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May 1( People need to get edu- cated about what school administrators do! Our administrators have a major role in our success and deserve what they get paid. I'm a teacher, and I know we could not do our without the iR orter By Will Davis Cobb County police are investigating after an. off- duty officer was arrested in Forsyth on Sunday for criminal trespassing at his ex-wife's apartment. Dominique Gibson, 24, of Marietta was arrested and charged with misde- meanor criminal trespass- ing after an encounter with his ex-wife and her boyfriend at Brentwood Apartments in Forsyth, according to Inv. Geoff Holtzclaw of the For- syth Police Department. Forsyth officers were dispatched to Apt. 422 upon reports that Mr. Gibson had kicked in the front door and forced his way into the apartment of his ex-wife, Zakia Gibson, after being told to leave. The incident happened around noon. Holtzclaw GIBSON said he could've charged Mr. Gibson with a felony, aggravated as- sault, after Zakia Gibson's boyfriend reported that Page 3A Mr. Gibson had pointed a gun at him. However Zakia Gibson said she did not see it. Nobody was hurt in the confrontation and Mr. Gibson was taken to the Monroe County Jail. He was released on bond with the condition that he stay away from his ex-wife and her boyfriend. Holtzclaw said that Mr. Gibson had travelled from Marietta to see family in Macon and stopped at his ex-wife's apartment on the way home. "He didn't expect any- body else to be there;' said Holtzclaw. Holtzclaw said Mr. Gib- son conceded he was an off-duty officer and Cobb County authorities are doing their own internal investigation, he said. Sheriffs are elected. That~ obviously ~ we are going to have a election in whichall qualif'md people can run. In case " you ~'t noticed, we have them every 4 years! votes: 16 Let's remember that people with dirty hands the~. Let us also re- member to remember all the good things have done before you judge them for their one mistake, votes:. 10 Bass, Hate to break it to you, Donald Trump is your president tool Time for you to get over ifi! votes: 9 We do have good admin- istrators. Then we have some like Jackson Daniel ma ng $120K to hire pedophiles, votes: 7 SHOOT me to solve issues the Old Fashioned Way? When someone threatens my family, that threat goes away immedi- ately with my no words needed. When someone kills children, that same gun will deliver them to HELL immediately. votes: 5 To the anti-evolutionist, I "h goog e uman Trog babies" and click images. votes: 5 By Diane Glidewell news@n" ymcnnef Don't miss the chance to see some of Monroe County's his- tory come alive on Saturday morning, May 19 as talented actors recruited by the Backlot Players tell the stories of 14 of the county's historical figures and unique charac- ters. Through the efforts of Monroe County Historical Society and the Forsyth Convention & Visitors Bureau and support from a Georgia Humanities grant, costumed actors will take on the persona and tell the stories of some of those who helped shape the county and now rest at the city cemetery. The tour through the Pictured is the Confederate cemetery next to the Memorial service on April 29. living history presentation at the Forsyth City Cem- etery is free on May 19 and begins at 10 a.m. The last tour group will depart by 10:45 a.m. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, call the Convention & Visitors Bureau at 478-974-1460. Congressman Sam Rutherford has a couple of stories to tell. Meet K.B. Sutton and hear why she does not like her name abbreviated. Find out what elsenot LOVE MC constant support. One of the most charm- with Administration at Continued from Front ing qualities of Monroe MCMS? votes: 5 think of Monroe County as County is the consistent Conservatives used to be home. support and sense of tel- silent. Glad to see them When I moved to Mon- lowship that flows through getting involved in politics roe County in fourth grade,the countylike a river. again. Maxine Waters I thought my parents were Here, the biggest public makes us laugh! LOL crazy. "There's no movie outings are football games. votes: 5 theater?" 10-year-old me It's bittersweet to see people Convict/Cook gettin' it on was dumbfounded. Why from all over the county in the freezer. Unprotected would we move some- come root for the Bulldogs sex? Not a chance, or did where with no movie the- every Friday in the Fall. hove ear-mu s andater? Little did I know that In any store, restaurant or gloves? votes: 5 moving here was one of the church in Monroe County, best things to ever happen I always find a friendly face. Voters pay attention!to me. They ask about my family Look and see many great In many movies, we hear and school, and I always that living in small towns feel welcome. is a waste of potential and While Monroe County wonder why? The old success is only achievable isn't the most populated or mutts that cannot lead need to be put down. in big cities. Monroe Coun- largest county, I believe it They definitely can't lead. typroves them wrong. I've is the most loving and best. Just hire anothor child received one of the best Monroe County has pro- molester, votes: 5 public educations available vided me with an amazing in the state of Georgia at education, a community of Assault rifles in America Monroe County Schools.supporters and a wonder- are a JOKE.They are Also, small businessesful place to call home. I toys. Israel has fully au- prosper in Monroe County wouldn't trade my time tomatic weapons to keep because ofthe community's spent here for anything. us safe from evil. Women " know how to use them and keeps the men honest and distant IYKWIM. votes: 5 To the "good consorva- five." What you re- ally want is fascism. You would like to run people that differ from you politically, disagree with you, out of this county, wouldn't you? Pretty much the sentiment of most of the Repo~'s fans, isn't it, votes: 4 Researching the history of, no way it is making any $$$. ff is a Ponzi scheme that will soon collapse. Jeff Bezos, Amazon creator, net worth is $132.4 billion USD. Facebook is more " utilized than Amazon. votes: 4 I'm going to visit Florida for t~ weeks because it is g~'ng to malady help my education, votes: 4 Residential & Commercial We Service All Brands Honest & Reliable Service Licensed and Insured Experience You Can Count On Locally Owned & Family Operated , Financing Available Service Agreements Thank You for Your Business! Ltke us on Facebook ~ ~,~ Forsyth City Cemetery at happened when they found Scott Goolsby's aban- doned red roadster after he disappeared - or did he? William M. Hubbard will be there, and so will Dosia Head Brooks and her husband, Robert Preston Brooks. The Georgia Humanities grant is in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through funding from the Georgia General Assembly. to John Lovett on being voted in the Monroe County Reporter's Best of Monroe contest! MORE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE LOCATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING. Gary Bechtel knows that the threat of unrestrained housing growth will diminish the character of many neighborhoods in Monroe County. He will fight for more community input into decisions on location of affordable housing developments financed through the Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs. Affordable housing is a need for many but it is not consistent with the suburban growth that has taken place in Monroe County over the last 25 years. CUT GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS. Create incentives to attract new businesses and industries along 1-75 corridor to spur new and better paying job opportunities to Monroe County. the ELIMINATION OF STATE INCa Taxpayers should be able to keep more of their hard-earned money allowing them to save or spend it as they desire. yan THE CONSERVATIVE LEADER WE CAN DEPEND ON 478-390-7719 Paid for by Gary Bechtel for State Representative