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  • American said:

    Did anyone else notice that the higher the vaccination rate, the higher the infection rate? I find it interesting that the county with the hig…

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  • tomgahunter said:

    Chairman Banes has made a rational compromise, too bad that we have 3 BOC members that are not rational.

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  • tomgahunter said:

    This along with the Attorney this will cost the county millions. It is amazing how incompetent these 3 BOC members are.

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  • Neuhierl said:

    What’s Next? The Three made sure Newton County didn’t get the most qualified County Attorney. Now they are trying to make sure we don’t have t…

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  • Neuhierl said:

    I think that there are several areas of need. Not just one. I also think we should proceed by using a consultant and that the Commissioners ha…

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  • KathyC. said:

    This is the funniest thing.I have ever read about chronic pain. Yoga doesn't do a thing for the chronic pain caused by Trigeminal Neuralgia (a…

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  • tomgahunter said:

    There is no way to make a bigger mess than Sanders and Henderson are making, this will make the connected rich. Hopefully Sanders & Hender…

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  • jammor said:

    "Was disrespectful to him"??? That sounds like something a middle schooler would say. It's a shame the county lost this resource over one man'…

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  • tomgahunter said:

    JC just threw away a $250,000+ donation for no good reason, Another example why the county government is in such a mess.

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  • Vxjdnsnanami said:

    Got kicked out of the same hospital back in February of 2020 it was my grandma who is in her 70s who was emitted into the hospital after she h…

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  • PracticalPerson said:

    Piedmont Rockdale lost my business some years ago because of somewhat similar sub-standard care. There is something seriously wrong at this fa…

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  • jammor said:

    I hope the man is going to be OK and survive. He needed a hospital. What I am sooooooo sick of is non-emergency people using the ER as their p…

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  • Yammons said:

    This is NOT TRUE!!! This man was put out of the hospital in a hospital gown for need of beds!! He did not walk out!!

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  • sdealfitzgerald said:

    Thank you for nicely saying what I was thinkiing. I think it's inappropriate to do this on the clock, or use taxpayer funds to do it. I'd much…

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  • owen641 said:

    This petition to excuse all senior citizens, including the very rich citizens from paying school taxes, is irresponsible. Rockdale would lose …

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  • Krookes said:

    I am not a fan of the postal service. Everything I really need now comes electronically. So I have to pay taxes to my government so that it ca…

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  • craybourn said:

    Please, please roll it back. I cannot be at a 9:00 a.m. meeting because I work. But my property taxes are outrageous because my property has n…

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  • Brian L. Jenkins said:

    "Biden’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan (and former President Trump’s announcement to begin the process) serves political, …

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  • PMA said:

    He seems to think that anything outside of his "Conservatism" is Socialism. I'm weary of this one. No thanks!

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  • PMA said:

    Such cookie cutter and contradicting answers. How many times have we heard the same statements given knowing that we’ll end up in a worse situ…

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  • craybourn said:

    Do you ever think about the world you're leaving behind for your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren? I guess they don't matter b…

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  • craybourn said:

    Ah yes, freedom not to wear a mask or get vaccinated and put others at risk. That is not true freedom. Why can't I drink and drive? Why must I…

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  • American said:

    It will be interesting to see the result in terms of the infection rate with a mask mandate. I can only wonder if it will be reported if there…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    I, too, would like to know what school admin is going to do. Student performance has declined over the last decade or more. Rockdale went from…

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  • Dan Turner said:

    196 School Rankings in the State of Georgia with Rockdale at 114. 2nd smallest county in the State with one of the highest school portions of …

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  • Brian L. Jenkins said:

    In a city that is predominantly Black (66%), with three out of the five council members also being Black, why wasn't a Black attorney given th…

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  • Brian L. Jenkins said:

    "Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threat…

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  • PDXLear said:

    Congratulations Rockdale County. Mr. Lewis will serve your community well. He is a dedicated, ethical public servant and a great leader. We wi…

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  • mamaknock said:

    [angry] 5 years isn't enough imo. Examples need to be set for other white collars.

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  • American said:

    This is what happens when people cast their votes based solely on party affiliation.

