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 ...

Latest Headlines

Column: Expansion of Oxford program a win-win
OXFORD, England — The University of Georgia has an enviable presence in this ancient and exclusive seat of learning a...
05:22 AM, Wednesday, August 07
full story
Column: Why wasn’t Skeeter Skates in Azerbaijan junket?
I read recently in the Atlanta newspapers that our intrepid public servants just keep on going — on trips, that is. D...
11:14 AM, Friday, August 02
full story
Column: Doling out Mama wisdom
Q: I was touched by your recent radio interview in which you discussed your mom’s death earlier this month. What advi...
11:04 AM, Friday, August 02
full story
Guest column: Smart911 a beneficial program
If you never heard of Smart911, it’s time I tell you about it and how beneficial the program is. Smart911 is a free s...
10:41 AM, Friday, August 02
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Black caucus saddened by Brooks’ ind...
EDITOR: The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus is saddened to hear of the indictment of [District 55 State Rep.] Tyrone...
10:35 AM, Friday, August 02
full story
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
full story
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...
03:43 PM, Thursday, July 25
full story
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
full story
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
full story
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...
10:49 AM, Thursday, July 25
full story
Column: T.R.R. Cobb House a window into what will be
About 70 miles to the northeast, there is a magnificent example of what we can expect when the restoration of May Pat...
02:39 PM, Wednesday, July 24
full story
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
full story
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
full story
Guest column: The good and bad of social networking sites
Personally, I have never been a huge fan of social networking. That’s probably because I have always believed it to b...
10:25 AM, Thursday, July 18
full story
Column: Post-scandal, Penn State still thrives
STATE COLLEGE, Penn. — College campuses! What a redeeming and fulfilling environment you discover whenever you visit ...
10:10 AM, Thursday, July 18
full story

Popular Stories

Fall festivals abound in north Fulton by Morgan Wilson

Weekend concert to benefit young girl facing terminal disorder by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

Column: Doc Holliday lived big, bold life by Loran Smith
Columnist

Avalon details community outreach plans by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

Recent Comments

« K Lynn wrote on Thursday, Oct 16 at 11:52 AM »
« Michael Schlossberg wrote on Thursday, Oct 16 at 11:28 AM »
« William Paulk wrote on Thursday, Oct 16 at 12:15 AM »
« Kirk Lunde wrote on Wednesday, Oct 15 at 12:32 PM »