If you like to sit on the porch, to garden, or to leave your windows open at night, it's going to affect you.

We have nothing (in Randolph County) to prevent their construction. The area planning commission is the key. We've tried to get an ordinance passed. A third of the planning commission members are concerned, another third have financial interests (in the livestock industry), and the other third hide their head in the sand.

A lot of this is teacher-driven. We don't wait until the test and then turn it on. They're working hard every day.

Each year, we hope that keeps building. You walk into our school, you see pictures of kids that have done well. We're trying to build a tradition.