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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11:19 AM, Friday, February 14
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My fellow Georgians, in order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is a requi...
12:44 PM, Thursday, February 06
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Q: I was in attendance at your class on the subject of joyful living. I was quite moved by the story about the cat. C...
12:38 PM, Thursday, February 06
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