To the editor: I have been approached by many people relaying support of downsizing the new highway shop and repair building. I have a few figures on what makes this new project a six million dollar mistake that I would like to share with you. Dirt and preparation work $1,376,000; new office building $1,472,527; [...]
To the editor: Just before I was about to make a statement to the board of commissioners during their August 19, 2014 meeting, they voted to cancel the public comment portion of their weekly meetings indefinitely. These are the words that Steve Schuldt, Judy Storlie and Board Chair Teresa Walter did not want to [...]
Kudos to the Houston County board of commissioners for unanimously passing two ordinances related to tobacco and e-cigarettes.
To the editor: These new changes will help keep the tobacco industry further away from our kids. We all know Big Tobacco’s track record of selling dangerous, addictive products and misleading the public. They still spend hundreds of millions of dollars in our state every year to keep current smokers addicted and addict new [...]
To the editor: I enjoyed reading about the old the DNR is to be commended for their decisive action to ensure important new laws to protect trout streams from silica sand mining are not ignored. The law is straightforward and requires silica sand mines within one mile of a trout stream to get a DNR [...]
To the Editor: This letter is in response to the Houston County July 8 board meeting video addressing the county engineer’s proposed new building. I call it the county engineer’s monument because he is unwilling to listen to others or compromise. Seems it’s (pun intended) his way or the highway. Seems commissioners Storlie, Walters and [...]