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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Two q's: Are the men in this house from Rockdale, or are we bringing ppl into our area who have addiction problems and criminal histories? And…

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  • ConcernedResident said:

    We definitely don't need another liquor store. We don't need any more mattress stores, car tire/oil change stores, or liquor stores. Can we no…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Hopefully the position once again require a four-year degree and more than 5 years work experience this time. And -- this many departures? Wai…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    We can't get a Trader Joes or Whole Foods, and the kids in school all need free meals and free school supplies, but we have the $$$$ per capit…

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  • PMA said:

    Thanks David-

    We need more of this! I didn't read anything about your blood type though- my blood type is Ragu!

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  • citizenNewton said:

    He said it. Newton county is better off with Ezell Brown. Sheriff Brown is much more qualified or the job. The difference between these two ca…

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  • craybourn said:

    I'm sorry, but did you forget the part where Trump was recorded in interviews by Bob Woodward? I would think that is pretty credible as they w…

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  • Guesswho19 said:

    The use of the County's taxpayers funds is administered by the County Commissioner and not the Sheriff of the county. Perhaps you need to do m…

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  • Neuhierl said:

    The use of County Taxpayer Funds to pay T Craig is not consistent with the high ideals we expect of Law Enforcement. Perhaps it’s time for a c…

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  • citizenNewton said:

    I do not know how any citizen of Newton County could possibly consider voting for anyone else. Ezell Brown is the only Sherriff for Newton Cou…

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  • PMA said:

    National Debt might be the least of concerns if this current administration sticks around. At this point the debt figure just seems like a nev…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    I wish they could develop a barrier that drivers couldn't crash through in Rockdale County along Iris Drive between Sigman and West Avenue. Th…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    I am one of those people who found the republican convention deeply moving and uplifting and hopeful. I couldn't get past the first two hours …

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  • craybourn said:

    I am one of those people who found the democratic convention deeply moving and uplifting and hopeful. I couldn't get past the first two nights…

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  • craybourn said:

    "The SCV said the boycott is no reflection on the men and women who are the operators, riggers, shop mechanics and drivers for the crane compa…

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  • craybourn said:

    No, they just want to protect us from morons who will not wear masks or socially distance.

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  • WilliamJohnson said:

    And of course... people who produce liberal media are more likely to sham everyone else in to wearing masks while not doing so themselves.

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  • bocephus1 said:

    Y’all adopt a new ordinance of facial masks & if not subject to a $50.00 fine..... I guess y’all also want to treat us folks like SHEEP....

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  • craybourn said:

    Thanks so much for your comment, H. Gordon. The "guy at the top," as you put it, is the one person who spews the most vitriol towards groups h…

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  • pwilson962 said:

    I've known Mimi for almost 20 years. Not a day went by where she did not touch my life in some way. I used to tease her that her plate was so …

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  • H Gordon said:

    This is an important article. Another labeling I hear so often is Republicans calling all Democrats “the radical left”. That is as harmful as …

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  • Trmech3 said:

    Why do the voters of Rockdale County keep voting for this man? Look at his history, that goes for any public official before you just give the…

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  • ConcernedResident said:

    How is he able to make these decisions if he doesn't have the authority to do so without appropriate steps being taken and approval? If this i…

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  • PMA said:

    Fresh foods market, community center, non-profit work place, something for the kids? Uplift the community!

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  • PMA said:

    Big surprise!! Who would've thought Trump associated with sketchy figures? ! 1 thing after another.

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  • cdgo19609@att.net said:

    I have lived in Rockdale County since 1972. I have enjoyed this mans articles in the Rockdale Citizen for years. I was saddened to hear of his…

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  • WilliamJohnson said:

    Where would they get officials? What about multi sport coaches/athletes? Who would they play? Wouldn't postponement until spring violate the G…

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  • Dan Turner said:

    I'm sorry that I never met the man in person. However like many others, we know what we read from his personal accounts of current events, fam…

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  • DonnaMo said:

    I was so sorry to hear of Miss Dodie’s passing. My friend invited me to sing with the Singing Saints at Conyers FB. Such a sweet and funny lad…

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  • lawyerguy1 said:

    I agree with Cal Thomas here. If there were mass arrests and lengthy prison sentences of these "protestors" who are rioting and destroying pro…

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  • craybourn said:

    My family fought in the Civil War for the South, and I think monuments such as this should be removed from common public areas and relocated t…

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  • PMA said:

    I think brandishing is the key word here. It is illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in nonviolent protest, …

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  • Henry S said:

    Great move Judge Ott. Even so I am an American by choice history, good and bad, must be remembered. Sadly the terrorist have proven the remova…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    "Restoration" of the Coke and furniture murals was a huge mistake. They've lost the historic quality which made them interesting. I don't know…

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  • Henry S said:

    Answer to this problem: Outlaw terroristic activities by ANTIFA and BLM terror marches.

