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  • Ruth Anna Hay

    January 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Ruth Anna Hay, 97, of Roswell, at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1718 N. Atkinson Ave., with Norman Lucas officiating. Ruth passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Ruth was born...

  • James Arthur Burnside

    January 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service for James Arthur Burnside, 67, will be at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. James passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. James was born Dec. 23, 1946, in Greenville, Tenn., to Harold L. Burnside and Joyce...

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    Stolen items available for viewing

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department has set aside two days next week for victims of vehicle and residential burglaries and larcenies to view stolen items and perhaps recover their assets. Victims of such crimes will be able to view items Jan. 8 and Jan. 9 from 9...

  • The facts about Benghazi

    January 5, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    An exhaustive investigation by The Times goes a long way toward resolving any nagging doubts about what precipitated the attack on the United States mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans....

  • Care for animals

    January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Sirs: We find that the release of “wedding doves” at weddings and funerals is a cruel and unnecessary practice. It is not known by the general public that these birds will not survive. This practice is lucrative for wedding businesses and comforting...

  • New convention center

    January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, It was with great interest that I read the convention center article (Wed. 11/20). Correct me if I’m wrong, but the Roswell Hospitality Association questioned the process in which the city imposed the new $2.50 per night bed tax. There seemed...

  • Reasons for income gap

    January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editors, I know Keith Bell to be a decent human being, but I also know that, in his capacity as political cartoonist, it is his job to represent a specific political perspective. Of course, in this part of the state, that perspective is mostly one of...

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    American Legion to have meeting; Senior Circle celebrates new year

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    American Legion American Legion post 28 will have a meeting Monday at 7 p.m. Meal at 6 p.m. The meeting is important for all to attend. There will be a discussion of the mid-winter conference in February and updates of gaming and liquor license. For more...

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    The distinct legal implications of social media

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steve Wolfe Roswell SAFE Coalition Social networking is a great method of connecting with friends and family. It was for a long while a thing that the “kids” did, but has now grown in its use to a huge segment of our society. I do use Facebook, not only...

  • Thomas (Tommy) Earl Sanders

    January 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Thomas (Tommy) Earl Sanders Services are pending at a later date for Thomas (Tommy) Earl Sanders who passed away on Dec. 26, 2013, at home, in Roswell. He was born in Roswell on Dec. 17, 1949, to his late parents Earl (Sandy) and Thelma Irene (Adams) Sanders....