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February 21, 2018 Page 3A Reporter 1 alot of talent within the SO that should be Sheriff. votes: 66 My husband atthe MCSO Has NEVER screamed at any kids.Wrong deputy. Get the facts before you point fingers. Better yet, mind your own business! votes: 39 It's time for armed securit7 at all schools. One resource officer is not enough. Protect our children and teachers. votes: 22 To the person that keeps venting about T.G.S. If Bibb countywould love to have you! votes: 19 Prayers for the families, schools, teachers, and children in Florida. votes: 16 I back the blue 100%. But Sheriff, can we take some of the officers sitting on 41 and 75all day running radar and put them into our s~ls to protect our children? votes: 13 Whatever happened to to eaE Sorry the people ofthis country are going crazy.That's all folks .votes: 11 Mrs. Langford is bitter, Registered Democrats should not be permitted to have weaoons.That~ If you do not like or agree with the administration at TG Scott- you should quit hater--I guarantee you will not be missed one bit!l! votes: 9 I can't thinkof many places in Monroe County where residents have to park on the street. Is it really that big a problem; percentage wise? votes:.9 Teachers BOE, to arms, to arms. votes: 9 Development Authority, I will trade you a Papa John's, a Zaxby's and a Huddle House for just one Longhorn Steakhouse. Heck, rll even throw in a gas station, vOtes: 9 So we hired a CEO for MCH and picking up her salary and still paying 13million to Navient for management fees over the next 3 years??? Sounds like more waste to me. votes: 8 Officers of the law rushed into the school WHY do so many Americans hate law enforcement???!!! votes: 6 Americans and Church al- lowed God to be removed &om our public educa- tion. Now, we are watch- ing the results of evil with- in our school systems. Unless Godis brought baCk into the school, evil By Diane Glidewell Bob Goldberg will bring an informational seminar to Monroe County on Thursday, March 1 about Adult Guardianship and' Special Needs Trusts. Itl will help those who care for loved ones with spe- cial needs plan for the future. Those who care for family members who cannot advocate effec- tively for themselves cannot help but worry about what would hap- pen were they not able to advocate for their family member. The seminar will provide some answers. The seminar is meant for you if your loved one: receives/will need Medicaid, SSI or both; has complex care needs; has a mental illness or disability; lives in a group home or other supported environment. The goal is to insure benefits and help pre- serve quality of life. Goldberg presents the seminar periodically in various locations, and Monroe County Board of Education asked that he bring the informa- tion to Monroe County. The seminar will be at the DOE board room, 25 Brooklyn Ave Forsyth at 5:45 p.rh. on March 1. A light supper will be provided; please call ahead so that plans can be made to serve those coming. Contact parent coordinator Beth Smith at 478-994-2031 ext. 1603. Goidberg graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1982 and University of Michigan Law School in 1990. He has special- ized in Estate Planning and Elder Law since 1999. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder. Law Attorneys and Wealth Counsel. He and his staff have helped over 3,000 families develop com- prehensive plans to pro- tect their families and property, navigate the long-term care maze of Medicare, Medicaid and VA benefits, and make their way through the probate process. Goldberg and his wife, Kimberley, have two boys, Simon and Seth. Simon is a freshman at the Colorado School of Mines and Seth will graduate from high school this May. When not busy practicing law, Goldberg enjoys read- ing thrillers and biog- raphies, watching TV, orienteering, running, and spending time with his boys. Lucear given Customer Service award Glenda Lucear was given the Customer Service Award by Kelly Hiers at the annual chamber of commerce banquet last month. CORRECTION A story in the Feb. 14 Re- porter, "Sheriff re-shuffled top staff" should have said that Capt. Mike Ogletree and Lt.lawson Bittick were promoted and moved to overseeing the support services division. Also, the article should have said that possible sheriff's candidate Michael Bittick is in fact related to sheriff John Cary Bittick as a cousin. The I~regnan~ Center J of Yo<