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  • Henry S said:

    Since when do we give in to terroristic threads by organizations like BLM, ANTIFA?

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  • GAjett said:

    There is still a chance to halt the destruction of history to please a vocal few. I suggest you show up at the Newton county board of commissi…

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  • PMA said:

    It's unfortunate that in such troubling and divisive times in our country that I'm reading additional ways that only seem to separate people m…

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  • Doctroprint said:

    So to get what you want, just make threats.

    What happened to do the crime do the time?

    Sad what society has become.

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  • gtmike said:

    im wondering why did the threats go through the chairman office , please correct me if im wrong we still have a city police dept and a sheriff…

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  • erf said:

    So how does the county get rid of this relic so that it is not "publicly owned" any longer? Auction it as surplus property? Give it back to th…

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  • craybourn said:

    I have no idea who you're talking about (perhaps administrators), but I have taught English for over 30 years (with a PhD) and the highest sal…

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  • Ddemark said:

    Dad I thought you would be here forever and will be missed. I have been blessed to have a great dad and I have a lifetime of memories. Thank y…

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  • Henry S said:

    Just Amazing! Not a word about cutting the obscene salaries payed to the incompetent commonest professors and the massive amount of administra…

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  • erf said:

    I propose these Jim Crow monuments, especially the ones with the word "noble" inscribed, be pounded back into sand, but left on the squares - …

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  • Doctroprint said:

    There is more to life bud than winners and losers. Guess you need a bit more experience to figure that out.

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  • Doctroprint said:

    Give anyone an inch and they will take a mile. Street names, schools, bridge and town names are next. Each removal feeding the power until the…

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  • keyisclarity said:

    Was the pandemic a figment of my imagination? Apparently not since the COC is citing this as the reasoning for raising our taxes again. Are th…

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  • Africanman92 said:

    Welp. How are monuments and statues to losers relevant now? The only reason for the statues is keep alive that ideology that the confederacy w…

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  • Henry S said:

    Typical racist decision. This character is not permitted to make laws in GA. Only the legislators are permitted. But the terrorists do not car…

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  • Henry S said:

    Sad day in Rockdale county. The history is erased and it is guarantied to be repeated. The NCAAComunistP and the terrorist defending and promo…

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  • DIXIEchick said:

    This makes me sick to my stomach, all of it does. Removing or destroying historical monuments has NOTHING to do with police brutality and taki…

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  • rlweyandjames said:

    I am so fed up with Oz Nesbitt acting like a dictator rather than a county commissioner. It is up to the citizens of Rockdale County whether t…

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  • Doctroprint said:

    I guess they will be blowing up Stone Mountain then.. Look, this is misplaced emotions more than anything. They crumbled Lincoln and Columbus even.

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  • 97688399 said:

    This counties school board is a joke, primarily the Superintendent who is an ego driven, womanizing clown. Question, if the state is fully ope…

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  • LMEnglish said:

    How is this misguided opinion piece labeled as ‘News’? The evil of Jim Crow laws have been “mostly corrected” - Really? Yes, it is indeed sham…

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  • JordanC93 said:

    The Trinity is in no way based on the Bible.

    Jesus is the Father, Jesus is the Son, Jesus is the Holy Ghost and all these three are one.

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  • gathrasher said:

    Why post a comment? It won't get published if you don't bow to the criminals who run the county government

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  • gathrasher said:

    Good old Rockdale County! Same old idiots running things. Never changes. Really doesn't matter to me however because I am smart enough to get …

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Adding extended stay motels to a new development is not a good idea. This presents safety and quality of life issues, as anyone who has ever b…

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  • craybourn said:

    Actually, it was pretty easy to see a sample ballot. I wanted to study candidates before I voted. I just did a simple google search and the ba…

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  • Henry S said:

    Looks like that I will not have to vote in the run-of. I probably made a mistake voting in the republican election, which as it turned out was…

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  • rosea117 said:

    Finally! I love the Rockdale Recycling Center but it has been tough with it being closed due to the pandemic. I think making it available to r…

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  • surprises aplenty said:

    "Whether or not you agree with my view is a matter of opinion. Let’s agree to at least live by what is called “the golden rule:”"There is a hu…

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  • JimJohnsonWriter said:

    Mr. Thomas, thank you for your attempt to address the issue of inequality and possible solutions. Sadly, the only voices you allowed in your d…

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  • budgetvet said:

    As a doctor, albeit a veterinarian, I think people need to stop interjecting political views into medical reporting. The whole reason this pan…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Any updates on story? Were these local residents? Are they out of the hospital? What caused the crash? Any charges?

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Two q's: Are the men in this house from Rockdale, or are we bringing ppl into our area who have addiction problems and criminal histories? And…

    View more

  • ConcernedResident said:

    We definitely don't need another liquor store. We don't need any more mattress stores, car tire/oil change stores, or liquor stores. Can we no…

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