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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04:37 PM, Wednesday, October 16
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03:46 PM, Thursday, October 10
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03:44 PM, Thursday, October 10
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03:40 PM, Thursday, October 10
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Column: Almshouse gave rise to largest park
Designed by the architecture firm responsible for downtown Atlanta’s historic Healey building, the Fulton County Alms...
03:51 PM, Wednesday, October 09
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Column: Charges vs. Balfour feed bad perception of politics
Despite the rants of publicity-seeking bigots, the blather of Twitter twits and a national news media more interested...
10:43 PM, Thursday, October 03
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Column: Our sole purpose
Q: New neighbors have just moved in down the street. They have not one, not two, but three little bike-riding boys. N...
10:26 PM, Thursday, October 03
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Column: Hill County BBQ
HEMPSTEAD, Texas – One of the great features of most college campuses is that they are located in small towns. All ac...
10:07 PM, Thursday, October 03
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pesticides to blame for honeybee losses
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to Nancy Hart Battaglia’s Sept. 4 letter to the editor titled “Honeybees mu...
05:57 PM, Thursday, October 03
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Banning pesticides could cause more ...
EDITOR: Several [recent] issues of the Neighbor contained letters decrying loss of honey bees and urging legislation ...
05:54 PM, Thursday, October 03
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Column: Early family names remain from network of ferries
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03:19 PM, Wednesday, October 02
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