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Inmate Apologizes to Citizens of Toombs County

Hello, My name is Simon Dixon, I am an inmate that is incarcerated in Valdosta, Georgia.

This letter is to apologize for the crimes I committed on May 25, 2014, in Vidalia. When I committed these crimes, I was living an evil and selfish life, not having any compassion and sympathy for anyone, not even my family and real friend. No one’s feelings mattered to me but my own. It took losing my family and my freedom for life to realize that I needed to change my life and my ways of acting. It took me 6 years to make a change, but on December 8, 2020, I gave my whole life/self to Christ. I asked Him to please forgive me and to take control of my life and my actions. Now, one year, December 11, I have been living by the Word of God and showing my love for others around me. God is using me to help other men to find their lost salvation, by praying and reading the Bible to them in a little group each evening at 6 p.m. God has put this letter on my heart to write and to ask all of Toombs County men and women to please accept my apology and forgive me of any and all wrongs and crimes I committed against your loved ones and you. May God bless you all. Truthfully and Respectfully, Simon Dixon

A Heartfelt Thank

You for Help in

Time of Need

Dear Sir: I want to extend my heartfelt thank you to the gentleman who stopped and helped to get my car out of a ditch.

On Friday, December 17, about 6:15 p.m., I turned into a driveway too sharply and my right front tire went into a shallow ditch where it lost traction. I was stuck!

Several folks stopped to insure I did not have an injury but did not have the type of vehicle needed. This gentleman in a large Ford F150 stopped, said he had a chain and would get me on the road quickly. Indeed he did. I thank this good Samaritan for this much needed help.

I also thank the Toombs County Deputy who gave assistance with traffic control as the road was dangerous with all the traffic.

Again, THANK YOU to all those who stopped, inquired if I was injured, if I needed assistance to get me back on the road safely. I do not think I adequately thanked the gentleman sufficiently for his help. Sincerely, James H. “Jim” Harrell Vidalia, GA

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