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Don’t take tomorrow for granted, it’s not promised

June 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Every marriage relationship can be improved. It doesn’t matter if you have been married for one month or 40 years, whether it is your first marriage or your third, whether you are 18 or 62. There is something you can do to better meet the needs of the one you have pledged your life to. [&hellip...

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Thanks to many for program’s success

June 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is long overdue and I apologize to all. We, the drivers and board of directors of the SENM Veterans Transportation Network wish to thank the wonderful people of the Roswell Elks Lodge, Roswell Rotary and all of the others who made June 4 such a...

Touched deeply by mother’s pain

June 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A few days ago, the worst hate crime in American history occurred and ever since I have not been the same. I’m a different person, not because I knew anyone personally who passed, but because a mother of one of the victims reached out to me. It wasn’t by...

City officials should address pool issues

June 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I have some questions about closing the pool that I think the city officials should answer. 1. What are the new safety issues that have not been there for the last 20 years? 2. In the FY 2013/2014 the city spent $316,485 for improvements at the pool, not...

Seats at the table of independence

June 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The biggest patriotic celebration of the year is rapidly approaching, and it’s overdue. With all the political hostility and mass shootings being thrust upon the U.S. citizenry, it seems the country is falling into serious disrepair, thanks to enemies both...

Mourning the tragic losses of family

June 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Roswell and America are mourning the loss of its citizens after a bloody weekend of violence and I believe the time has come to reflect on the critical issues facing us as we attempt to move forward, despite the grief we all may be feeling. For some of us,...

The current state and future glory of the church

June 24, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

“Being a member of a Baptist church [or any other kind of church] ought to mean something. Right now, in most cases it means nothing,” writes professor/author John Hammett. (Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches) Even identifying one’s self as...

Opposing beliefs can lead to war

June 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Once again we have someone arguing with another over what they believe to be the “true meaning” of a particular scripture in the Bible. People don’t know it yet, but this “disagreement” is what leads to war. The war between the Catholics and the...

There are options for swimming pool

June 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I have followed with interest the controversy stirred up by the closing of the swimming pool at Cahoon Park. I want to share some thoughts that I feel are important for our city. This pool serves many in the city of Roswell but some of the chief beneficiaries...

RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

June 24, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Home invasion horrors A home is where one should feel safe, but when someone enters illegally — whether as a burglar or via a home invasion — one feels violated. It can turn your life is upside down. This week Roswell had two back-to-back home invasions....