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  • Slow library upgrade city’s responsibility

    March 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I want to disagree with Ms. Cindy Wiser, president of the Friends of the Roswell Public Library. She was quoted in March 19’s paper, “Most library IT systems restored after upgrade,” as saying the upgrade produced a minor inconvenience, in that she had...

  • Brussels outrage sparks unity

    March 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Jacksonville Daily News The attacks on the Belgian capital of Brussels on Tuesday morning, which killed dozens and wounded more than 200, were obviously meant to strike terror into the hearts of free people everywhere by suggesting that they could be...

  • BPA a good way to develop valuable skills

    March 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I am a Goddard High School student, the current chapter president of the back-to-back state champions, Goddard’s Business Professionals of America (BPA). You may have read my article on Jan. 16, seen me as the Student of the Month on Feb. 18, or seen our...

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    Animal shelter reopens after virus outbreak

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Canine adoptions resumed at city animal shelter The Roswell animal control shelter is again open to the public after an outbreak of canine distemper virus at the shelter earlier this month. Test results have enabled officials to determine the health status of...

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    Competition readiness brings bands together

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Berrendo Middle School band, pictured in the top photograph, and Goddard High School band, below, preformed a preview concert Tuesday at the GHS gym. This is different than the usual concerts the bands perform because the musicians don’t have to have...

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    Local student documentary makers win national recognition

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sidney Gutierrez Middle School eighth-graders, from left, Kelsey Morley, Gillian Taylor and Lana Morley, all 14, were honored Thursday morning for receiving honorable mention and a $250 prize for a documentary about genetically modified organisms submitted to...

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    Goddard student found with knife

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    At about 10 a.m. on Wednesday, a Goddard High School student was found to have a double-bladed knife in her backpack. It was reported by two students that another student was in possession of the knife. The 15-year-old female was questioned by the school’s...

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    Public invited to meeting on street projects

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city of Roswell’s Engineering Department would like to invite the public to an information meeting regarding the North Main Street Project. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the adjacent businesses, concerned citizens and the public with regard to...

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    Job Corps services discussed

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lana Kite, president of Career Opportunities Inc., the contract company that operates Roswell Job Corps Center, spoke at the regular meeting of the Sunrise Optimist Club on March 16. She gave an informative talk concerning the goals, educational process,...

  • Shift in college fees could benefit students

    March 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Free college education outlined by Bernie Sanders is appealing to many prospective students and their families. Possible in the USA? Unlikely! In a country I am familiar with, Norway, it is a reality but at a cost not likely acceptable here. They pay over 50...