No solutions for homeowners

Dear Editor: One of the most important pieces of legislation that will be passed this year and next — SB 2 Property Insurance — was pushed through a special session of the State Legislature in a matter of 48 hours, under the guise of “fixing” the collapsing insurance market. Following the delivery of a $2 … Read more

Riding Club responds

Dear Editor: I would like to say to Bob Milner, Dale Woodruff, and the Bradford County Fair Association, shame on you for breaking kids dreams. You said the Bradford County Riding Club didn’t have many members and most were from out of county. That was true during COVID, but they were starting to come back. … Read more

What would Jesus really do?

Dear Editor: The Republican party boasts it holds the market on Christianity. It should own up and embrace – “What would Jesus do?” On almost any political issue, whether its immigration, gun violence, crime, or social issues, including care for the destitute, homeless, sick, mentally ill or climate change, etc., Republicans hate the question and … Read more

CIS gives thanks

Dear Editor: Communities In Schools of Bradford County is a nonprofit organization that provides the tools and support services for students in need to stay in school and achieve in life. The nonprofit Communities In Schools – Bradford County 16th annual Communities “Fore” Kids golf tournament was held Oct. 21, 2022, at Turkey Creek Golf … Read more

Florida Forest Week

Dear Editor: “Florida Forests Week – In recognition of the importance of Florida’s forests, the week of Oct. 23-29, 2022, is being celebrated across Florida as “Florida Forests Week.” The week recognizes the importance of Florida’s forests and forest-related industries to our state’s environment and economy. According to a study by the University of Florida’s … Read more

Dodging a bullet

Dear Editor: We have just dodged a bullet in that Hurricane Ian took a path that spared our area any serious damage. It did bring an event at my house that emphasized how much praise and appreciation is due for our city employees. On Thursday morning my electric power went out and I heard a … Read more

Wake up

Has America become the land of “Special Interest” and home of the double standard?   Let’s see, if we lie to Congress, it’s a felony, but if Congress lies to us, it’s just politics.  If we dislike a Black person, we’re racist, but if a Black person dislikes whites, it’s their First Amendment right.  The … Read more

What are we waiting for now?

Dear Editor: In July, HPSII, the company proposing to mine for phosphate in Bradford and Union counties, dropped its nearly $300 million Harris Act lawsuit against Union County. The case was dismissed without prejudice, so they can refile if they so desire and feel they have a valid case worth fighting; but what about Bradford … Read more

Many thanks from a grateful teacher

Dear Editor: I would like take this opportunity to thank the Bradford County Education Foundation for its recent Leave a Legacy dinner which honored Mrs. Linda Alday and myself for our years of service in the school district. The work they do to support our schools is truly amazing. The generosity of spirit they showed … Read more

Cemetery solutions

Dear Editor: Since the Telegraph had an article dealing with the lack of attention to keeping up the Crosby Lake Cemetery, I have heard from several people expressing their concern for something to be done.  I know that when I moved to Starke, some of the churches were involved in handling the cemetery, apparently part … Read more