Bill Knowles Is A Great Elected Official

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Well again, Bill Knowles has shown what a great elected official he is.  He truly is a man who cares about the citizens, unlike many who are elected. 

Thank you for your service, Mr. Knowles.

Glen Pope
East Ridge

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