COMER - Freda Ann Gable, 57, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at Northridge Medical Center. Ms. Gable was born in Royston and was a homemaker. Survivors include brothers, William Harris, Canon, and Bobby Harris, Winterville; sister, Sue Herring, Royston; and special friend, James Heflin, Comer. Memorial services were held Monday, October 27, at ...
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DANIELSVILLE - Emily M. Williams, 74, wife of 36 years to Robert L. Williams, died Thursday, October 23, 2014. A native of Monroe, she was the daughter of the late George Virgil Malcom and Anna Haster Malcom. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Monroe and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Robert; siblings and their ...
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Danielsville city council members agreed to purchase two used police vehicles for the city police department at their October meeting.
Police chief Brenan Baird was authorized to purchase a 2007 Chevy Tahoe and a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria at a cost of $22,000 for both.
Mayor Todd Higdon said their 2004 Crown Vic, which has had a lot of mechanical issues in recent months, will be traded in for $3,000 in trade equity.
He estimated it would cost about $1,500 to paint and re-stripe a portion of the new vehicles.
Chief Baird said both vehicles were “company demos” with “everything” on them.
In other news for the police department, Baird told the council that his department responded to 67 calls for service including four drunk/reckless driver calls. Baird commented that it had been a “rather busy month” with a heavy call volume for him and his officers.
He also reported that two child car seat safety checks that were performed in September at Danielsville Elementary. [Full Story »]
I am heartened to see that reasonable people can come to a reasonable conclusion. In a secular society, those without belief in God or gods, should have the same rights protected as those with a belief in a supernatural entity. [Full Story »]
This letter is in response to the letter from Rebecca Hale of the American Humanist Association and to the Freedom from Religion Foundation, Please also forward to the Madison County School Board. [Full Story »]