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Our Thoughts: Safe and sound

The promise of autumn coming this week seems to be bringing a certain sense of relief that our hottest days will soon be behind us ...

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Updated: sep. 18, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: The importance of today

It is hard to imagine now the uncertainty of 15 years ago today. How everything stopped and we all watched in horror at the reality ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2016 2:47 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Hometown Heroes

This weekend we celebrate the contributions that workers have made towards the strength and well-being of our nation. Next weekend we look back and reflect ...

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Posted: sep. 03, 2016 2:48 p.m. | Updated: sep. 04, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Embrace all of Democracy


Winston Churchill once said “Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others.”

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 7:04 p.m. | Updated: aug. 28, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Respect

A mosque and cemetery have been announced for Newton County, igniting a firestorm in our community this week.

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Posted: aug. 20, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Updated: aug. 21, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: A new season

This summer has been a difficult one for Newton County. Crime has increased, temperatures have been high and taxes were raised.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2016 3:12 p.m. | Updated: aug. 14, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Our thoughts: Information is key

This feels like a huge week for local government in our community, as well as our citizenry.

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Posted: aug. 06, 2016 11:07 a.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Opportunity is knocking

After a long wait and anxious anticipation, the time has finally come. It is what many have worked very hard towards. It is long overdue ...

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Posted: jul. 31, 2016 8:59 a.m. | Updated: jul. 31, 2016 9:00 a.m.

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