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Column: A salute to one trying to making this a better world
A wise man once said our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception. Pagano is pres...
October 30, 2014 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: What are you afraid of?
Readers tell us about things that spooked them as kids or that still freak them out. Here are their terrifying — and sometimes hilarious — memories and stories, just in time for Halloween. I posed ...
October 30, 2014 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Altruism is donating to food banks
The holiday season is coming up, and there are some families out there who are not doing so well. A number of them would go hungry were it not for the food banks. There are seven food banks in the ...
October 30, 2014 11:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Residents should study $250M infrastructure bond before vote
EDITOR: Editor’s note: The Atlanta City Council is expected to vote on the city’s proposed $250 million infrastructure bond Dec. 1 and Atlanta’s residents can cast ballots on the issue in a voter r...
October 30, 2014 11:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: True ‘ghost’ stories aren’t as scary as made-up kind
Ghost stories are about the living rather than the deceased. They build and build and then hit the listener in a way meant to evoke the most fear. I recall one from my days as a camper at Camp Mac ...
October 29, 2014 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Training — 36 hours on Amtrak
What is one to do for 18 hours on a train from Atlanta to New York, and another 18 back again? It is all in the packing, which for me began months earlier when I booked round-trip passage on the Cr...
October 29, 2014 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: The Clash of Titans must end
District Attorney Robert James has to make a difficult decision about what to do with a case that seemed so promising during the investigation, but, in court, against talented opposition, did not l...
October 28, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Deal pledges to go all in on public education reform
Last week Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia. This week, incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal talks about his plans f...
October 23, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Walking on eggshells
Q: It seems like people are getting offended over every little thing these days. Recently one of my favorite families came in to my practice (I’m a dentist). Being playful and affectionate, I told ...
October 23, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest column: Reckless drivers should share cost of actions
Tens of thousands of Georgians live with lifelong disabilities due to brain and spinal cord injuries. As medical technology, safety and trauma care have improved, more people survive traumatic inju...
October 23, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to Ridgeview, High Point staff for handling evacuation
EDITOR: On Oct. 9, Ridgeview Charter School [in Sandy Springs] evacuated everyone to [nearby] High Point Elementary after several students were rushed to the hospital for breathing issues. First, a...
October 23, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Exercise your right to vote
EDITOR: Paulding County has never seen such turmoil as it has this past year since the announcement of the proposed commercialization of our county airport. Like Pandora’s Box, the lid on how our c...
October 22, 2014 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST COLUMN: Breast cancer early detection saves lives -- be proactive
Old photographs and precious memories. That is what I recall when I think about my mom, Barbara Burt, who I lost to breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What a great time to be ...
October 22, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Volunteers help historic cemetery come to life
No one whistles past Harmony Grove Cemetery in Buckhead. Tombstones in the historic cemetery on the southwest corner of West Paces Ferry and Chatham roads, just a half mile from Peachtree Road, dat...
October 22, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Carter shares his views on education
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public school teachers about their respective education platforms. This week the floor belongs to Jason Carter, the Democratic...
October 16, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: The inner compass
Q: Last week you mentioned that you have an “inner compass” that never misguides you. You said you just have to “obey its directions.” You made it sound so easy. To be honest, I wonder if I even ha...
October 16, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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