Bill Knowles Appreciates The Voters Of Hamilton County

Friday, August 8, 2014

I’m appreciative to the voters of Hamilton County for their expression of confidence at the polls. 

I sincerely believe that the busy citizens who need County Clerk services should be treated with courtesy and given assistance as though they could choose a competitor if available…across the street. My efficient team of deputy clerks shares this attitude. 

With Almighty God’s help this will continue to be my goal as custodian of this important county office. 

Bill Knowles



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