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Grovetown City Council discusses taking pledge of civility



The Grovetown City Council is looking at taking a civility pledge.

During the city council meeting on Monday, March 13, council member Ceretta Smith told other council members about embrace civility pledge offered through the Georgia Municipal Association. 

“We live in such a polarized c...

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  1. City employees are hired, and can be fired for being disrespectful or insubordinate. Council members are elected, and already have an ethics code. If your feelings get hurt in a debate, maybe public service is not your calling. Council members are not children! This is a waste of time and money..

  2. Role models? Respect? Seems to me a somewhat elevated opinion. I mean no disrespect but your elected position doesn’t guarantee you a status that is larger than those who elected you. Like my Dad used to say , “you’re no better than anyone else in the room,but you’re just as good”

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