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Letter: On Atlanta teachers cheating

Dear Editor: This morning while Opie and I were tending to our bees in the garden he asked me was it true that the leading clergy in Atlanta were asking the judge for lenience in the sentencing of the 11 Atlanta teachers caught red handed stealing promotion money and bonus. Let's not forget to mention the huge theft of the thousands of students futures lost to personal greed by these crooks masquerading as teachers.

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Letter: Walking the Walk

Letter addressed to Commission Chairman Richard Oden and sent to The News: You may notice that this is not typed, as prior memos of March 9 and 19 - reason being I became aware that your title was indicated as "Commissar" Oden. Althought close to correct spelling, it is not correct. Therefore, I have terminated the service of my Administrative Assistant/Deputy Director of Communciations. I accept full responsibility for lack of attention to detail resulting in the term "Commissar" and will strive to prevent "Commissar" finding its way into any future memors. Should you see "Commissar" in any future memos ...

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Posted: apr. 03, 2015 5:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 04, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Letter: Would you vote for this person?

Dear Editor: Would you vote for this person?

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 6:10 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2015 7:30 a.m.

Letter: Even the playing field for high school sports

Dear Editor: For decades, students at the traditional public schools in Georgia have been denied the chance to win a state championship because the system overseen by the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) ignores the fact that there is no parity among traditional public schools, private schools, and city schools.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 6:12 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2015 7:30 a.m.

Opinion: Legislative Black Caucus Responds on the ‘Ban the Box’ Hiring Policy

On Tuesday February 23, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal used personal privilege Tuesday as he signed an executive order of the ‘ban the box’ hiring policy. With this action, Georgia residents seeking employment will no longer have to disclose their criminal histories on the application during the hiring process. More so, this move allows citizens who are re-entering society from incarceration the ability to be considered on work merit, skills and qualifications and not past criminal convictions during the initial stages of hiring. 

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Posted: mar. 06, 2015 6:40 p.m. | Updated: mar. 07, 2015 7:00 a.m.

NPDES permit reissuance-City of Atlanta Combined Sewer System.

The Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District (RCSWCD) is currently led by 2 duly elected and 2 appointed Supervisors. Along with the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, the District, established and empowered by a Federal mandate, works in cooperation with private landowners, local businesses and governmental entities to encourage the conservation of the state's natural resources that are the basis for economic growth and prosperity. Aided by the USDA's Natural Resources 

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 4:58 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2015 5:01 p.m.
Medical cannabis oil bill showing Republicans true colors

Medical cannabis oil bill showing Republicans true colors

Dear Editor,

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 4:55 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2015 4:57 p.m.
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