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Opinion Letters

First Presbyterian Church hosted its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day. We thank all who helped make this event a success this year.

What started as a small outreach to our church family has grown over the years to help meet the needs of our community. This year we served over 300 meals, many more than last year. We, at the church, are very grateful to all who volunteered who make this event possible. Over 50 helpers joined us, and it was particularly wonderful to have so many young people pitch in this year. Their energy and willingness made the work seem light.

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This is to pass along information that my efforts to acquire ownership of WRGC radio were successful. Thanks to the Jackson County Commissioners for their commitment to make this effort work.

We will be changing from the 680 frequency to the 540 frequency with 5000 watts. Our coverage area should be from Canton to Nantahala and Otto to the top of the Great Smokies.

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Locally produced services can make great gifts

As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide us monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods — merchandise that has been produced at the expense of our labor forces. This year will be different. This year, Americans will give the gift of genuine concern for each other at home. At gift giving time, there is no longer the old excuse, that nothing can be found produced at home by our own citizens.

Oh ... Yes, here is a list! Think outside the box, people! Who says a gift needs to fit in a shoe box, wrapped in Chinese produced wrapping paper?

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Volunteering for a charity is wonderful, but did you ever wonder how many jobs people might have if people didn’t volunteer? Case in point!

Angel hospital. We just saw a picture where Mr. Hubbs, CEO of Angel hospital stated by having so many volunteers that Angel saved over $300,000, I think that money could have been salaries to Macon County residents.

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