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Michael Williams is set to challenge state Sen. Jack Murphy of Cumming in the Republican primary. Qualifying begins Monday.
This morning, Williams sent out a note that included this:
“Several weeks back, a package with no return address arrived on the front steps of the Williams home in Cumming. Michael’s wife, Virginia, opened the package to discover a mysterious message typed in large black type with no signature or indication of the sender.
“The typed letter informed the receiver that he (Williams) should reconsider his bid for State Senate or the anonymous sender would attempt to discredit him through misinformation and half-truths.
“The package also contained divorce records for Williams’ previous marriage as well as documents concerning a bankruptcy that he went through with a previous business. The package made it clear that these documents as well as several other veiled allegations would be made public if Williams did not withdraw from the race.
“What you cannot see in an old bankruptcy filing is that Michael, though not required by law, has paid back much of the money from the bankruptcy and is continuing to pay it off. Michael believes this is the right thing to do regardless of not being legally required to do so. This is what integrity looks like, doing the right thing without force. This is the same integrity that Michael intends to bring to the State Senate.”