Column: Deal pledges to go all in on public educat...
by Dick Yarbrough
Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
12:04 AM, Thursday, October 23
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 for public education in a second and final term as ...

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EDITOR: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many frien...
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01:27 PM, Thursday, November 14
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It was a moment of unbridled joy and crushing defeat, a season of hard work, sacrifice and commitment laid bare benea...
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I have some good news and some bad news. I read in the paper recently about a proposed venture to send people to Mars...
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05:35 PM, Thursday, November 07
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