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    JONES: The way forward for Bibb County public schools

    I have received such a warm welcome since joining the Bibb County School District last month. During a reception in my honor recently, I introduced my family to the community and shared a little bit about my background in education. I began my career in education about 18 years ago after 20 years...

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    Appomattox Court House 1865: Old soldiers to statesmen

    April 9 marked the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Ulysses. S. Grant at a small crossroads in south-central Virginia -- an event which ended (for all practical purposes) the Civil War. The war, which left over 600,000 dead and the social fabric and...

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    KING: By an unrecorded vote: Georgia Senate OKs driver’s licenses to illegal aliens

    With the 2015 Georgia General Assembly now in the rearview mirror, conservative voters may want to ignore the proclamations of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and decide for themselves about the “winners and losers.”

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    Audit findings threaten FVSU’s future

    When Dr. Ivelaw Griffith became the ninth president of Fort Valley State University, he entered an institution with no audit findings whatsoever. For several years, FVSU faced challenges with its financial systems. But, the university fixed all management and accounting procedures by the end of ...

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    Rep. Allen Peake: Haleigh’s Hope is now Georgia’s hope

    Fifteen months ago, a local reporter asked me if there was any interest within the General Assembly in taking on the medical marijuana issue for the 2014 legislative session, and I told him, emphatically, that there was none and that I did not foresee that issue coming up anytime soon in Georgia...

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    YOUR SAY: President Ivelaw Griffith’s leadership of FVSU

    After reading the Telegraph’s article, dated Sept. 3, “Fort Valley State announces layoffs, cuts after enrollment drops,” I would like to help set the record straight.

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    DA Cooke responds to Ellis oped piece

    There’s a quote from former Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan that I keep in mind as I read the newspaper each morning: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” I urge readers of former Macon Mayor Jack Ellis’ column in Friday’s paper to ...

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    YOUR SAY: Today’s rhetoric betray’s long tradition

    On March 7, I read an alarming letter by Travis Middleton. He began by describing a variety of groups as spineless, self-centered parasites, including African- Americans, gays, Hispanics, union members, welfare recipients, abortion advocates, potheads and environmentalists. His list appeared to ...

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    YOUR SAY: HBCUs bring value to student and society

    The article concerning black colleges in the U.S. on the front page of your Dec. 9 issue has some implications that seem simplistic if not just wrong. The author, Sarah Carr, is correct in saying that Historically Black Colleges and Universities take under-prepared students and provide a level of...

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    YOUR SAY: No Changes in Jeffersonville Road Project Agreement

    An article in the Oct. 4 edition of The Telegraph about the widening of Jeffersonville Road and the newspaper’s subsequent editorial on the subject were so error-filled as to demand a corrective response.

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