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LETTER: Will you help a hungry child?

As a native of Conyers and a business owner, I have been increasingly concerned over the rise in hunger in our community.

LETTER: Appreciation for well-trained professionals

On Feb. 7 I was preparing my birthday dinner for my family and sometime in the afternoon, I started to feel uncomfortable. I knew all too well the textbook symptoms of a heart attack.

LETTER: Race shouldn't be issue in school board election

Education should be color blind, and it is evident by Alberteen Young’s comments she has no intention of operating herself as such if she were to get elected to the Rockdale County school board.

LETTER: Vote to preserve Obama's goals

Let’s fight to give our twice-elected leader the power to improve our nation.

LETTER: Time to take note of what's really going on

Over the last few years, you may have heard references being made to Saul Alinsky’s “Rule Book for Radicals.” So, here it is: His book dissected into eight easy to understand lessons. Read them, digest them, take some action, or alternatively, go back to your slumber as though nothing is happening here.

LETTER: Fire chief stands behind recruitment, hiring methods

Recently, the hiring practices and demographic makeup of the Rockdale County Fire-Rescue (RCFR) 2014 recruit training class have come into question. I take this as a welcome opportunity to share with the community the methods RCFR uses to hire the most qualified employees to provide protection and care for our citizens and visitors.

LETTER: The time to be a better person is now

When I was a little girl, I mean very young, before I started the first grade, when I got a whipping from my mother for fighting with my brother or sisters, I would always go to a favorite place for me.

LETTER: Mail delivery inconvenient

As promised, I received my copy of the Rockdale Citizen in today’s mail … at 2 p.m.

LETTER: Chairman's comments on 'stand your ground' divisive

“Stand your ground” laws seem to be a hot topic in today’s politics. Unfortunately, our local politics are not immune.

LETTER: RCSO deserves pat on the back

I would like to drop a shout out to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.

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LETTER: The thrill of the holiday hunt

On Friday, Nov. 29, I bagged my best one ever.

Letter: Nursing homes are reflections of their employees

I am sure there are many in Covington, and perhaps throughout Newton County, who are completely unaware of the passing of an era right here in our own back yard.. In recent years there has been a trend for large corporate organizations to

LETTER: The American's Creed

"I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people: whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic, a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect

LETTER: Will our freedoms be destroyed?

A study of world history confirms the truth that all governments eventually become corrupt. Today, that truth continues to become more obvious in the U.S. government as incidences of corruption are exposed. Approaching Memorial Day, when we pay tribute to those who gave their all

Letter: More rental units a bad deal for Conyers

For those who are our elected officials who never pay attention to the absolute consequences of building communities where the greater majority of residents are renters, here is a concrete rule of thumb: The more renters you draw to your town the more services they will demand and you must provide by law!