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by Dick Yarbrough
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10:12 AM, Thursday, July 24
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term where I served until 2002. It was a rewarding experience and I am proud of the good things we accomplish...

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EDITOR: Your fine publication is marred by Dick Yarbrough’s incessant attacks on Georgia Tech. Yarbrough’s perpetual ...
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OXFORD, England — The University of Georgia has an enviable presence in this ancient and exclusive seat of learning a...
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Column: Mysterious ruins inspired early Atlanta leader
The story of Fort Mountain is that of a young dreamer, who after making it in the big city never forgot where he came...
11:15 AM, Wednesday, July 31
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Letter to the Editor: May on the right track
By order of Gov. Nathan Deal, DeKalb County Commissioner Lee May was elevated to the DeKalb County CEO role last week...
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Column: Looking back on 15 years of an accidental career
This month, I begin my 16th year as a syndicated newspaper columnist in Georgia. Time flies when you are having fun a...
11:24 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Column: Whiners vs. warriors
Q: I have a friend who I’ve become very close to in the last two years. We share a lot of laughs and good times and h...
11:15 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Guest column: Why we do National Night Out
National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” began in 1984 as an effort to promote involvement in crime p...
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Column: T.R.R. Cobb House a window into what will be
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02:39 PM, Wednesday, July 24
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Column: Random thoughts on Monroe County, metaphors
After much posturing, the General Assembly passed a sleeves-out-of-their-vest piece of legislation on lobbying reform...
10:54 AM, Thursday, July 18
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Column: School blues and what not to wear
Q: I’m on the board of a charter school where my kids attend. I was privy to some information regarding personnel tha...
10:48 AM, Thursday, July 18
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Guest column: The good and bad of social networking sites
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