Column: Family’s tragedy a reminder to text less, ...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
03:05 PM, Thursday, August 28
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus, and it doesn’t get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa, this is one with a quick cure. This killer? Texting while driving. The...

Latest Headlines

Column: Historic rescue required $300, lots of patience
Three hundred dollars is all it took for Ralph Oliver to purchase an elegant Neel Reid masterpiece that occupies a ma...
01:53 PM, Wednesday, September 25
full story
Column: Why we the unwashed won’t help either side in Syria
Dear Syrian Rebels: I thought I’d take a minute to correspond with you as you resume your efforts to overthrow Syrian...
06:14 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
Column: Grown folks gone wild
Q: I recently attended a college football game. Two men on the row behind me got into a loud, verbal, vulgar confront...
06:04 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
Column: Writers and stories
It was an autumnal social. The leaves on the small hardwood in my backyard are emerging from green to rust, so fall i...
06:00 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Residents should call on Congress to...
EDITOR: In the Sept. 4 issue you had a letter from Nancy Hart Battaglia about the need to save our honeybees. It was ...
05:25 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Shepherd not only one opposed to par...
EDITOR: I read Megan Thornton’s Aug. 28 article “Resident raises concerns about proposed park,” and just wanted you t...
05:20 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
Column: Lack of sidewalks hinders walk-to-school day
A few times a year students are asked to walk to school, a noble if not impossible endeavor. At our son Thornton’s sc...
05:08 PM, Wednesday, September 18
full story
Column: Hard to make political decisions with broccoli up ...
It is flattering to have readers tell me I should run for public office. There are also an equal number of adoring fa...
04:12 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
Column: Atrocities at work
Q: I have a coworker who is negative, critical and judgmental about everything and everyone, and is not afraid to say...
03:59 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
Column: The olden days
Cleaning out old files sometimes can be serendipitous. You find something you once thought important to keep but forg...
03:47 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kudos to city, its employees
EDITOR: I would like to take a minute and offer thanks and praise to the city of Sandy Springs. Early this summer we ...
03:45 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
LETTER TO EDITOR: Quality of life election's primary issue
EDITOR: In the first two terms of the Sandy Springs City Council, the council has very successfully assured our neces...
03:40 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
Column: First road long way from Five Points
Through the early part of the 19th century there was one significant point in what is now Atlanta that served as the ...
05:09 PM, Wednesday, September 11
full story
Column: Discovering legislator with a sense of humor a rarity
Rats. As if creating this profound and pithy prose each week wasn’t hard enough, now I have discovered a legislator w...
05:36 PM, Thursday, September 05
full story
Column: Traditional values in a modern world
Q: I know I am a “traditionalist.” I want your opinion on whatever happened to traditional values. I have noticed var...
05:18 PM, Thursday, September 05
full story

Popular Stories

Guest column: Nebraska billionaire behind assault on Nunn by Kevin Foley
Neighbor Newspapers Guest Columnist

Recent Comments

« @ Wiedeman lovers wrote on Thursday, Aug 28 at 10:03 AM »
« Kill Pius wrote on Monday, Aug 25 at 06:24 AM »
« Vicki Hudson wrote on Sunday, Aug 24 at 03:42 PM »
« brian y wrote on Sunday, Aug 24 at 12:01 AM »