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Vaught best choice
for District 8 voters
It is my pleasure to encourage voters in District 8 including Coastal Carolina University and surrounding areas to vote for Johnny Vaught for County Council. Johnny is an outstanding leader in our community. His passion for helping Horry County become an improved, safer place to own a business, live and raise a family, while welcoming visitors to the area is unparalleled by any other candidate for office.
He will work diligently to balance the needs of the retirement community, the younger professional residents, and the visitors we so desperately need to enhance our economy, all while encouraging business leaders to establish higher paying jobs within our county.
I am confident that his combined experience in business, education and community involvement will propel him into leadership roles as it has in almost every endeavor for which he has engaged. He has found a foundation in public service and serving the congregation at First United Methodist Church. With this foundation and his dedication, Johnny Vaught is the only candidate for this job.
Burt von Hermann
Don’t be fooled; Miler
will spend tax dollars
Democrat Vida Miller recently sent out a misleading mailer that cast her as a fiscal conservative. This is laughable. The truth is that her record as a state legislator shows she’s a big government liberal, who has supported spending millions of tax dollars on wasteful pork barrel projects.
According to the S.C. Club for Growth, Vida voted against the governor’s vetoes of pork barrel projects 96 percent of the time. The Club for Growth compiled “The Lard List,” of the 50 most outrageous pork projects. Vida supported all 50 — the worst pork record in the state House.
Not only does she support wasteful spending, she thinks our taxes are too low. Vida has repeatedly called for raising our state gas tax, increasing not only what we’d pay at the pump, but the cost of groceries and all other goods shipped by truck.
Praise to writer
who applauded coach
Re: Oct. 6 letter from Dennis Dunham, “‘Hosanna’ to Arizona football coach who led his team in prayer”
This was a very well written, thought provoking letter and said most of what needed to be said.
There are only two thoughts I would like to add: Matthew 5:11 says “Blessed are those who are persecuted in my name,” and Matthew 10:33 says “But whoever shall deny me before men, I will also deny him before my Father who is in Heaven.” We need to keep these verses in mind because one day we will be judged by our actions and some are going to be very hard to explain. Read your Bible, go to church, pray without ceasing.