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Letters, Nov. 8

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Mayor can’t stand the heat

To the editor:

You know that you (The Mountaineer) are doing a really good job when the mayor attacks you publicly for doing your job (journalism).

You simply reported the facts without attacking anyone, and he couldn’t stand the heat when the public opposed his position.

Reminds me of something I think President Truman said, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.”

Robert Persons


Help contact a friend

To the editor:

I am reaching out due to trying to contact a dear friend whom I have lost touch with her name is Elsie Anderlik and she used to live on Utah Mountain Road my letter was returned and the number I have for her is not in service. I am hoping you can help I live in Connecticutt now after leaving North Carolina due to domestic violence and live in New England.

If you or anywhere here at the paper knows Elsie please give her my email address my name is different now for safety concerns however she knows me as Michelle and is welcome to contact me.

Thank you so much. I really miss Haywood County the best haircut I have ever had in my life was at Robert Ellis Salon, the best pastry Whitman’s’ Bakery, the best lunch Lomo grill, oh, I miss Haywood County.

New England is different and colder if you can imagine. Have a blessed day and thank you for listening. My email is

Jacquelyn Worth-Barrows


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