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Our Thoughts: Too much


The congressman who represents us here in Rockdale is Hank Johnson, who in reality is elected for us by the voters of DeKalb County, his home base.

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Updated: sep. 13, 2014 5:50 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Happy Birthday, Rockdale Medical

It is hard to envision that when folks set out 60 years ago with a dream to build a medical facility to in Rockdale County, that their dream would turn into the 138 bed, multi-million dollar state-of-the-art facility that we have today in Rockdale Medical Center.

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Posted: sep. 08, 2014 10:41 p.m.

Our Thoughts: Boys and Girls Club

We note that the local Barksdale Boys and Girls Club has dismissed its director.

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Posted: aug. 29, 2014 8:07 p.m. | Updated: aug. 30, 2014 5:45 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Nothing is impossible

Tichelle Florence is a walking, talking miracle — emphasis on walking.

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Posted: aug. 20, 2014 3:11 p.m.

Our thoughts: On Persecution

Religious and cultural bigotry has been around since, seemingly, the beginning of recorded time.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Our Thoughts: Goals

Many businesses set goals for their management team and those goals are usually rewarded with the promise of monetary rewards if those goals are met.

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Posted: aug. 10, 2014 10:35 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Marijuana


The New York Times editorial board recently called for the Federal government to legalize marijuana in the United States. As far as we are concerned this is a new low for a paper that had at one time some credibility.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 7:07 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2014 5:16 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Trash

We appreciate the fact that Rockdale County Commissioners JaNice VanNess and Oz Nesbitt are concerned about the way some folks in Rockdale County handle their trash. However, what they heard at their own meetings with residents is that the residents don’t want a county mandatory trash collection. There are currently private trash haulers that do a good job picking up trash from residents who subscribe to their service.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2014 9:53 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2014 5:52 a.m.

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