Column: I wish I had been there in Bethlehem
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
04:44 PM, Thursday, December 25
These words are dedicated to the memory of my friend, the late Otis Brumby Jr., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal and Neighbor Newspapers, who encouraged me to run this column each Christmas season. It is also dedicated to those who believe....

Latest Headlines

Column: Listening to stars and dog tales
Q: I have been dating this lady for a couple of months, and we get along very well — except when it comes to her dog....
03:18 PM, Thursday, September 26
full story
Column: John Gibson, G.I. Bill
DOUGLAS -- Although cemeteries are often a vital resource for history, there probably are not many people who come th...
02:53 PM, Thursday, September 26
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Taylor fiasco evidence change needed...
EDITOR: The principal of North Atlanta High School, Howard “Gene” Taylor, resigns [Sept. 13] over his [perceived] con...
02:50 PM, Thursday, September 26
full story
Column: Historic rescue required $300, lots of patience
Three hundred dollars is all it took for Ralph Oliver to purchase an elegant Neel Reid masterpiece that occupies a ma...
01:53 PM, Wednesday, September 25
full story
Column: Why we the unwashed won’t help either side in Syria
Dear Syrian Rebels: I thought I’d take a minute to correspond with you as you resume your efforts to overthrow Syrian...
06:14 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
Column: Grown folks gone wild
Q: I recently attended a college football game. Two men on the row behind me got into a loud, verbal, vulgar confront...
06:04 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
Column: Writers and stories
It was an autumnal social. The leaves on the small hardwood in my backyard are emerging from green to rust, so fall i...
06:00 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Residents should call on Congress to...
EDITOR: In the Sept. 4 issue you had a letter from Nancy Hart Battaglia about the need to save our honeybees. It was ...
05:25 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Shepherd not only one opposed to par...
EDITOR: I read Megan Thornton’s Aug. 28 article “Resident raises concerns about proposed park,” and just wanted you t...
05:20 PM, Thursday, September 19
full story
Column: Lack of sidewalks hinders walk-to-school day
A few times a year students are asked to walk to school, a noble if not impossible endeavor. At our son Thornton’s sc...
05:08 PM, Wednesday, September 18
full story
Column: Hard to make political decisions with broccoli up ...
It is flattering to have readers tell me I should run for public office. There are also an equal number of adoring fa...
04:12 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
Column: Atrocities at work
Q: I have a coworker who is negative, critical and judgmental about everything and everyone, and is not afraid to say...
03:59 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
Column: The olden days
Cleaning out old files sometimes can be serendipitous. You find something you once thought important to keep but forg...
03:47 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kudos to city, its employees
EDITOR: I would like to take a minute and offer thanks and praise to the city of Sandy Springs. Early this summer we ...
03:45 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story
LETTER TO EDITOR: Quality of life election's primary issue
EDITOR: In the first two terms of the Sandy Springs City Council, the council has very successfully assured our neces...
03:40 PM, Thursday, September 12
full story

Popular Stories

Column: Home-cooked meals by Loran Smith
Columnist

Albers wants schools all digital by 2020 by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

Weekend Christmas celebrations planned in Milton, Alpharetta, Roswell by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

MARTA hosting holiday events by Staff Reports

Recent Comments

« tom brannon wrote on Tuesday, Dec 16 at 09:20 PM »
« HappyHippie wrote on Monday, Dec 15 at 09:17 AM »
« MA Lassetter wrote on Saturday, Dec 06 at 02:32 PM »
« MA Lassetter wrote on Friday, Dec 05 at 08:59 PM »