June 16, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Seeking Civil War Era Information

Dear Editor,  I am writing to you from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and asking for your help to solve a mystery. Do you have an ancestor from Georgia that fought for the Confederacy at Gettysburg in 1863? Was he an officer? Was he a slave owner and is there a possibility that he took an enslaved person with him to Gettysburg? If so, please contact me. Also, … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You

THANK YOU I want to thank all of the Heard County EMS employees that came out to my house on Thursday morning, March 2nd to help my husband Mel Daniel. You were awesome and it is greatly appreciated! Also, to the West Ga Medical Center ICU nurses and doctors -- thank you for everything -- especially nurses and NP's for Dr. Williams Aimee, Kelcey, Leigh, … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Support for Paula Deen

Dear Editor,  My Name is Robin Jackson. I am happily married to Shane Jackson who was born and raised in Heard county. I along with my husband Shane, an avid fan of the one and only Miss Paula Deen, thought the citizens of Heard county and beyond might want to join us in a page we created for her. We Feel she was unjustly attacked by the Media, and fired … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Waresville resident seeks community help

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to talk to the citizens of Heard County. I need your help! My name is Lorrie Sayer. I live at 1601 Highway 34 in the small community of Waresville. Many of you may know me through the store that my father had operated here by my home. Or, you may know my husband who works for the Heard County Sheriff's … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Addressing Heard County camping ordinances

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter after visiting the June 27 Heard County Commissioner's meeting to try to find help with an ordinance change under June Jackson. The ordinance in question affects the entire county, not just my district, so everyone should pay attention and ask for this ordinance to be reinstated to its originally state. These … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Reader commends EMS and hospital workers

Dear Editor: I would just like to publicly thank Heard County EMS workers Joshua Himes and Bobby Craig for the outstanding job they did when my 8-year-old son Connor had a go-kart accident recently. They responded to the accident very quickly and were so kind and helpful throughout the whole process, even staying with him for a while at the hospital before … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: HHS coaches seek community help for severely injured athlete

To the Heard County community, We have had one of our own involved in terrible accident this past weekend. Junior Will Hutchins was involved in a car wreck which as of right now has left him paralyzed from the waist down. We cannot imagine the emotions that have come with this, not to mention the burden of expenses Will's family is about to endure. Will … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: A message from the owner of Advantage Tactical Company

Dear Editor, My name is Keith Tompkins and I am the majority owner of Advantage Tactical Company, LLC. There seems to be quite a bit of misinformation and stretches of facts about our company. I am a Georgia native. I serve as an officer for Georgia’s 3rd District GOP. I’m a veteran of the US Navy. I have a wife and two sons that are all very near and … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Local Citizen expresses concerns about Federal Government

Dear Editor,  As a citizen of Heard County I was wondering what some of our elected officials thought about the recent actions of our Federal Government. The most important question I would like answered is would our Sheriff allow Federal Agents to walk into Heard County and enforce any unconstitutional law? Many Sheriffs have sent letters to the White … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: A message from PAGE president Tim Mullen

Dear Editor, The Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) supports public education, charter schools (public and private) and all those involved in educating children of Georgia. This fall, an important vote is to occur November 6th that will impact the future of education in Georgia. On the ballot in the general election is a proposed … [Read more...]