Assistant Manager of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Elkin, Danielle Bairon said to spend time with friends, family and “people we love” is important. Kentucky Fried Chicken employee Brenda Rachels agreed with her manager and said, “It is important to celebrate and have a good time with family and enjoy life. I am free-spirited,” said Rachels, who added that she would work this year on the Fourth of July.
Landon Welborn of Boonville said when he thinks about the Fourth of July, the first thing that comes to mind is his grandfather, Homer Hall, who served in World War II. “The veterans are more or less what it is about for me. It is about our freedom and getting together with family and friends.”
Scott Burchette, employee of North Elkin Tire and an Army veteran, plans to celebrate the country he defended. “I stand behind anyone who has served 100 percent,” said Burchette.
Sarah Martin and Vicky Mitchem hold a flag in front of their place of work, Amazing Grace Homecare, as they prepare to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July. They said the Fourth of July means freedom, liberty, fireworks, bar-be-cue, family and friends.