Column: Letters tell story of community caught in ...
by Thornton Kennedy
Columnist
09:17 AM, Wednesday, July 29
In July 1864, Sandy Springs became the second most populous community in the South almost overnight. Only New Orleans had more people, according to the Sandy Springs Historic Preservation Society. About 1,000 people lived in the modest farming com...

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04:15 PM, Thursday, August 14
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04:09 PM, Thursday, August 14
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EDITOR: I would like to comment on your Aug. 6 edition that had two citizens comments, one from Kennesaw [guest colum...
04:04 PM, Thursday, August 14
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Column: Bridge serves as link to more than Buckhead, Vinings
The one-lane steel bridge spanning the Chattahoochee River links more than Buckhead and Vinings. It replaced the ferr...
10:47 AM, Wednesday, August 13
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Does not want problems commercial ai...
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03:09 PM, Thursday, August 07
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Column: A fresh reminder of why teaching is a noble job
Dear Georgia Public School Teachers: It is new school year but, alas, the same old impediments: An out-of-touch feder...
11:42 AM, Thursday, August 07
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Column: Your cheatin’ heart
Q: Recently I needed to use my husband’s phone to make a call. He keeps it locked with a password. I asked him for hi...
11:35 AM, Thursday, August 07
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Guest column: Nebraska billionaire behind assault on Nunn
With a net worth today of $1 billion, Joe Ricketts, 73, the founder of TD Ameritrade, is fretting over the crumbs fal...
11:15 AM, Thursday, August 07
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to Deal about children
Editor: [Gov. Nathan Deal], you recently wrote a letter to President [Barack] Obama objecting to [U.S. Citizenship an...
11:13 AM, Thursday, August 07
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Column: ‘Island’ evidence of Buckhead’s evolution
A cul-de-sac off West Paces Ferry Road captures what Buckhead was, what it became and what it aspires to be. At the h...
02:56 PM, Wednesday, August 06
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