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Our Thoughts: Newton's citizens committees

Being an elected official is a thankless job. We are promised the moon every election season, and rarely ever see its full glow throughout the ...

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Updated: aug. 30, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Accountability, transparency and leadership

Newton County officials, do you remember the citizens’ outrage at a raise in taxes due to an increase in the county’s budget?

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 7:06 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

A Newton County of the past or future?

The Historic Courthouse was packed Tuesday night, but not everyone was there for the same reason. The stark contrast between the two issues—a civic ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 4:50 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Back to school

Newton County students had already made their way back to school before the calendar even turned to August. For those students it is a time ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:03 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Inexcusable

Once again Newton County has found itself in an embarrassing situation, and once again its leadership needs to be called into question.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:49 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: The good, the bad and the ugly

The times are tumultuous lately and not much seems to be changing after a week full of heartbreaking, heart-wrenching and well just heart-shaped news.

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:49 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Transparency and vetting

After information on Green Hill P3 and East Georgia Land and Development, Inc. came out this week it seems that the Newton County Board of ...

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Posted: jul. 11, 2015 4:42 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Celebrate, remember, unite

Birthdays are a time to celebrate, reflect, be with those close to us and look toward another year of growth.

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Posted: jul. 06, 2015 9:26 a.m.

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