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"Septem Tired The 72 years old his younger years (like lots of other presidents) but give him a break not votes: 11 iR orter What do you call someone who takes a lot from the government, even as that someone refuses to put their fair share into the pot? Apparently, you call that person Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor. Yep, ole Stacey got caught with her curls down by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. They reported on Tuesday that she's a leader in the state legislature, and not in a good way. No, she's in the Top 5 among lawmakers in the number of days she daims to do work out- side of the 40-day session. Each day she claims allows herto collect $173 in daily expenses from the state treasury. In 2011 she daimed an unbelievable 155 days of non-session work, allowing her to pocket $26,815 in addition to her $18,000 per year salary as a part-time legislator. Well it's good to see them Democrats are winning at something. Now, maybe Abrams is just working extra hard at law-making and deserves that bonus pay. Maybe. After all, she pays taxes into the coffers like the rest of us. Except, she doesn't. It's well known that Abrams owes the IRS $54,000, even as she loaned her campaign for governor $50,000. Apparently, getting power is more important to her than paying her taxes. Look, Abrams seems like a nice lady. She has a nice smile. But her socialist ideas are bad, and her own personal ethics seem even worse. We ain't real keen on her opponent Brian Kemp. He apparently owes people money too. But at least he pays his taxes before his lenders. We're gonna have to vote for him. It's a matter of self-defense. BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT invites " F0rsyth's 3A sdl for Sad murder for Air Jordan's but that is part of Nike advertising. votes: 6 Looks like the peachy goeda votes: 6 For those who no scandals, talk to the abandoned Benghazi heros, or the loved ones of the law enforcement officer killed in Obama's AG's "Fast and Furi- ous" scandal. Seek out Trump beat the Bush dynasty, 16 Republi- cans, the FBI, the media, voter fraud cheaters, the political class, Clinton dynasty, the Obamas, the elites in BOTH par- ties, AND now Google Votes: 5 To see immaturity, look at Democrats who are still didn't Their divisive tantrum continues. Chasing p'#0pl d0wn streets, stealing hats, refusing to serve 'Trump voters, on and on. Shame on them. Too bad their Mamas didfft teach them to be gracious losers, votes: 4 Shauna Bramlett is the owner of Forsyth's new- est business, Hometown Treasures Monograms & Gift Shop. She invites everyone to "Come by and say 'hello!'" at 51 W. Johnston Street, just off the downtown square. Customers will find special gifts, clothing, jewelry, home decor and, of course, monogram- ming. Bramlett said that one of her favorite things about having a business in Forsyth is the small town atmosphere, where every- one knows one another. She knows that customers will be delighted when they check out her low prices, and it is important to her that customers are satisfied with their shop- ping experience. Future plans for Home- town Treasures Mono- grams & Gift Shop are to grow with Forsyth. Bram- lett said that her philoso- phy is: At the end of every day, be happy with who you are and content with where you have been. The Grand Opening ' a that! votes: 3 and ribbon cutting for Hometown Treasures Monograms & Gift Shop, sponsored by Forsyth- Friday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. Monroe County Chamber Bramlett will celebrate of Commerce, will be Forsyth man brought back to life Early prediction was By Will Davis even had their medical di- times where we function so WRONG as the "pup- pubhsher@mymcr.net rector, Dr. Allen Stokes, in well together" said Perry, pies" took a bile out of tow as he was training the adding that it explains why that Peach. OUCH. votes: An older Forsyth man staffon a new automatic fire trucks and their equip- 3 had stopped breathing and CPR machine. Before long ment are often needed Our athletic facilities are had no pulse after collaps- the patient had a pulse, had along with ambulances. embarassing but thanking in the parking lot of been intubated and wasPerry said the incident you Lord that our pre- the Monroe Food Mart on on a portable ventilator, shows why EMS is expand- cious BeE offices will be MLK Drive on Wednesday life-saving measures that ing its capabilities around I ' ensured he would make it the county, to resolve life- renovated: I just couldn t morning. stand the thought of our Thankfully, someone to Navicent-Medical Cen- threatening problems. called 911 and within two ter for more testing. Perry said it's the second minutes, city firefighters Monroe County EMS time this year local first re- in their office! votes: 3 Eddie Bowden, Daniel chief Matt Perry said it was sponders have saved a life, SPEAK for YOURSELF! Fullmore and Tyler English another example of city noting a firefighter found OBAMA never did ONE had arrived and used CPR and county first responders a man who had stopped thing for The Workingto bring him back to life. working together to save breathing on April 24 in Class, AFRICAN AMERI-Monroe County EMS ar- lives. High Falls and brought CANS or Other ETHNIC rived soon thereafter and "This is one of those him back to life. GROUPS, or MONROE COUNTY. Remember the * National media and Democratic Party were in bed together having hanky-panky and some- one knocked on the door. In walks Mr. Trump!!! votes: 3 The iSe son who said that the Culloden and didn't have to watch and everyone was a volun- teer. No tax money was wasted. 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