High School Football
Column: Lone constant in Buckhead is change
Buckhead is on the cusp of another seismic shift. Since 2009, when the economy hit the skids, the development formerly known as the Streets of Buckhead has occupied a place of infamy in our daily c...
October 01, 2014 05:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commissioners carried out power grab
EDITOR: Three of our county commissioners have succeeded in carrying out a massive power grab. Spearheaded by the chairman, David Austin, and rubber-stamped by commissioners David Carmichael and Da...
October 01, 2014 11:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joke turns into lesson on paying it forward
EDITOR: On last Thursday while in the checkout line at the local Kroger on Hwy 5, in Douglasville, I asked the customer in front of me, “Did you know that on Thursdays each customer pays for the cu...
September 26, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Thinning out alternatives for Jekyll Island deer
I have one of the most interesting jobs in the world. One day I am advising world leaders on the nuances of international monetary policy. The next day I am consoling a distraught reader who thinks...
September 25, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: No explaining needed
Q: I have a dilemma. Facebook has its advantages, and I have reconnected with many long-lost friends, but one of those old high school acquaintances has turned out to be certifiably crazy-truly. Sh...
September 25, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Peyton Manning playmaker, rally leader
Everywhere football fans are passionate and committed, you discover a circumstance that makes the city and its fall Sundays unique. Green Bay Packer games resonate with visitors who go there becaus...
September 25, 2014 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Historic columns found a home in Buckhead
The grand marble columns that held Atlanta’s first modern building aloft are closer to Buckhead than one might think. I wrote about the historic columns in June at the urging of a reader but I stru...
September 24, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Trying to find positives in this world can be negative
The Woman Who Shares My Name instructed me that this week’s column was to be about positive things. She said she is tired of bad news and thought you felt the same way. “Surely, you can find some p...
September 18, 2014 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Meet the buzzkillers
Q: Your last column about how to “grow your joy” was excellent. Can you cover some things that actually prevent one from experiencing great joy? A: As I said last week, this topic is so vast that I...
September 18, 2014 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest column: Let’s not take literacy for granted
The ability to read is akin to breathing. If you breathe easily, you don’t think about it. But if you struggle with breathing — with asthma, allergies or sensitivity to summer smog — you have a pro...
September 18, 2014 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Yarbrough: get over Carter’s 1970 campaign
Editor: In the Aug. 13 edition, Dick Yarbrough wrote a great column on the Southern accent. I think the Georgia Legislature should pass a law that would ban any business from trying to help people ...
September 18, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Seeing teacher outside of school a strange experience
The first time I recall running into a teacher outside of school was a jarring experience, like seeing a penguin in the middle of the Egyptian desert. In the fourth grade I transitioned from The Lo...
September 17, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Voices - Fran Millar: CEO Lee May honeymoon over
How ironic. Michele Obama comes to town and Chicago politics comes to DeKalb. For the third time in recent months, Gov. [Nathan] Deal appointee interim CEO Lee May has disappointed those of us that...
September 16, 2014 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: College a major player in area’s economic rebound
Remember the story of “The Little Engine That Could?” That could well describe the city of Dalton, a town of some 34,000 nestled in the corner of northwest Georgia not far from the Tennessee line. ...
September 11, 2014 09:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Grow your joy
Q: I have made a conscious decision to follow your lead and look for and find the joy in my life, no matter how small. Unfortunately, I am usually quite reserved and less than spontaneous. What sug...
September 11, 2014 09:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Kroger a modern marvel
Recently, I went to a Kroger grand opening, which came about because of my friendship with company President Bruce Lucia.   Food has never been more important than it is today, for a number of reas...
September 11, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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