Hurrah For Bill Knowles

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Thank you William Finley “Bill” Knowles for the way you have led the Hamilton County Clerk office. 

In full disclosure, I have been a friend with all of the Knowles family for many years, including aunts, uncles and cousins. Bill Knowles has removed the “dread” of going to the Clerk’s office with the way he has trained his staff to be solicitous to the needs of others.
 
Mr. Knowles views us as customers he want’s to please and keep, even though he has the only show in town to purchase license tags, become a notary public, get a marriage license and various other services.
How much more pleasant would life be if all government services were run this way? 
 
Several more Hamilton County offices are indeed run via the Bill Knowles method and I believe it’s because others see the value in treating everyone well. Bill Knowles will never be a politian, but rather a servant to the people of Hamilton County.
 
Thank you Bill and may our Father continue to bless you and yours as you continue to be the servant He has created you to be. 
 
J. Pat Williams

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Opinion

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