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 ...

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When Bo DuBose was younger, he spent many a weekend following his father around Civil War battle sites in search of a...
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They tell you to expect the unexpected, but I didn’t see any danger in taking a mid-day walk from the market to my ap...
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Column: Charter school amendment more about ‘how’ than ‘what’
District 54 Rep. Edward Lindsey, R-Atlanta, majority whip in the Georgia House of Representatives, says he finds hims...
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EDITOR: It is a shame more citizens have not heard about Amendment 2, which will allow Georgia to enter into multiyea...
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Column: Mystery of the Toy Museum finally solved
(UPDATED AT 7:40 P.M. THURSDAY WITH CORRECTED INFO ON THE TOY MUSEUM'S YEARS IN EXISTENCE) The Toy Museum is an aberr...
11:57 AM, Wednesday, October 24
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Column: Aggressive Driving
GA Code 40-6-397 – Aggressive Driving: Driving behavior that is rude, unsafe, or frightening to other drivers. Georgi...
01:59 PM, Friday, October 19
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Column: Pro-charter amendment forces trying to bully foes
If the pro-charter amendment people are trying to win friends and influence voters to pass the measure in November, t...
04:48 PM, Wednesday, October 17
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Column: Why I will vote yes on charter amendment
There is a lot of misinformation on the Charter School Amendment. I want to try and set the record straight. First, c...
04:43 PM, Wednesday, October 17
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LETTER TO EDITOR: No person should experience grief alone
EDITOR: October is Depression Awareness Month — a time to recognize a condition that affects nearly 10 percent of the...
04:38 PM, Wednesday, October 17
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Column: Fall’s rhythm a welcome reminder
Fall is by far the best time of year. As the evenings grow shorter and sounds of crickets die down, life settles into...
03:11 PM, Wednesday, October 17
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Column: Retail Customer Thefts
The most common retail customer thefts occur in large retail stores, especially those where the customer uses a shopp...
02:51 PM, Friday, October 12
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Column: What to expect when you're applying: A high school...
College is supposed to be the best four years of a person’s life — at least that is what people continue to tell me. ...
04:05 PM, Thursday, October 11
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Column: Special school has positive impact on special-need...
If you aren’t careful, it is very easy to get pessimistic these days. We have gotten too loud, too adversarial, too p...
03:23 PM, Wednesday, October 10
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Column: America has already gone ‘green’
As a student in high school, I remember my civics teacher, a second generation of Russian heritage, sternly lecturing...
03:18 PM, Wednesday, October 10
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote yes on charter school amendment
Editor’s note: This letter by District 54 State Rep. Edward Lindsey, R-Atlanta, is in response to Lynn Brown McKinney...
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