Like Water is for the Body, Music is for the Soul and the City

By Frances AkridgeCity Council RepresentativeDistrict 2 I wonder if our Mayor and his administration knew of these words of wisdom by the ancient philosopher Plato when they proposed we diversify our economy and broaden our cultural experience by investing in the music industry. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, … Continue reading Like Water is for the Body, Music is for the Soul and the City

Independence, Interdependence, and… Infrastructure?

By Frances AkridgeHuntsville City Council RepresentativeDistrict 2 “Government is always a work in progress” said Mayor Battle, as we left a meat-n-three restaurant following a meeting to discuss the purpose and responsibilities of the Citizens Advisory Council to the Police Department. Since the beginning of time, yes, government is a work in progress.  As we continue to celebrate precious freedom and independence from the mercantile rule of the … Continue reading Independence, Interdependence, and… Infrastructure?