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10:28 AM, Thursday, August 27
Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or a lizard-loafered lobbyist lurking around the capitol with free lunch coupons or members of the news media with coffee stains o...

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How ironic. Michele Obama comes to town and Chicago politics comes to DeKalb. For the third time in recent months, Go...
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Column: College a major player in area’s economic rebound
Remember the story of “The Little Engine That Could?” That could well describe the city of Dalton, a town of some 34,...
09:47 AM, Thursday, September 11
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Column: Grow your joy
Q: I have made a conscious decision to follow your lead and look for and find the joy in my life, no matter how small...
09:28 AM, Thursday, September 11
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Column: Kroger a modern marvel
Recently, I went to a Kroger grand opening, which came about because of my friendship with company President Bruce Lu...
09:19 AM, Thursday, September 11
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fulton County should devote more foc...
EDITOR: In its Aug. 13 edition, the Neighbor reported the Fulton County Health and Wellness Department announced a sp...
09:15 AM, Thursday, September 11
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Predictions of sea level rise greatl...
EDITOR: Last month several news outlets reported Climate Central, a New York-based nonprofit comprised of scientists,...
09:10 AM, Thursday, September 11
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Column: 1915 mob attack has ties to Peacock House
My great-great-aunt and uncle, Edna and Albert Thornton, were at the Buckhead home of Gov. John M. Slaton when it was...
02:00 PM, Wednesday, September 10
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Column: It’s September and the political day grows short
Can it be? Is it September already? One of my favorite tunes, “September Song,” was written by Kurt Weill and Maxwell...
05:16 PM, Thursday, September 04
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Column: The evil next door
Q: I’ve been shocked to learn that the metro Atlanta area, including the suburbs, is a hub for sex trafficking and th...
05:06 PM, Thursday, September 04
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Column: The apple, the tree and letting it be
The phone rang on a Tuesday evening. I didn’t answer it. I always try not to. Excluding telemarketers, no one calls m...
04:57 PM, Thursday, September 04
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Column: The Hole had Trapper Keepers, ice cream cakes
“The Hole” sounds like a derogatory term. It isn’t. It’s where my family went for school supplies, groceries, medicin...
11:03 AM, Wednesday, September 03
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pray and vote for our survival
Editor: In response to the letter from Ms. McDowell [Neighbor Newspapers, Aug. 27], disgusted leftist -------! If she...
03:49 PM, Tuesday, September 02
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OTHER VOICES: Are we moving too fast to approve marijuana-...
I grew up hearing, “The road to Hades is paved with good intentions.” Never more true than in the current proposed le...
03:41 PM, Tuesday, September 02
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OTHER VOICES: Georgia needs wisdom to make right choice on...
As the clock approached midnight on March 20, the final night of the 2014 Georgia legislative session, it became appa...
03:34 PM, Tuesday, September 02
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Column: Family’s tragedy a reminder to text less, live more
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus, and it doesn’t get near the attention it should....
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