‘A gallon of gas cost 28 cents. That was pricey!’ My grandpa Gifford Massie, Jr., always said to me, “You’re growing up on me and I like what I see. Keep up the great work.” His sense of humor is the first thing one notices about him. When he was six years old, Massie put snakes in his pocket and took ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!