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by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
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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Column: Visit with Carl Sanders recalls tough time in Georgia
When Jimmy Carter ran for the state Senate in 1961 and was defeated, he claimed voter fraud. Carl Sanders, the Senate...
11:00 PM, Thursday, June 27
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Column: Family ties and Churchill’s words
Q: My sister is 6 years older than me, and while age doesn’t matter now that we are both adults, I think it’s part of...
10:53 PM, Thursday, June 27
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The topic of missing children is not an easy one to talk about. We have seen the news, we have read the papers and we...
10:36 PM, Thursday, June 27
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EDITOR: This week the National Council on Teacher Quality released its first review of the nation’s teacher preparati...
10:30 PM, Thursday, June 27
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sidewalks should be Atlanta’s duty
EDITOR: Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the Neighbor’s June 19 1A article titled “Buckhead group discuss...
10:25 PM, Thursday, June 27
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Column: ‘Dear Old U-G-A’ draws on Red & Black coverage
Books remain a staple of my life. I just can't segue into Kindle technology. However, latent arguments all make sense...
10:20 PM, Thursday, June 27
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Column: Monument mystery has happy ending
For more than a quarter century, something critical was missing from the monument to Georgia’s most celebrated poet, ...
11:55 AM, Wednesday, June 26
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Column: The story of friends, strangers and a baseball
This is a story about heroes — good people doing good things. The cast of characters in this performance shares one t...
12:03 AM, Thursday, June 20
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Column: Gifts, Google and fools
Q: What are your thoughts about the wisdom of lending money to family members or friends for “a good cause,” for “a r...
12:02 AM, Thursday, June 20
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Guest column: How graffiti hurts society
What is graffiti? The Wikipedia definition is writings or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched or sprayed ill...
12:01 AM, Thursday, June 20
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Article misleads public on oppositio...
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to Everett Catts’ June 12 article titled “Those against Buckhead school lan...
04:56 PM, Tuesday, June 18
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Column: Fire allowed city to annex Buckhead
The catastrophic E. Rivers Elementary School fire in September 1948 had the unintended consequence of paving the way ...
04:30 PM, Tuesday, June 18
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Column: State Charter School Commission in good hands
I have said it before, but let me repeat: I have no problem with charter schools. I did have a big problem with the h...
02:04 PM, Thursday, June 13
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Column: People-pleasers and a jealous pal
Q: I am blessed with great friends, but I have one who doesn’t like doing things with anyone else but me. We all shar...
01:51 PM, Thursday, June 13
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Guest column: When a good car goes
I’m not a car person. I don’t really care that much about what I drive. I’ve only bought one new car in my life that ...
01:33 PM, Thursday, June 13
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