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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: Sea Island defends proposed development
I wrote recently about the concerns of environmental groups over a proposal by the owners of Sea Island to develop 7....
02:55 PM, Thursday, June 05
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Column: Technology overkill
Q: Is there a polite way to deal with friends who pull out their smartphones while you are having a face-to-face conv...
02:46 PM, Thursday, June 05
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Column: Kingston ahead, but poll shows GOP facing battles
Congressman Jack Kingston has jumped into a 12-point lead over businessman David Perdue in their July 22 runoff race ...
02:20 PM, Thursday, June 05
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Foley jumps from Reagan to Obama
EDITOR: In his May 14 column [“Times have changed from Reagan’s day to Obama’s”], Kevin Riley jumps from Ronald Reaga...
02:15 PM, Thursday, June 05
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Column: Columns support important chapter of Atlanta history
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 3:38 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON WHERE THE COLUMNS ARE CURRENTLY) The columns of Columns Drive o...
01:18 PM, Wednesday, June 04
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Column: Unsolicited advice for U.S. Senate candidates
To David Perdue, Jack Kingston and Michelle Nunn: Congratulations on making it this far in your quest to become our n...
11:14 AM, Thursday, May 29
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Column: Feeling lucky?
Q: I seem to have difficulty feeling proud of my accomplishments. Many times over in my childhood and adult life, I w...
11:05 AM, Thursday, May 29
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Guest column: The bigger the govt., the harder to manage
Years ago, President Ronald Reagan warned us that oversized government was a serious problem. The evidence he was cor...
10:36 AM, Thursday, May 29
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Column: Caves along Chattahoochee offer perspective of past
There are few places nearby that have as tangible a link to native Georgia as the banks of the Chattahoochee River. A...
11:40 AM, Wednesday, May 28
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YOUNG VOICES: Chastain's pool perfect summer hangout
The Chastain [Park] pool [in Buckhead] is the place that has everything you need. You just want to jump right in when...
11:28 AM, Wednesday, May 28
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Column: Some random thoughts on some random subjects
How’s this for a conflict? This past weekend I had to choose between going to New York and attending the prestigious ...
01:05 PM, Thursday, May 22
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Column: Bad days at work
Q: I am a hard-working, long-term and loyal employee who consistently ranks very well on performance evaluations. My ...
12:57 PM, Thursday, May 22
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Column: Clisby Clarke could silence a room with ‘Bulldog B...
The end of a life brings pause and reflection. Clisby Clarke, class of ’64 with a degree in marketing from the Univer...
12:45 PM, Thursday, May 22
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Column: Specialized schools among our best assets
When our daughter Virginia was a first-grader at The Lovett School, she carried a thick chapter book in her backpack....
05:09 PM, Wednesday, May 21
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Blog: My voting experience
I voted in the primary election Tuesday morning just after 8 and had no problems or wait at the polls. At my voting p...
09:58 AM, Tuesday, May 20
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