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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: Should your senior still be driving?
Americans love their cars – and that’s a love affair that extends from the youngest drivers to the oldest. Unfortunat...
01:07 PM, Wednesday, September 19
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Brumby’s impact felt in Buckhead
EDITOR: Although Otis Brumby [Jr.] was a product of Marietta and Cobb County, he played a key role in the development...
01:02 PM, Wednesday, September 19
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Column: Before Buckhead natives there were Native Americans
Some trace Buckhead’s history back to Henry Irby’s tavern in the 1840s. Others think Buckhead’s history begins with t...
11:44 AM, Wednesday, September 19
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Column: Brumby will ‘be sorely missed’
Of all the publishers and editors I have met and worked for, he was far and above the best one. He was kind and consi...
04:45 PM, Wednesday, September 12
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Column: Charter amendment advocates present their case
District 54 Rep. Edward Lindsey, R-Atlanta majority whip of the Georgia House of Representatives, asked me if I would...
04:19 PM, Wednesday, September 12
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Yarbrough’s column does not include ...
EDITOR: Dick Yarbrough’s Aug. 22 editorial (“Charter school amendment debate gets ugly quickly”) regarding my recent ...
04:13 PM, Wednesday, September 12
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legal community mourns death of Will...
EDITOR: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I am writing to express condolences to the family, colleagues and frie...
04:07 PM, Wednesday, September 12
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Progressive voters should pick Stein
EDITOR: President Barack Obama gives great speeches. In 2008 I was so inspired by his words that I purchased a second...
04:01 PM, Wednesday, September 12
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Column: Foundation’s flea market delivers ‘historic’ table
Our first house was a 1950s bungalow which had never been renovated, in Buckhead’s Peachtree Park neighborhood. Being...
03:35 PM, Wednesday, September 12
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Column: Veracity Valuator useful tool to clarify opinions
I got called a “liberal” the other day by a reader in Cherokee County who doesn’t think much of my opinions and sugge...
12:16 PM, Wednesday, September 05
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Column: Rediscovering the joy of weather
A wind soared high above us, knocking a trio of pine trees together, their hollow banging sounding like a strange woo...
12:07 PM, Wednesday, September 05
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘Dual eligibles’ should understand ...
EDITOR: Navigating the healthcare system can be challenging, and for the more than nine million people who are eligib...
12:05 PM, Wednesday, September 05
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Evans’ column about elections inform...
EDITOR: Editor’s note: This letter was addressed to former columnist Randy Evans. Many thanks for your informative ar...
11:47 AM, Wednesday, September 05
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Editor’s note: The following letter is about former NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong, who died Aug. 25. Wayne R. Matson,...
11:41 AM, Wednesday, September 05
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Column: Beautiful Buckhead mansion undone by reality
A few weeks ago, a loyal reader sent me an email about a peculiar house on Dumbarton Road in Buckhead. I had heard th...
10:37 AM, Wednesday, September 05
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