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A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on the issue and gave an emotional plea to extend the funding.
The third week of Session was very short because of Super Bowl LIII and the harsh winter scare. It’s hard to believe, but parts of the U.S. had temperatures colder than Antarctica and the surface of Mars.
The Rockdale County Bond Referendum Review Committee is asking the county not to go forward with plans for the Clay Building and the county auditorium until the committee makes its recommendations in January.
I find it interesting that Mr. Fred Straub penned a letter to the editor in support of the $140 million bond without disclosing his vested interest in the issue.
Rockdale residents will see enhancements throughout the county as revenue from the 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will be used to pay for projects in parks and recreation, transportation, public safety and water resources.
With the water level at Randy Poynter Lake close to being full pool, Rockdale County may soon be back at Level I Drought conditions.
In November, the floating dock at Black Shoals Park had dropped so low that there was yellow tape barring access to the ramps leading down to …