Columns & Opinions

A ‘Go-To Guy’

Wt the Rockdale City Council hired 25-year U.S. Army veteran Chris Whittaker as city manager in December, 2014, some wry observer—looking at Whittaker’s logistics efforts in war-devastated Iraq—joked that probably Rockdale was the perfect place for him.

Looking back...

100 YEARS AGO.... Rockdale volunteer firefighters didn’t have to hunt for an early morning fire call. It was the home of Fire Chief J. P. Perry. “I never realized until this morning how good it felt to hear that fire truck drive up,” Perry told The Reporter.


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