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by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
10:12 AM, Thursday, July 24
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term where I served until 2002. It was a rewarding experience and I am proud of the good things we accomplish...

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This column first ran in 2010. The status of Cameron Charles Yarbrough has been updated, but the message remains time...
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As Obamacare collapses around us, Democrats in Washington are offering the American people a false choice: either sti...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ga. Tech fan takes on Yarbrough
Editor:   I must have been wrong in thinking that Dick Yarbrough’s column in the Neighbor is intended to be humorous....
01:21 PM, Thursday, December 12
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EDITOR: Spelling words correctly has become a lost skill. Phonics, decoding and dictionary usage does not appear to b...
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Column: Lenox Square land once known for peace, tranquility
Before Lenox Square mall became a square — more of a rectangle when looking at the original layout — it was home to a...
01:18 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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It was as ugly as a wart hog, but for the 11th time in the past 12 years, the 38th of the past 50 and the 64th out of...
01:15 PM, Thursday, December 05
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Column: Christmas family drama
Q: I’m so totally over hearing certain people whine and cry about how stressful it is to deal with family during the ...
01:06 PM, Thursday, December 05
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Column: I’m still dreaming of a white Christmas
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12:53 PM, Thursday, December 05
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The home astride the corner of Andrews Drive and Cherokee Road is called Rossdhu, though I remember it as the Suzuki ...
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