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  • zoovp Apr 5, 2012

    Wow, I think about my job a lot. I am on the phone a lot talking about work. If somebody drives a car into my house while I'm talking about work or even conducting work business I don't expect you, the taxpayer, to pay me for it.

  • Tarheel born Apr 5, 2012

    This is a tragic story and the person involved, or people, should go to jail for the rest of their lives for what they did. My son is a Marine so I usually sympathize with Marines, but this guy is NOT entitled to compensation just because he was injured driving to his job. He wasn't at school, he was driving to school! I'm sorry, but this is like so many other tragic incidents that happen in this country and then those affected expect compensation from somebody. Where does everyone think that money is coming from? It's coming from me, the taxpayer. Why am I responsible for you being shot? Its awful for you and your family but it's not my fault and I shouldn't be asked to continually pay for this stuff.
    zoovp

    Certainly glad YOU are in the "minority" here. He was on his way to work conducting school business. HE IS ENTITLED to workmans compensation. And now he should SUE the County and the BOD.

    NOW, the people of Robeson County should all be ashamed that the attempted murderers are sti

  • dryjr Apr 5, 2012

    Shame on you Robeson County

  • schooldoctor Apr 5, 2012

    This man served his country in the Marine Corps, served his community as an educator and now we want to throw the baby out with the bath water. It is such a shame that we allow these things to go on in our communities. No amount of money will adequately ever compensate this man and his family for what they have endured. PAY UP!! If he was their family member the vote would be different.

  • nanasix Apr 5, 2012

    Sounds like those on the school board/Supt. don't know the law. For them to fight this mans case when he was enroute to work, which is always covered. Worker's Comp., knew this and did the right thing. To punish this man like they've done is wrong. Think of the legal fees they've wasted that could have been supporting a good caring employee. What they've done is absolutely wrong. He should be paid every dime due him, plus pain and suffering caused not only by the injuries, but by the cities actions to deprive he and his family what he was due.

  • dollibug Apr 4, 2012

    It is a good thing that the NC Industrial Commission approved that this man got paid....perhaps they knew it would be something that would get picked up by the media....I was wrongfully denied workers compensation and I had short term and long term disability also and the company I worked for also made sure that I did not get that either...it is interesting how some things just happen....here is hoping that perhaps the NC Industrial Commission will review ALL CLAIMS carefully and not just selected ones.....interesting that one would think the process would be equal for all....

  • venitapeyton Apr 4, 2012

    During the interview, Mr. Hunt didn't want his face shown. Although it was already out there, is there any need to show it now?

  • due_whats_right Apr 4, 2012

    Eyeontheprize- dont expect to get a rational answer from irrational posters. Those types of comments serve no purpose other than to incite more negativity!

  • eoglane Apr 4, 2012

    naacp more racist then the klan, good comment

  • itsmyownopinion Apr 4, 2012

    ...Where does everyone think that money is coming from? It's coming from me, the taxpayer. Why am I responsible for you being shot? Its awful for you and your family but it's not my fault and I shouldn't be asked to continually pay for this stuff.

    zoovp

    Did you read the story? "The appellate judges noted, among other facts, that Hunt was driving to school and talking with a school employee on his school-issued cell phone when he was shot."

    It appears to me that he was already on the job. BTW, do you even live in Robeson County?

  • warbirdlover Apr 4, 2012

    Zoovp you got it all wrong. He was carrying out his duties as a Principle. Not everyone is tied to a desk all day. This is no different than a salesman who is doing his job, far from the home office. Just because he is not on company property, does not mean he is not working.

  • itsmyownopinion Apr 4, 2012

    Looks like a hate crime. Where is the outrage? Shame on Robeson, the whole lot of you who have been resisting doing the
    right thing for this man.

    Quote: “Over the last seven or eight months, it’s been sort of idle,” Martin said. “It’s frustrating for nothing to come up, very frustrating.”

    They're not likely to come up to you, Martin, so get off your duff and go looking for them.

  • Glass Half Full Apr 4, 2012

    Now that he's getting the pay he deserves I hope he will also get the justice he deserves. Stay strong.

  • eyeonprize Apr 4, 2012

    I would like to know exactly why some feel that this warrants any action from the NAACP?

  • zoovp Apr 4, 2012

    This is a tragic story and the person involved, or people, should go to jail for the rest of their lives for what they did. My son is a Marine so I usually sympathize with Marines, but this guy is NOT entitled to compensation just because he was injured driving to his job. He wasn't at school, he was driving to school! I'm sorry, but this is like so many other tragic incidents that happen in this country and then those affected expect compensation from somebody. Where does everyone think that money is coming from? It's coming from me, the taxpayer. Why am I responsible for you being shot? Its awful for you and your family but it's not my fault and I shouldn't be asked to continually pay for this stuff.

  • warbirdlover Apr 4, 2012

    Don't you know Sunshine the NAACP only care about stirring the(Insert Adjective Here) They are more racist than the Klan.

  • wcummings Apr 4, 2012

    Shame that he had to go thru this to get pay during his absence. As a former resident and student of Robeson County schools, your administrators are always on the clock in this county helping with the youth of the county because many of them get it no where else

  • warbirdlover Apr 4, 2012

    Shame on you Robeson County. Ya'll know good and well a Priciples job is not a 8 to 5 job, more like 24/7. Keep The Faith. Semper Fi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • sunshine1040 Apr 4, 2012

    Where is the NAACP I have not heard one single word about them thying to help this man get what is due him or bringing the perps in to face charges

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