Name: George Dunlow

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Age: 65

Occupation and title: Maintenance supervisor at Forest Pine Apartments.

Children’s names and ages: Suzie 46, Chris 44 and Summer 23

Church affiliation: Baptist

What’s the best part of your day? Morning

If you could select another profession, what would you do? I really like what I do.

Why do you choose to live in Franklin/Southampton/Isle of Wight County? Born in Southampton County

If you had two weeks’ vacation and money were no object, how would you spend your time? Traveling in a big RV around the world.

Favorite food: Sea trout at Henry’s (Nags Head)

Favorite weekend destination: Nags Head

Favorite college sports team: UVA

Favorite pro sports team: Indianapolis Colts

Favorite color: Black

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? Don’t talk unless you have something to say (my father).

Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 23

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? Stopped drinking and smoking

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support? United Way

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know. I use to have a terrible temper

What’s your hobby? Working in the yard

If you could re-live one day of your life, which would it be and why? Go fly fishing with my father

What gives you the blues? Nonsense

What’s the most Southern thing you’ve ever done? Eating butterbean pie my sister makes for me

What’s your best childhood memory? Driving a go cart for the first time

Tell us one true thing. I am a people person

What frightens you most? People who are out of control

If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would it be and why? I’ve been a lot of places, this area here is the best to live.

Who’s your favorite ex-president? Clinton

If you could pass or change one law, what would it be? No talking on cell phone while driving

What last brought tears to your eyes? My youngest granddaughter has spina-bifida

If you could invite three guests - living or dead, from anytime in history - to dinner, who would they be? My father-Jim, Dale Earnhardt Sr. and my mother

What three objects would you take with you to a desert island? Coffee, diet Coke and plenty of books

What kind of music do you like, and who’s your favorite performer? Rod Stewart

Tell us about a good movie you’ve seen lately and why you liked it. Wild Hogs. It was very funny.

Who’s a famous athlete or entertainer you admire? Dale Earnhardt Sr.

What’s the last book you read? “How to Become a Better You” (Joel Osteen)

To whom are you grateful and why? God and my father. God for being my here, and my father for taking the time to teach me values.