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Our Thoughts: Sunday Voting

Recently the three-member Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration heard opinions about but declined to take up a proposal by the local Democratic Party to allow Sunday voting.

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Our Thoughts: Teacher of the Year


To be a teacher in today’s new bold world takes more than just being passionate. It means that constantly you have to willing to change to keep up with new methods of teaching that are required.

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Posted: oct. 10, 2014 8:15 p.m. | Updated: oct. 11, 2014 5:59 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Political correctness

It seems that over the last six years, we as a country have had to endure one scandal after another; distrust in any government entity is at the highest it has been in most of our lifetimes.

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Posted: oct. 08, 2014 3:59 p.m.

Our Thoughts: Curfew

Probably since the dawn of time and when humans began to walk upright teens have wanted to congregate with other teens. This is an age old custom as many of us who are slightly older might remember; we hung out at car hops and drive-ins. 

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Posted: oct. 03, 2014 7:50 p.m. | Updated: oct. 04, 2014 5:53 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Not much sense

There is a great deal of time and money spent locally to attract business to our community. In doing so we show the prospective businesses that we are a great community to work, play, live and serve.

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Posted: oct. 01, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Our Thoughts: New Edition

Today you are looking at part of the future of community newspapering.

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Posted: sep. 24, 2014 2:31 a.m.

Our Thoughts: United Way BBQ

You know fall is in the air when it’s time to celebrate the annual United Way/Family Promise BBQ fundraiser, in partnership with Jim N’ Nick’s and Rockdale Career Academy’s Culinary Arts program.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 9:06 p.m. | Updated: sep. 20, 2014 6:06 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Cheating

The county of Rockdale received a black eye because of the bone-headed decision made by a few Sheriff’s deputies. The deputies decided they were going to take the lazy approach to their required testing.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 9:06 p.m. | Updated: sep. 20, 2014 6:05 a.m.

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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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 8:11 p.m. | 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.

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