Since the Charleston murders I am struck by the utter cowardice of many writers and their revisionist history efforts.
The attorney for East Georgia Land and Development Company is demanding the county produce a long-sought zoning compliance letter saying that the company’s 427-acre tract adjacent to the Newton County landfill met the county zoning in effect in June 1997. The county was ordered to do so in a ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court in October 2014 after a 17-year legal battle.
If we citizens do not make the corrections needed in our next national election, we will be subjects of those in Washington who think they know what is best for each and every one of us.
What appears to be the imminent demise of the controversial Green Hill P3 landfill contract occurred so swiftly at Tuesday’s BOC meeting that some who witnessed the action are still slack-jawed with disbelief.
This country’s business owners need and deserve the Patent Act to provide protection against frivolous patent infringement claims.
The “strong chair” option favored by the citizens committee working on the form of county government can more accurately be described as “strong-arm.”
I want to thank the Citizen for raising the life-saving issue of road safety. Too often, media outlets inflate fears about Ebola or ISIS while dangerous drivers are the silent killers in our communities.
One of the things Newton County School System is most proud of is the support we receive from our numerous Partners in Education.
As the Board of Commissioners lurched to an 11:30 p.m. adjournment Tuesday, most of the audience had left. Those remaining had sat incredulous during an over two-hour executive session in the middle of the agenda.
I do a lot of thinking about why people hold certain positions and ideas, especially when they are different from mine. I know it may come as a surprise to some that I think at all, but I do — a lot.
The undersigned Newton County residents have submitted to the Board of Commissioners (BOC) the following list of suggestions to improve county government.
With the start of 2015, I would like to thank all of the citizens for their continued support of all the hard work done by men and women of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
Let’s get right to the heart of the roadway trash matter, which is that we now have trashy people who have moved here and use our byways as their personal trash heap.
Rockdale County, along with the city of Conyers, recently kicked off the holidays with its Christmas in Paradise-themed annual 2014 Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Celebration on Dec. 6.
Regular readers of this newspaper already have heard a great deal about the controversy surrounding Newton County’s plans to build the Bear Creek Reservoir. Some may be getting tired and confused by all the different numbers and opinions being thrown around.
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