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Editorial: Independence Day

A declaration made 239 years ago in Pennsylvania crafted with fewer than 1,500 words scrawled on a piece of parchment is the cornerstone of our identity as a country.

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Updated: jun. 29, 2015 7:28 a.m.

Editorial: Father's Day

Tomorrow we celebrate the person in our lives who can evoke many feelings, good or bad, depending on your relationship.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 4:27 p.m. | Updated: jun. 20, 2015 1:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Curfew reminder

Parenting is truly one of the hardest jobs a person can ever do. No child comes with a guidebook and every child is a different. The fruits of parenting also come years after the hard work, discipline, love and time that you invest in your child.

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 7:21 p.m. | Updated: jun. 13, 2015 7:50 a.m.

Editorial: Heroes

Life is very fleeting. We are taught that no one of knows the time that our existence will end on this earth. Last week 44-year-old Mun Hyuk Cha, a kind, hard-working businessman, and 39-year-old Otonicar Jimquez Aikens, a father and customer of his, were probably discussing the weather or some sports score or sharing pleasantries about their families when Jeffery Pitts, apparently a disgruntled customer, decided to end their lives.

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Posted: jun. 05, 2015 2:58 p.m. | Updated: jun. 06, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Editorial: Giving back

We talk often about the generally good leadership we fortunately have here in Rockdale County.

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Posted: may. 29, 2015 10:58 a.m. | Updated: may. 30, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Editorial: Memorial Day

Cover them over with beautiful flowers,

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 1:54 p.m. | Updated: may. 22, 2015 11:30 p.m.

Editorial: Our hospital

These past two weeks have been dedicated to medical care in our community.

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Posted: may. 15, 2015 5:24 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Law Enforcement Appreciation

Next week is a celebration of our law enforcement officers. In today's paper there are stories on the law officers and first responders who have gone above and beyond in their duty to serve the residents of his good county.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 6:42 p.m. | Updated: may. 09, 2015 6:42 a.m.

Our Thoughts: A Grand Weekend

One of the most sober and touching memorials to our fallen war heroes is often simply called the Wall. Located in Washington D.C., this memorial to American veterans who died on Vietnamese soil was unveiled under much controversy in 1982, but the starkness and reality of the memorial touched visitors in so many ways that it today is one of the revered and visited monuments in our Capital City.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 6:41 p.m. | Updated: may. 09, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Remembering Mahaffey's Sacrifice

This editorial was originally printed May 15, 2010, after Rockdale County Sheriff's Office Investigator Deputy Brian Mahaffey was killed in the line of duty five years ago on May 8, 2010.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 6:44 p.m.

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