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Beth's Story - Ronda Rich

Haughtiness and arrogance have always perplexed me, for I've never understood those traits. "Pride goeth before destruction," declares a book known for pulling no punches.

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Letter to the Editor - WILLIAM E. MITCHELL

So much has gone wrong in this country

Letter to the Editor - DAVID RASHMIR

Taxpayers will pay for Forest Park’s actions

Letter to the Editor = NANCY COFFMAN

Life imitates art in Jonesboro

Effective jobs program needs funding restored - Brenda Smith

As President Obama prepares to speak to the nation about jobs, both the Administration and Congress need to rethink the drastic reduction in funding, and reinvest in the Senior Community Service Employment Program –– a jobs program that works.

Ms. Dupuy’s question already answered - Larry Wayne McNorton

Homosexuality, according to God, is not natural and, therefore, cannot be innate in man. Man is not an evolved animal, but a special creation of God in His own image; created a little lower than the angels, and was crowned by God with glory and honor.

Where is the vision of our commissioners?

To the editor:My fellow citizens of Clayton County, each of our sitting commissioners, (with the exception of Gail Hambrick) are re-elected; therefore, I must submit that we knew what they were when we picked them up. As you know, on this past Tuesday, Commissioners Sonna Singleton, Wole Ralph and Gail Hambrick voted to balance the budget on the backs of property owners in this county.

Rumors don't help school system

In recent weeks, the Clayton County public school district has been beset with rumors that are not only incorrect, but are harmful to efforts to improve educational opportunities for our students.

Congressman deserves thanks - G.P. "Bud" Peterson

As President of Georgia Tech, I would like to express my gratitude to U.S. Rep. David Scott for his support in getting patent reform legislation through the House of Representatives.

Jonesboro leaders steering a sinking ship

Is Jonesboro business friendly? After a new business owner had to directly threaten the city with a law suit -- Yes -- then, we're business friendly.

Facts distorted on adult entertainment

In reference to your article in the Tuesday, June 14th edition of the Clayton News Daily, Forest Park City Manager John Parker's statement that there are negative effects created by adult clubs is simply not true. He is either lying, or just badly misinformed.

Scrapping 'Don't ask, don't tell' reverses unjust societal construct - Jarrett Bell

On May 30, 2011, in the opinion piece named, "Don't Scrap 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'" Larry McNorton enumerated his reasons why the controversial policy should still be enforced.

Don't scrap 'Don't ask, don't tell' - LARRY WAYNE MCNORTON

This week, military chaplains are asking for reassurances that troops who openly object to homosexuality will not be punished, once the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy is lifted. Chaplains from 21 religious agencies, including representatives from the Southern Baptist Convention, the Anglican Church in North America, and the National Association of Evangelicals, sent a letter, Monday, to the military's chief of chaplains.

Who's the boss in Jonesboro? - JOHN TEMPLEMAN

Jonesboro's financial meltdown continues. During the March 7th work session, the city council was informed by the city's financial officer that it will have to amend the budget, and dip into its reserve's once again, and pull out $228,930.00, for a 2010 short fall.

Congratulations to Jonesboro High School's mock trial team - S. LESTER TATE, III

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to congratulate the members of the Jonesboro High School mock trial team on their recent championship victory in the Region 8 competition held in Jonesboro. We wish them well in the upcoming state competition, March 18-20, in Lawrenceville.

Tina's wrong on Canadian healthcare - JOHN TEMPLEMAN

Then, I saw Tina Dupuy's column. I admire her writing skills, and I sometimes agree with her articles, but not always in their entirety.