Some McConnell Dowell workers who lined the street outside the company’s compound inviting passersbye for a free breakfast. The company says it was their way of saying thank you to Tafuna residents especially for their patience and support during the construction of the runway overlay project. The smell from the asphalt plant has caused many residents to complain to their faipule about possible health issues. [courtesy photo]
Tafuna High School Girls Volleyball Head Coach, Lydia Faleafine Nomura (center) posing with her Senior players during their farewell to the Warriors varsity squad this year – After their Senior recognition, Nomura and her Warriors turned around and defeated the Nu’uuli Wildcats to win a 3-Peat Championship title in the Varsity Division. Likewise, the  Warriors are the only undefeated team in the JV Division this year. More photos and story tomorrow. [photo: TG]
Talavave Maae with the Whirlpool refrigerator he won.
First prize winner of Neil’s ACE Home Center Customer Appreciation Sale raffle held on Discoverers or Columbus Day— Talavave Maae. He won a Whirlpool stainless steel refrigerator retailedat $1,964.98. [courtesy photo]
Talavave Maae with the Whirlpool refrigerator he won.

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