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Letter: BOC continues to lack vision and leadership

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Updated: oct. 18, 2014 11:01 p.m.

Health needs as much attention

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 3:17 p.m.

Bear Creek Reservoir- A costly history of mismanagement

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 ...

While my thoughts should be remembering the attack on our country 13 years ago, they are on the headlines of this paper two days ago…

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 8:27 p.m.

Newton BOC Methods Disappointing

The structure of county government was on the Newton County Board of Commissioner’s (BOC) agenda again at its Sept. 2, 2014 meeting. It was on the secret agenda of District Commissioner Levie Maddox, that is. As readers may recall, this has been a topic of discussion since February and the BOC has met with experts from both the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) and the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission several times. Representatives of both clearly have indicated that having both a full time commission chairman and a county manager should be changed to improve the efficiency and ...

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Posted: sep. 06, 2014 4:25 p.m. | Updated: sep. 06, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Letter to Editor

There is an old adage that legislating in a nasty business, kind of like making sausage. Well I have made sausage before, and it was not nearly as nasty as the legislating I saw last night at the Newton County Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted: sep. 06, 2014 4:27 p.m. | Updated: sep. 06, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Letter to Editor

There is an old adage that legislating in a nasty business, kind of like making sausage. Well I have made sausage before, and it was not nearly as nasty as the legislating I saw last night at the Newton County Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted: sep. 06, 2014 4:27 p.m. | Updated: sep. 06, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Letter: Keith Ellis on Henderson's pay advance

(Unedited letter from Newton County Commission Chairman Keith Ellis sent to The News and to Newton commissioners regarding the Aug. 27 article, "County cuts Henderson pay advance")

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 6:58 p.m.

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