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Hartselle Enquirer

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Seniors thank sponsors
Editor,
The Hartselle Senior Center would like to thank the following sponsors for making its Fourth of July celebration a great success: Buzzy's Jewelry Repair and Sales, Corum's Building and Farm Center, Hometown Market, Jimmy Smith Jewelers of Decatur, Hartselle Kroger, Mister Henry's Neighborhood Restaurant, Prime Kuts by Liz Beauty Salon, Joe Roberts Store, Shelia's Florist, Smith's Florist, Hartselle Enquirer, The Pig Stand, and Hartselle Wal-Mart Supercenter.
Linda Carpenter, director
Hartselle Senior Center
Nursing pay not even with trends
Editor:
By keeping nurse pay scales in line with one another instead of raising wages to attract more nurses to the profession, hospitals are putting the bottom line before quality patient care.
I became a registered nurse to diagnose, treat, and care for my patients when they need it most. But hospital practices, like short staffing, forced overtime and low pay are making it nearly impossible to provide that care.
Shortages in other professions have always corrected themselves by employers raising wages until the shortage is over (i.e. pharmacists, engineers, accountants, computer programmers, etc.) but the same hasn't happened for nurses because hospitals have chosen to avoid a bidding war.
Claudia Walden, RN
Somerville
Trees can help keep drivers safe
Editor:
Concerning the Bradford pear trees in the median on Highway 31 in Hartselle: I had much rather hit a tree, if I should be unfortunate as to lose control while driving, than to cross the median and hit anther car head on.
I agree that anything obstructing the view at crossovers should be removed and trimmed.
Mildred Stephenson
Hartselle

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