Column: ‘What’s in a name?’ captures spirit of fir...
by Thornton Kennedy
Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
01:44 AM, Wednesday, May 06
At the absolute apex of the fight for a city of Sandy Springs, I got a call from Eva Galambos. As you can tell from my tagline at the end of this column, for a time I served as the news editor of this paper. That was from 2000 to 2006, which coinc...

Latest Headlines

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ga. Tech fan takes on Yarbrough
Editor:   I must have been wrong in thinking that Dick Yarbrough’s column in the Neighbor is intended to be humorous....
01:21 PM, Thursday, December 12
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Teacher: students should know how to...
EDITOR: Spelling words correctly has become a lost skill. Phonics, decoding and dictionary usage does not appear to b...
01:03 PM, Thursday, December 12
full story
Column: Lenox Square land once known for peace, tranquility
Before Lenox Square mall became a square — more of a rectangle when looking at the original layout — it was home to a...
01:18 PM, Wednesday, December 11
full story
Column: Business at UGA
It was as ugly as a wart hog, but for the 11th time in the past 12 years, the 38th of the past 50 and the 64th out of...
01:15 PM, Thursday, December 05
full story
Column: Christmas family drama
Q: I’m so totally over hearing certain people whine and cry about how stressful it is to deal with family during the ...
01:06 PM, Thursday, December 05
full story
Column: I’m still dreaming of a white Christmas
When we reflect on Christmas, we think of the emphasis on shopping and the many exciting things associated with the h...
12:53 PM, Thursday, December 05
full story
Column: Mansions served dual purposes
The home astride the corner of Andrews Drive and Cherokee Road is called Rossdhu, though I remember it as the Suzuki ...
04:51 PM, Wednesday, December 04
full story
Column: Tweaking the humor-impaired is dangerous work
Knock! Knock! Knock! “Hello, may I help you?” “Yes, my name is Bland. Agent Bland. This is my associate, Agent Person...
12:22 PM, Wednesday, November 27
full story
Column: Tiresome parties
Q: I am too close to this problem and am having trouble seeing it objectively. I am one of a small group of retired w...
12:15 PM, Wednesday, November 27
full story
Column: Tom Osborne, an introspective, selfless man
Tom Osborne didn’t set out to be a college football coach. When that came about, he didn’t worry about making big buc...
11:08 AM, Wednesday, November 27
full story
Column: Campbell farm gave rise to original Smyrna landmark
As the Atlanta Braves prepare to make their way up Interstate 75 to unincorporated southeast Cobb County, they will b...
10:10 AM, Tuesday, November 26
full story
Column: Random thoughts on random subjects
Last week, family and friends gathered in the small town of Chattahoochee Hills, south of Atlanta, to celebrate a lif...
02:46 PM, Friday, November 22
full story
Column: Sacred spaces
Q: Growing up as a native Georgia girl, if I so much as let out a giggle or sigh during Sunday morning church service...
02:38 PM, Friday, November 22
full story
Column: The Southerner’s Handbook
Don’t suppose there is a posthole-diggers society, but if one should exist, Garden and Gun, my favorite magazine — an...
02:26 PM, Friday, November 22
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Georgia legal community mourns loss ...
EDITOR: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many frien...
02:22 PM, Friday, November 22
full story

Popular Stories

Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

Column: Near city center, soul of Sandy Springs is alive, well by Thornton Kennedy
Neighbor Newspapers Columnist

Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

Vintage Computer Festival comes to Roswell by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’ by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com

Column: Why I won’t be running for president by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist

Recent Comments

« Eva Shaw wrote on Friday, May 01 at 11:08 AM »
« HappyDecaturite wrote on Thursday, Apr 30 at 01:33 PM »
« A. Reader wrote on Thursday, Apr 30 at 11:34 AM »
« Scott Long wrote on Thursday, Apr 30 at 09:00 AM »