Editor, As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You can see seas of pink shirts and pink ribbon magnets on the backs of cars - even some purple ribbons, which are reserved for the brave survivors of this deadly disease.
Editor, On Tuesday, Sept. 14, there was a regular meeting of the Ludowici City Council. One item on the agenda was the hiring of another family member. Actually, she had been hired illegally on Aug. 19.
Editor, The Long County Library would like to thank you for supporting our library over the years. You have been very generous and gracious by helping us announce many of our programs. You have done this as a public service at no charge to our library. We are a nonprofit organization so it really is helpful that we don't have to pay to have our activities and programs announced.
Editor, I am writing in response to the Sept. 20 article, "Priest cleared of allegation, returns to Pembroke parish."
Editor, I just wanted to say how the replacement of Dr. Vicki Albritton, the former Bradwell Institute principal, makes me feel. It makes me angry because of the fact that we, as students, were an afterthought in the change. No one stopped to say, "Hey, how will this affect the students?" And that is simply because the Liberty County Board of Education doesn't care about the students.
Editor, I am excited about the work that is going on in Liberty County in the area of homeless prevention and assistance.
Editor, A couple of weeks ago, I witnessed an incident at The Heritage Bank in Walmart that I think is worthy of telling the public about.
Editor, East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 is hosting the second annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 6. In order for this parade to be a huge success, we need the assistance of all organizations, residents, community and business leaders in Liberty County. With the soldiers of the 3rd ID returning to our community, we must show them our appreciation as well as thank the countless veterans who call Liberty County home.
Editor, I personally would like to take a few minutes to express my thanks to Liberty Regional Medical Center CEO Mr. Scott Kroell and the hospital's emergency room team for the outstanding medical care my son-in-law received on Friday, Sept. 10.
Editor, As a concerned citizen, I'm wondering why I have received information that a friend of mine applied for a construction job in this city, on a city project, that is being paid for with tax money. This applicant was refused employment because he did not speak Spanish.
Editor, On Sept. 11, 2010, the American Legion Post 168 and the American Legion Post 168 Ladies Auxiliary prepared a meal for area first responders to honor them for their service. On this day, a few of us who were on duty and our families were fortunate enough to be able to eat with the post members.
Editor, A female boxer that was abandoned on West 15th Street near 196 and Parker's has caught the attention of the blogging community. The plight of this starving creature has touched the hearts of many animal lovers and people are out there looking for her to take her off the streets.
Editor, If you graduated from high school in Long County you may not know it, but you are part of a nonprofit organization that has been doing a lot of good things for the students of Long County High School. That organization is the Long County High School Alumni Association, and there are no dues, no membership cards and no obligations - unless you would like to help!
Dear Editor: For more than 40 years, the three Senior Corps programs – RSVP, Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions – have engaged age 55-plus volunteers in service to meet critical needs. Last year more than 500,000 Senior Corps volunteers provided 98 million hours of service estimated to be worth more than 2 billion dollars. The first ever Senior Corps week – is taking place September 20-24 – to celebrate the extraordinary commitment and contribution made by Senior Corps volunteers. It will recognize how service by older Americans benefits everyone – volunteers, the community and our nation. It helps volunteers by keeping them active, healthy ...
Editor, My name is Kenneth Williams and I live in Quakertown, Pa. I have a son, S/Sgt. Bryon Williams, who lives in Richmond Hill, but is now stationed in Afghanistan with Delta Co. 3/17 Cav.