Dear editor: My family and I wish to express our deep and sincere gratitude for all the continuous support shown to me during my campaign for commissioner, and especially for your votes of confidence on Nov. 2. I want everyone to know that we are continuing to work diligently to earn your trust and support throughout the runoff election on Nov. 30.
Dear editor: Only in Richmond Hill can a veterans group consisting of more than 3 million veterans be forgotten on Veterans Day. You can tell Ms. Jan Bass doesn't work for city hall anymore.
Dear editor: Hospice Savannah's staff, leaders and volunteers would like to thank and honor all past veterans as well as those currently going into harm's way to protect our freedoms, liberty and security on this Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Dear editor: To the citizens of Bryan County: On behalf of the 2010 Campaign Committee, United Way of the Coastal Empire, Bryan County Office, we would like to offer this brief report and appeal in the waning days of our campaign. First, the report: we are at 64 percent of our modest goal of $75,000. We're so very grateful for the generous contributions of hard-earned dollars by so many of you – our most concerned ...
Dear editor: Veterans Day is a national holiday to honor all who have served in the United States Military Services. "It is easy to take liberty for granted, if you have never had it taken from you." (Dick Cheney)
Dear editor: Richmond Hill desperately needs to grow its way out of the legacy of debt left to us by the previous administration. We are paying for an $800,000 amphitheatre and a $6 million city center that bleeds red about $40,000 every month. The debt service alone on the project costs us $26,000 per month.
Dear editor: In review of the incident you published concerning Father Bob Poandl on Sept. 18, 2010, I would like to offer another view of the facts.
Dear Editor: As the fall temperatures drop, the political signs go up! If you are like me, you have noticed the abundance of campaign signs along Hwy. 144, but for some reason there seems to be plenty of candidates for District 4 wanting your vote to obtain the coveted position of County Commissioner. Our county commissioner's purpose is to represent the citizens of Bryan County by identifying and clarifying the needs of its people and ...
Editor, There is an item of utmost importance to be decided on the Nov. 2 ballot. Amendment 2 proposes "Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to impose an annual $10 trauma charge on certain passenger motor vehicles in this state for the purpose of funding trauma care?"
Dear Editor: Your article "Council tables request to clear land" in your Oct. 9, 2010, newspaper quotes Steve Croy as saying "… the project is also an opportunity to bring jobs to Richmond Hill, not only during the engineering, surveying and construction phase." My question to Mr. Croy is will he be bringing these firms from Savannah or where?
Dear Editor: I am writing as the parent of a special needs son, age 12, in (Richmond Hill) Middle School that has just been elected by his sixth grade classmates as "Homecoming Prince" during the recent festivities and football game on Oct. 13. I cannot tell you how moved my wife and I are that these children are as nurturing and supportive of Charlie Penn despite his obvious "differences." He is very interactive and affectionate, ...
Dear Editor: The election on Nov. 2 is probably the most important one in recent memory and may be the most important since the founding of our country. The choice is between moving ahead with the Democratic Party's progressive agenda or returning to a constitutionally limited government as was intended by our Founding Fathers.
Editor, Most researchers of autism believe that improper development of the mirror neuron system is the cause. There is no agreement on what causes the disruption of the development. The mirror neuron system is the part of the brain that learns to recognize and repeat facial expressions, body language and vocal tones. It's how all of our social interaction takes place.
Dear Editor: It was a beautiful fall day in Savannah Monday, Sept. 27, when dozens of golfers headed to Southbridge Golf Club to play in the 2nd annual charity tournament benefitting the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation in Augusta. The Burn Foundation and the Savannah community forged a unique and solid bond in February 2008 when 20 employees of Imperial Sugar Plant explosion were flown to Augusta for treatment at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center ...
Dear Editor: This letter is in response to your front page article, "City hopes to hold millage rate in 2011." That should read, "City doesn't cut spending but finds money from your federal tax dollars and may not have to raise your taxes."