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Letter to the editor: A wildlifer’s look at the 2050 Plan

While Newton County has an identity, Oak Hill, Oxford, Porterdale, Covington and Mansfield all have their own unique personalities. The people from these communities and the rural lands in between are from somewhere – somewhere with its own identity. Have you ever asked yourself where places like Clarkston, Lithonia, Doraville and other such "towns" start and stop? Folks of my vintage will remember a song from 1974 by the Atlanta Rhythm Section with the lyrics, "Doraville, Touch of country in the city." Really? Exactly where is that "touch?"

July 17, 2014 | Todd Holbrook | Letters

Initial 2050 Plan meeting crash and burn

Not a single person, citizen, taxpayer, landowner who spoke or asked questions during the meeting sounded positive in any way, shape, form or fashion about any part of this proposal. With little to go on, these local people shot holes in the plan from almost every angle anyway.

July 15, 2014 | Samuel Martin Hay III | Letters

Letter from Harry L. Long

I have known Phil Johnson and Sam (Martin) Hay III for most of my life, and I totally agree with their opposition to the county's "so called" 2050 Plan. I view this plan as a direct attack on an individual's freedom and liberty. I have raised my right hand twice, and each time I took an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States. Immigrants started pouring into the U.S. (colonies) in the 1600s through today mainly for two purposes: I. To be free and II. To own property in "fee simple." In America ...

July 08, 2014 | Harry L. Long | Letters

Letter from Willie Nolley

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June 28, 2014 | Willie Nolley | Letters

Letter from Barbara M. Morgan

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June 26, 2014 | Barbara M. Morgan | Letters

Letter from Sam Martin Hay III

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June 24, 2014 | | Letters

Hay: Land use plan from hell

What is on my mind and the minds of many other Newton County citizens is the plot by a small group of people to pull off a new zoning plan to severely restrict what you can and can't do with your own property.

June 19, 2014 | Sam Hay III | Letters

Letter from Randy Vinson

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June 17, 2014 | | Letters

Seeking a leader with character and honesty

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June 03, 2014 | Felton Hudson | Letters

Text amendment

The Covington City Council is considering a text amendment to the city parking ordinance which would significantly weaken the ordinance and undermine its purpose of permitting and encouraging walkability and pleasing aesthetics in future commercial development. This ordinance has been in effect since 2008; McDonald's, IHOP, Kaufman Tire, Covington Ford, Waffle House have willingly complied with it.

May 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Letters

What legacy?

"A hundred years after we are gone and forgotten, those who never heard of us will be living with the results of our actions."

May 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Letters

A Firestorm that Came from Nowhere

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May 27, 2014 | Sam M Hay III | Letters

Letters to the Editor

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May 20, 2014 | | Letters

Support the Choral Guild

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May 13, 2014 | Staff Report | Letters

Rooftop dining not a new thing

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May 13, 2014 | Staff Report | Letters

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