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Flynn letter: Traffic problems near school

I have lived on Locustwood Avenue more than 21 years.
Living beside the school (Erwin Elementary), I understand that you must pick up your children. This year, however, has been the worst ever. I don’t understand why some people think it is OK to block my driveway and Pink Dogwood Avenue. It is really sad when a few people think the rules don’t apply to them.
Yeah, I’m talking about you, lady in the blue SUV and the family in the little black car that was blocking Pink Dogwood and would not move.


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Walker letter: Help find wanted man

This letter is in response to “System failing to keep us safe” by Ramond  Johnson of Indian Land in the Nov. 19 edition of The Lancaster News.
I agree with everything Mr. Johnson said in his letter to the editor regarding the “Man wanted for attempted murder” in the Nov. 12 edition of The Lancaster News.  
But I have another question: Why has a person been arrested and pleaded guilty 10 times, but hasn’t been found and arrested for attempted murder?  


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Weeks letter: Plug scooter chairs in after use

There are many who are disabled and have to use scooter chairs. I am one myself.
I appreciate the chairs being provided for our use in Walmart. There is no possible way I can walk from one side of the store to the other.
The problem I see is those who do not plug them back in when they are finished using them.
Many times I have plugged them back in after someone parked them and walked out the door. My husband has driven them in from the parking lot numerous times.
Please be considerate and plug them back in for the next person to use.


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Mackey letter: Mackey thanks his supporters

I, Lancaster City Councilman Gonzie Mackey, would like to thank everyone for the support, trust and confidence to allow me to serve you for another term in office representing District 2, but truthfully representing the entire city as a whole.
I really take my position as a city councilman very seriously. Like I stated in my first debate, I may not know everyone personally or treat everyone the same, but my promise to you was that I will treat everyone fairly. Your concerns and complaints are mine.


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Crabtree letter: Giving thanks for unexpected things

Thanksgiving is when, as a nation, we give thanks for the important blessings in our lives.
For many, that likely includes family, good health, a decent job and the like. And we should be thankful if we enjoy any or all of those things.
For some in our society, however, working hard doesn’t always produce enough income to make ends meet.
Many rural and small town Americans depend on something that the rest of us don’t likely think about that often, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), to help get through some of the tough times.


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Boling thanks voters for their support

Now that the election is over and all the votes have been counted, I want to say a very special thank you to all of you who voted for me in the Cane Creek Watershed Board race. The promise that I make to you is that I will never disappoint you. In fact, you may be pleasantly surprised at how hard I will work for you.

I am looking forward to working with Ann, Amanda and Tony Sistare and all other directors to make this the best watershed possible.


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Those who fight for our freedom are true heroes

The men and women who have served and fought for our great country’s freedom are America’s true heroes. Many have lost their lives for our freedom.

May God grant you the peace you deserve and may you get the reward you truly deserve. No country can come close to America, and you made it all possible. America must never fall. We back down from no one.

For all the men and women who have fought and served our great country; for all those who made the ultimate sacrifice; we thank you.


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System failing to keep us safe

In reading the article, “Man wanted for attempted murder,” in the Nov. 12 edition of The Lancaster News, it’s obvious someone is not doing his or her job. A person who has been arrested and pleaded guilty 10 times in a seven-year period should never have been released to the public. Who keeps giving him probation?

Ramond Johnson

Indian Land


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Sistare pledges to do his best on board

Thank you to all who voted in this year’s election. Your vote is your right to choose who you think will do the best in that position.

I will do my best to serve on the Cane Creek Watershed Board. I will do what I can to make sure that your tax dollars are spent in an appropriate manner for the upkeep of our county’s watershed dams, basins and spill-ways. I would also like to thank Amanda Roberts, district manager, for all her help and for the great job that she does for our county.

 

Tony Sistare

Cane Creek Watershed Board


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WAGL was an important voice for the community

For as long as I can remember, listening to 1560 WAGL has been a Sunday morning tradition in the households of many families throughout our city, county and beyond under the ownership of Leonard “Len” Phillips.

The station was upgraded in transformer power and well-maintained, according to standards.

With a lot of ambition and hard work, Phillips took WAGL to another level. And our little station became the center of mass communication, information and music in our little city and county.


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