Editor: Another year has wound down for our Christmas for Kids program. We were able to provide Christmas for almost 1,000 kids in Oconee County and a Christmas meal for close to 500 families.
Editor: A recent letter said I was “somewhat sacrilegious.”
Editor: I want to thank you for your editorial several weeks ago defending one of your columnists and a frequent writer against personal attacks.
Editor: This GOP tax bill is the best ever written and paid for by big-moneyed special interests and enhances more wealth accumulation for the very rich and large corporations.
The agenda in this correspondence is somewhat personal, but this issue made me realize our county leaders think very little of the taxpaying citizens of Oconee County.
As always, it’s hard to know where to start with Doug LeCroy’s column from Saturday.
Mr. Smith attempts to write to you stating that he has a problem filling the live nativity scene.
Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to address questions printed in Tell Willie in the Dec. 1 issue of The Journal.
Editor: When I was a child, Christmas was the biggest day of the year for me. It meant a lot of gifts and seeing beautiful decorations put up. We always cut a live tree off of our property to decorate.
Editor: The upcoming Senate election in Alabama is a test of the moral fiber of that state’s voters.
Editor: So where was the Democrats’ tax reform bill?
Editor: I had the pleasure of attending the events held in Westminster Nov. 25.
The cacophony of complaints generated by the proposed tax bills demonstrates the incredible difficulty in eliminating or even modifying a government benefit once it has been enjoyed.
At the entrance to Springwood Cemetery on Main Street in Greenville stands a statue of a Confederate American soldier.