris Dickey                                Times Publisher
Chris Dickey Times Publisher

As soon as I hopped on the company cruiser, my tank-like town bike, and veered north on South Main Street a few minutes after 8 a.m. Tuesday, a dark plume began pillaring into the sky up ahead.

Wow, I wondered. What on earth is that?

Stepping into the Times office about 45 seconds later — isn’t that an enviable commute time? — there sat Editor Will Shoemaker, busy, as always, at the helm assembling and sharpening this week’s slate of content for your hometown newspaper.



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