Donald Harris, a Morgan County Commissioner, collapsed during Tuesday evening’s Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting and was rushed to Athens Regional Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.


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JoEllen Artz

I was in the audience when this happened but was unable to see the commotion because my view was blocked by a column and the guest speaker's podium. I heard a loud startled voice express concern when he collapsed and then many of the people sitting near him and in the audience ran to his aid. I was stunned by the event and stood there thinking that if this had happened to me I would hope this same group of people were around me. Their reaction, attentiveness and actions in response were amazing and could have saved his life. Thank you to all the Morgan County citizens in the room with Coach Harris last night.

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