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Smoky Mountain News reports: “Johnnie Cure said she never expected to become a local celebrity when she started speaking up during the public comment period of Haywood County commissioners meetings….
“The barrage of public comment — both the volume and repetitiveness — has tried county commissioners’ patience over recent months….
“‘Rumor has it they want to move the public comment session to the end of the meeting, which would require common citizens to sit there for the whole meeting before we have the opportunity to speak,’ Cure said….”