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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
    I read with much interest “Folklore” in, I believe, the August 28, 2014, issue of the Pickens County Progress. I looked back at “Folklore tells us about winter weather to come” in the October 2013 issue of your paper which I had saved. I am inclined to agree with folklore and the Almanac who had it right as opposed to the professionals with research meteorologist. They totally missed it last winter.
    Folklore my mother passed to me: If the leaves are thick it will be a cold winter. Not the thickness of the leaf itself but the density of the leaves on the tree.

Thank you,
Sue Tatum

Dear Editor:
    I‘ve followed with interest the story on Atlanta news about the lady that was shot and killed on the streets of Helen. It was a tragic thing, but now the family has gotten a lawyer who wants to sue the City of Helen. I can’t see that the city has anything to do with it. Not only that but they want to believe and have you and I believe that it was a hate crime...


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