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The Monroe County Reporter May 16, 2018 Proud to be FULL SERVICE AUTO REPAIR . Oil Changes . Major Repairs . Tires .24.Hour Towing . Tune-ups .0nsite Fleet Sen ce Cristi Lanclers Monroe County is known for being a little like "May- berry" Everyone knows everyone and sometimes this may seem to be the problem for most. In my personal opinion, this May- berry stereotype is what helped me and my family back in 2011. In April 2011, my house was destroyed by a tomado. My family and I lost everything. We didn't even know where to start at picking up the pieces of our lives and I literally mean "picking up" the pieces. The citizens of Monroe County and other counties came to our place and started work- ing diligently in helping us Charles B. Haygood, Jr. Pracn~ing Law, Since 1968 Larry P. Lynch Practicing Law Since 1972 Robert 1~ HarHs Practicing Law Since 1984 C. Robert Melton Practicing Law Since 1974 Molly Hudson Watson Practicing Law Since 1998 A preeminent legal practice carr),ing the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register. Our firm is proud to trace its heritage lbr over 100 yeal~ to its roots in the 1890s. Haygood, Lynch, Harris, Melton & Watson, LLP ATTORNEYS AT LAW 87 N. Lee Street Forsyth, GA 31029 478-99N5171 www, hlhmw.com I dean up the debris. People were br'mging in containers of tubs to put everything in so that we could go through it at a later time. The vet took in our three dogs, checked them out, and boarded them for a week and did not charge us a penny. Food was deliv- ered to us. Money was giv- en to us. Hotel rooms were given to us. Most impor- tantly there were churches from all over the county there working and praying for us. There were several who searched for our miss- ing dog and several that searched for my missing wedding band. Fortunately, both were found by people who jus wanted to lend a hand and help. I am forever grateful and indebted to the residents of Monroe Count. I will never forget that unselfishness that was poured onto us as we were in shock and devas- tated. This is why Monroe County is So important to me and why I love this county. The county is like a big family. People may bicker and argue but when it comes down to it, the people of the county will always put aside their dif- ferences and help the fellow countians. This is my way to personally thank each and every one of you for your sacrifice d .uring that horrible time in my life. God was smiling from ear to ear that day as he seen the county come together for a neighbor. God works in mysterious way. That day he brought neighbors together and the commu- nity together. Plu b mg ComgaW xtOg D Ken Davis, "Wendy Sue Fido" and Will "Buck Davis Proud to be Celebrating the 197th Birthday of Monroe County! Residential & Commercial .New Construction. Remodeling INSTALL & REPAIR Disposals. Leaky Pipes. Tolits Pump Repair. Gas Lines. Winterizing Backflow Installation & Testing. Clogged Sinks & Tubs, Faucets Water Heaters, Showers, Bathtubs, Septic Tanks Pumping & Repair GA Master Plumber, W. Ken Davis Lic. M005060 FREE ESTIMATES Voted 2017 bit Plumberi & Beet Plumbing Company by the reederI 0f the nroe County Rel r As we celebrate Founders Week, I want to take this opportunity to TIMNE thepeople of Monroe County for your loyal support. We appreciate you/-Theo Witherell, Owner 6 am - 11am Yogi Best 2017 ereakf by Ihe reade~ of Ue Monroe Courtly Repater Bar 3 p.m.-11 p:m. Whole Catfish, Fried Tilapia, Stuffed Crab, Butterfly Shrimp, Bite Size Shrimp, Cold Boiled Shrimp, Cold Seafood Salad, Fried Clams, Baked Salmon, Baked Fish, Shrimp & Grits with Affredo Sauce, Hush Puppies, Potato Logs, Clam Chowder Soup, Low Country Boil Saturday $12.99 Steak & BBQ Ribs (With Seafood Bar) New Menu Items! Friday Only $12.99 Fresh Fried Oysters, Fried Trout 323 Harold G. Clark Pkwy. Forsyth, GA 478-994-1314 ~,v~, := 7 ~:~,~ :~, .~ ; ~ ,:~, Houm. iI bie 4 houri PE~NS i