Name: Michael R. Stallings Jr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Age: 24

Occupation and title: Assistant zoning administrator for the town of Windsor

Spouse’s name: Dana Stallings

Children’s names and ages: We have 2 four-legged children, Casey 4, and Kilby 3.

Church affiliation: Trinity United Methodist in Smithfield

What’s the best part of your day? Coming home to a loving wife and a good meal

If you could select another profession, what would you do? I have always wanted to open a four-wheel-drive shop.

Why do you choose to live in Franklin/Southampton/Isle of Wight County? I grew up just outside of Smithfield and have been here all my life.

If you had two weeks’ vacation and money were no object, how would you spend your time? Kauai, Hawaii

Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese

Favorite weekend destination: Outer Banks

Favorite college sports team: Virginia Tech Hokies

Favorite color: Bright orange

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? If you commit to do something, do it and do it right. My father, Mickey Stallings

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? The best decision I have ever made was asking my wife to marry me.

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support? Local volunteer fire departments

Your hobby: Working on trucks, R/C cars, four-wheelers, fishing

If you could re-live one day of your life, which would it be and why? Any day of my honeymoon in Hawaii

Your best childhood memory: I can remember back when Smithfield was a small, quiet town, much different than what it is today.

Tell us one true thing: Change is inevitable.

If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would it be and why? Hawaii. It is the most beautiful place in the world, and the people are the nicest people in the world.

If you could invite three guests n living or dead, from anytime in history n to dinner, who would they be? Dale Earnhardt Sr., Robert E. Lee, Chad N. Byrum

What three objects would you take with you to a desert island? Water, gas and a four-wheel drive

What kind of music do you like, and who’s your favorite performer? I like country and rock. I like Big and Rich.

What’s the last book you read? 88 Suzuki Samurai service manual

To whom are you grateful and why? My parents and my wife, if not for them I wouldn’t be where I am today.