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: I am a Sandy Springs resident, and I take my dog to Brook Run Dog Park several times a week. It is my underst...
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Some panel discussions are worthwhile; others are a good chance to catch up on your email. A recent discussion in Atl...
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The Red Sox and their prized left-hander, Jon Lester, are in contract negotiations, causing considerable nervousness ...
12:13 PM, Thursday, June 12
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12:12 PM, Thursday, June 12
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Publishing Foley’s column took courage
EDITOR: I want to express my appreciation to you for publishing Kevin Foley’s piece [“Times have changed from Reagan’...
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