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Letters to the Editor for July 3, 2024
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Celebrating community commitment this Independence Day

Dear Editor,
As the Postmaster of Guyton, I am writing to express the unwavering commitment of our postal staff to serving our wonderful community. With Independence Day approaching, a time when we celebrate our nation's independence and the freedoms we cherish, it is also a fitting moment to reflect on the values that bind us together.
The Postal Service has been an integral part of American life for centuries, connecting people across vast distances, facilitating communication and commerce.

Here in Guyton, my team and I take immense pride in continuing this tradition. Our dedication goes beyond simply delivering mail and packages; it extends to being a reliable and supportive presence in our community.
Every day, our staff works diligently to ensure that your letters, packages, and essential communications reach their destinations promptly and securely. We understand that the trust you place in us is vital, and we strive to uphold that trust through our hard work and dedication.
As we celebrate Independence Day, let us also celebrate the spirit of community and the importance of staying connected. The 4th of July is a reminder of the strength and resilience that define our nation. It is these same qualities that our postal employees embody each day as they serve you.
We are honored to be a part of this community and to contribute to its well-being. On behalf of the entire postal staff, I wish you all a joyful and safe 4th of July. Let us come together to celebrate not only our nation's independence but also the unity and dedication that make Guyton, a special place to live.
Thank you for your continued trust and support.


Mary Shannon Grace
Guyton, GA 31312


Young person concerned about building and pollution

To whom it may concern:

Greetings, I am Isaiah, and I am 9 years old, and I live on Midland Road.

I went to the protest today with my mom, and we were in the overflow room, so I could not speak. I am writing the letter to tell you about my point of view of the houses project.

First of all, you are making three types of pollution happen. You are causing air, water, and forest pollution. You cut down trees, which keep the air clean; and even worse, when you burn the wood, you are causing the air to get dirty with all the black, polluted smoke. When you cut down a lot of trees, the area gets very clear, but when it rains a lot, the area will get flooded and will cause a lot of damage. And also, when you cut down trees, the animals will have no more homes and will probably leave the area.

Second of all, now that you voted for more houses, I am AFRAID for me and my school. My class already has 24 kids. Now that you’re making new houses, you are bringing at least 1,000 more kids to nearby schools. How many more kids are you going to put in my classroom? Also, my school bus is full now. How many buses are you going to give us?

Also, what about entertainment? Once you add more homes, the yards will turn out to be very small, so the other kids will have no space to play. Where can we all play now? Are you going to build us a new park?

I hope you understand my frustration. I did not hear about these concerns in the meeting. I am very disappointed in all of you who voted yes.




Isaiah Rivera