The State Bar of Georgia congratulates Jaletta Long Smith of Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C., in Duluth on her appointment by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve as a judge for the State Court of Gwinnett County.
The State Bar of Georgia extends condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of Lawrenceville attorney Douglas W. “Doug” Lewis on his horribly tragic and untimely passing at the age of 55.
I live in the in the Sugar Hill/Suwanee area and I am concerned about how many new apartments are being built.
It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since my uncle, George Morin, passed away. Long-time readers may recall his frequent letters to the editor, often baiting the right-wing pundits of his day, including Cal Thomas.
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner Tiffany P. Porter on her very untimely passing at the age of 43.
Last month, Earth Day provided a unique opportunity to inspire action and drive solutions to support a healthy, sustainable environment today and into the future.
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of longtime attorney Jones Webb of Lawrenceville after his passing at the age of 94.
The Department of Homeland Security is accepting public comments on a recent rule aimed to strengthen the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after a federal judge in Texas halted all new DACA applications from being accepted.
As a community member, graduate student in social work, and volunteer for various political organizations here in Georgia, I am writing to you about the column (“John Lewis Voting Rights Act is great for Democrats, bad for Georgia,” Oct. 5) by Melvin Everson.
In just less than two year of operation, StillFire Brewing in Suwanee is developing quite a national reputation.
This letter is in response to State Rep. Billy Mitchell’s column (“End the stigma and treat obesity like the disease it is,” Sept. 5).
As a community member and minority of Gwinnett, I am writing to you about the 3.16 United Nations of Gwinnett article (“Gwinnett Solicitor General Brian Whiteside launching ‘United Nations’-style group to highlight safety concerns of minority groups,” July 20.)
I’m writing in regard to the article entitled ”Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan proposes tax credit to raise money for law enforcement.”
I admit, I’ve never paid attention to Gwinnett County school board meetings. As a parent with 18 years in the school system, Gwinnett County Public Schools has exceeded my expectations.
The column by Gwinnett County Police Chief Brett West (“Gwinnett police committed to serving with integrity and courtesy,” April 25, A7) was an affirmation of the Gwinnett County Police Department.
LETTERS: Rob Jenkins misses the mark with exaggerated, hateful language in his take on GCPS superintendent situation
If Rob Jenkins’ recent column (“How to destroy our schools in 8 easy steps,” March 28, 5B) was meant as a counterbalance to the thoughtfully written, newsworthy perspectives by James “Jim’ Taylor and Lavoska Barton in “‘It’s time for change’ for the leadership of Gwinnett County Public Schoo…
LETTERS: Petition to support GCPS Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks has 'zero political party affiliation'
As the creator of the petition in support of Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks, I can attest the petition originally was only shared on Facebook to a page supporting in-person learning for students. This page has ZERO political party affiliation.
Please, Gwinnett Elections Board and State Representatives, do not make it harder for people to vote by placing limits on absentee voting, like Alice O’Lenick is promoting.
Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections Chairwoman Alice O’Lenick was right to call for the restriction of absentee ballots.
It was sheer stupidity for Governor Kemp to allow all Georgia seniors over age 65 to be immediately placed in Phase 1A of the COVID vaccine program.
When I graduated from law school in 1990, I made Gwinnett County my home. And, here I have lived nearly my entire adult life.
It seems that the increase in traffic in Lilburn and surrounding areas has been accompanied by a large percentage of dangerous speeders and risk takers as well as numerous disruptions caused by extremely loud mufflers. These infractions occur most of each day on both major thoroughfares as w…
In his column (“How the Left’s COVID response is literally fascist, Dec. 6, C4) Rob Jenkins unfortunately adds to the thin chorus of voices who seem to want to politicize the wearing of face masks and the practicing of social distancing that would help control the world’s virulent outbreak o…
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I am writing to extend condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of Gwinnett County Recorder’s Court Judge Ramon Alvarado on his very untimely passing on July 20.
Our family, like many others, has struggled these last few months of online school. Having two boys with special needs has created an even larger gap in our academic progress despite putting in many hours of teaching and practicing.
It’s obscene that 10 U.S. military bases are named for Confederate officers.
In response to the letter written by John and Lee Ann Bombach, that ran in the June 3 edition, I submit the following:
Both your columnists Rob Jenkins and Darrell Huckaby are or have been teachers. We don’t envy their students; we can only hope that they – and your readers – have reached the fortunate stage of being able to distinguish bad instruction from good.
Rob Jenkins writes about the Mall of Georgia that we should use it or lose it ("The Mall of Georgia: Use it or lose it," C15, Feb. 23). Well, malls have been failing all over the U.S. for years, even before they built the Mall of Georgia.
As part of a scout requirement I am writing to talk about an important subject to me — animal cruelty.
The State Bar of Georgia extends condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of Gwinnett County Senior Magistrate Judge Emily P. Powell of Buford, whose tragic passing Dec. 31 has left us all saddened.
In response to John C. Bambach’s letter to the editor (“More countervailing views needed for opinion page,” Dec. 6, A5), I find his comments one sided in the extreme.
In regard to the article (“Commissioner responds to ethics complaint, Nov. 29, A1) stating that Dustin Inman Society founder D.A. King did not state an ethics claim, I offer the following:
My name is Maria Silvia Montoya and I am a proud American Latina and board member of The Dustin Inman Society. I have recently returned to Texas from Georgia, but continue to monitor Georgia politics and immigration issues there.
The event was an opportunity to share our perspective about the 287(g) program, listen to the concerns of our community and dispel any misinformation residents of our community may have about this important program.
Duluth Councilman Kirkland Carden recently condemned Sheriff Butch Conway for including D.A. King, president of the Dustin Society, as a panelist in a recent meeting regarding the Gwinnett County jail’s 287(g) program (“Duluth councilman calls for condemnation of sheriff,” Aug. 4, A1.)
LETTERS: Paper off base in description of Dustin Inman Society that supports enforcement of immigration laws
We proudly support the 287(g) program, Sheriff Conway and the brave ICE Agents who risk their lives to fight the crime of illegal immigration.
I am originally from Pennsylvania, but I frequently visit Georgia and spend a lot of time in Gwinnett County. As a father of two young daughters, I am especially impressed with the quality of the county's parks and play facilities.
His stand on immigration is simply a conservative professor giving the facts the way he sees them.
No matter what field or purpose in life that graduates strive for, give them praise and uplifting keynote speakers, not political mouthpieces.
Insisting on abstinence as the only solution can’t (and won’t) be the answer in our modern society.
The Special Counsel found sweeping and systematic Russian interference with 2016 Presidential election. Yet Thomas is silent, as well as all Congressional Republicans, on this finding.
Unless we and our leaders decide to stop the current massive illegal immigration, we will have no recognizable, distinct nation..