To the editor: I am not often moved to write letters to the editor. However speaking up sometimes is all there is one can do, and I am a staunch advocate of First Amendment Free Speech. However, at a recent brief stop of pizza and beer at an awesome local Caledonia establishment famous for both, […]
To the editor: Recent actions by our Houston County board at their August 19, 2014 board meeting have left me shocked and angry. At the beginning of the meeting commissioner Steve Schuldt made a motion to stop the public comment portion of the Houston County Board meeting. Teresa Walter and Judy Storlie voted for […]
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 […]