After Susan Leavins read from her statement to the Department of Agriculture about a starving horse, pigs castrated without pain relievers or antibiotics, and maggots in wounds, Chairman Paulk advised her she had one minute left. Then she got to her main point:
I just want to say that a lot of these things they’re being addressed, and the whole thing is not being addressed, and that’s been the problem from the beginning.Indeed there is more to the county mismanagement story than what’s being told.
Mr. Pritchard came to the shelter four years ago and advised us in a closed meeting … that if one more person came to the shelter and made a complaint we would all be fired. He would get inmates to clean. And the three people who would remain there would be ….
There are some underlying things I think that need to be addressed other than just the topic. There’s more to the story than what’s being told.
For background on this one animal shelter issue, see County Animal Shelter Issues.
Here’s the video:
Neglect, abuse, suffering, falsifying documents — Susan Leavins @ LCC 24 May 2011
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 24 May 2011.
Videos by Johh S. Quarterman for LAKE, the Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange.