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Your Views: County should keep its word with a new library for Clermont
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In response to the comments made by Adrian Mixson, we really do need to set the record straight. Clermont may be a tiny town, but we are an established community with a big heart. I have been a resident here for 20 years; we have a tiny doublewide-sized library that is not large enough to serve our community.

It makes absolutely no sense whatsoever to build a new library in the middle of nowhere and promote more development in the rural areas halfway between two towns. We are not in favor of another South Hall super development here in North Hall. We do not need to neglect an already established community that pays taxes.

The town of Clermont receives no property tax, but its residents have long awaited this library for our adults and children alike. We would like to see honesty and integrity from our elected officials. They need to keep their word and stop twisting the facts to suit the moment.

Hall County needs to man up and do the right thing for a change. Taxes are paid, promises broken. Maybe we need to rethink again next election time.

We are tired of broken promises and corruption. Just because we are close to the county line does not mean we cannot serve our community with a decent library. If we voted for this SPLOST, we should be able to have the library we asked for years ago. If Rabbittown can have a library so close to the main branch, then we should be awarded our town library.

Linda Simmons

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