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  • LaDonna Price Hickey said:

    Our hearts are aching for you. We pray that God will grant you the sweet memories, serenity and peace that you and your family need to get thr…

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  • Dan Turner said:

    Dean had the option NOT to do any of the items in the counts now before him along with losing more than half of the investments by those that …

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  • tomgahunter said:

    Bailey-Butts was elected to a part time job but can't do it, the simple solution is her resignation

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  • PMA said:

    Like I said in a previous comment regarding this trial, murder is still murder. You can't murder someone and expect to go home that night simp…

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  • Chuck Hall said:

    It's interesting to refer to the rally as a "peace" rally when the statue stands for violence against a segment of the population. I might sug…

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  • Sharona61bio said:

    Jesus was a socialist, and I follow Jesus over anybody. For all of those who have been up in arms over the 'evils' of socialism, did you sent …

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  • mamaknock said:

    [ohmy] So what of Fulton County?!? Wolf is guarding the hen house? Is he under investigation yet? What a joke.

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  • joannafarmer said:

    I am so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She was such a beautiful person. It was such a privilege to work with both Monty and Mary and to coun…

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  • PMA said:

    Hal, I'm not a lawyer, but have watched some Matlock over the years. The argument suggests that the cop and his knee on the neck of subdued an…

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  • MartySellers said:

    I met Patsy about 21 years ago. She called me and introduced herself and expressed her concern regarding the wellbeing of two children related…

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  • Zachary Zaretsky said:

    It looks like my great grandfather had made a huge impact. Thank you for sharing this interview online. [thumbup]

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  • bocephus1 said:

    The attorney says hearsay. Mighty mighty funny that she said at the BOC meeting that she does not transport bodies & then committed the of…

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  • PMA said:

    Imagine if Trump were to testify! Think of the ratings that would bring! He must really be scared of committing perjury!A lot of folks are pic…

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  • tomgahunter said:

    There should be a board like this that removes incompetent BOC members, we have 3 that need to go.

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  • Sonya Thompson said:

    Mrs. Jan I'm so sorry for your loss. I asked the Lord to please wrap his loving arms around you and fill your heart with peace and love.

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    "She said she had worked 456 hours in the first 19 days of the month — which would mean she worked 24 hours each day..." She doesn't understan…

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  • Neuhierl said:

    I agree with Commissioner Edwards. We need to move forward with the bonding for these fire stations. To hold it hostage for other projects is …

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Hope grandma doesn't get covid, don't see anyone wearing masks or social distancing. Isn't Covington one of the worst spots in the state for c…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    What happened to street names on Rockdale blotter? Newton blotter has them and we need to know what neighborhoods to stay out of too.

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  • PMA said:

    Good job, Hal. By denouncing Trump, you've done what's right and what so many others need to do. In many cases, a politician is a politician i…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    If you don't wont to buy a pass or like some of us cannot afford to they have passes at the library you can check out.

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    How did beekeeping become a issue in Rockdale? I do not know anyone who has problems with bees or hives. This sounds like some junk started by…

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  • craybourn said:

    Please allow beekeepers to operate under less restrictive guidelines. There is little danger from honey bees and tremendous advantages. Be sensible!

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  • Neuhierl said:

    The Newton County Republican Party is using the Intimidating Risk of health and life to exclude others from this part of the voting process. H…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    I could not for the life of me understand why someone who wasn't an engineer was put in charge of stormwater. We have a public relations depar…

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  • Neuhierl said:

    The Newton County Republicans involved in the vote adjudication and counting process were in violation of the mask mandate during the November…

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  • Paul Rice said:

    Tom, without a total rewrite of your last paragraph I believe that the government analysis would be better described by deleting the word "if"…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Went to Rockdale tax office today. According to the website, they opened at 9:30, but its 10 minutes til 10 and its closed. No note on the doo…

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    They're the "person of the year" instead of first responders? Instead of health care workers? Instead of covid research working on vaccines? I…

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  • bhayesva@aol.com said:

    Sad news for me to hear! I attended many Civic functions with Charles. I will always remember him as a very kind and gentle soul.

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  • lawyerguy1 said:

    I LOVE the "Veteran's Story" column and miss the regularity of it. This is another great story.

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  • bhayesva@aol.com said:

    This news saddens me. I met Walter many years ago when I first moved to Norcross, Georgia. We played tennis together at the Sturbridge Square …

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  • AnonymousConservative said:

    I think we need to discuss the difference between fear and respect. I respect a police officer when I see them protecting and serving. I fear …

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    Oh boy. Drinking and hanging out with trash talking sidewalk skateboard punks. That'll be a lot of fun, won't it?

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  • LongtimeRez said:

    This is what happens when you have no repercussions for bad behavior in schools, poor parenting who defend these punks bad actions, media push…

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  • American said:

    Did anyone else notice that the higher the vaccination rate, the higher the infection rate? I find it interesting that the county with the hig…

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  • tomgahunter said:

    Chairman Banes has made a rational compromise, too bad that we have 3 BOC members that are not rational.

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