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A new pool with a new rec center

April 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The fate of the Cahoon Pool, a beloved recreational facility in Roswell for 83 years, could be decided tonight by the Roswell City Council. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 100 W. 11th St. Operated by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, the pool is typically open [&hellip...

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Know the signs and avoid the regret

April 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

One of the biggest regrets in my life is not educating myself more about heart disease when it runs so prevalently in my family. Both of my sisters have had heart surgery and my brother died at the age of 13 when his heart “exploded,” as I was told when I...

Downside to Obama’s mandatory OT rule

April 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register The Obama administration has drafted a new rule that would apply mandatory overtime rules to a much larger pool of workers, but the regulation is not likely to boost longterm earnings and would negatively affect employment and the...

Johnson and the Libertarians have their best shot ever

April 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

In this year of tumultuous political uncertainties, a viable third-party candidate could easily emerge — perhaps in the form of our own Gary Johnson. Johnson, New Mexico’s former Republican governor, is hoping to run for president for a second time as the...

The mindset of a successful entrepreneur

April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?’...

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Time to get Neighborhood Watch off high-center

April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

By Steve Wolfe Many years ago, I learned that you cannot sell much of anything just sitting behind a desk! This column today is part of my effort to get out from that desk in an active selling mode. I am, frankly, concerned about our neighborhoods in Roswell....

CASA provides critical advocacy

April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Last week, we got to meet Ben, the latest “volunteer” with our local Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, program. A chocolate lab by birth and disposition, Ben’s the canine version of a therapist for children who have been thrust into the...

Fatal shooting exposes newspapers’ role

April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

One of the roles of a newspaper is to serve as a watchdog for the public’s interest. That’s especially true for police actions. Such an obligation came into play once again following a police action that took place two weeks ago at a home along Aspen...

Health care delivery shouldn’t be for profit

April 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Every loudmouth has a different factual opinion on health care so I thought I might as well join the chorus of idiots. Depending on who you believe, either God or Darwin made us greedy and it worked to our advantage since it is we, and not apes, who rule the...

Get kids active and off technology

April 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Jacksonville Daily News Technology and paranoia are a bad combination for the health of children. Childhood obesity rates have tripled in the U.S. in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 1 in 3 children...