Column: Gov. Deal’s spokesman ready to try it on h...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
10:28 AM, Thursday, August 27
Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or a lizard-loafered lobbyist lurking around the capitol with free lunch coupons or members of the news media with coffee stains o...

Latest Headlines

Guest column: Get crime rates before moving into apartment
I receive lots of calls and emails about people looking for apartments and wanting to know about the crime rates ther...
05:49 PM, Thursday, July 11
full story
Column: Pittsburgh defined by teams, rivers
PITTSBURGH — This is one of my favorite cities with its mixture of cultures and peoples, highlighted by energy and vi...
11:08 AM, Thursday, July 11
full story
Column: Creeks offered pungent reminder of progress
When my wife Lori and I took the children to Memorial Park in Buckhead late last year, I was struck by an aroma that ...
02:17 PM, Wednesday, July 10
full story
LETTER TO EDITOR: City must abide by billboard ordinance
EDITOR: Over the past few weeks, we have heard from many regarding the new billboard installed at Abernathy and Roswe...
01:17 PM, Tuesday, July 09
full story
Column: A salute to a fine man who walked a fine line
I try to make it a habit to hang around smart people. Given that my IQ is not much larger than my waist line, this is...
09:00 AM, Wednesday, July 03
full story
Column: Gumption and blowin’ smoke
Q: I have recently reconnected with a dear high school friend who now lives in my area. She loves to throw parties. B...
08:58 AM, Wednesday, July 03
full story
Guest column: Court decision ignores Georgia voting issues
It is ironic that the U.S. Supreme Court made a decision of the “necessity” of the 1965 Voting Rights Act while the s...
08:55 AM, Wednesday, July 03
full story
Column: Cedartown fond of golf, football
CEDARTOWN — This town of nearly 10,000, the seat of Polk County, was once Indian country. That could be said about ma...
08:50 AM, Wednesday, July 03
full story
Are you being sun smart this summer?
Now that the weather is nice and the water is warm, I have been spending some quality time at the pool with my daught...
03:05 PM, Tuesday, July 02
full story
Johns Creek councilman explains why investigation into may...
Johns Creek Councilman Randall Johnson issued a statement to explain to the Johns Creek community why the city counci...
02:13 PM, Tuesday, July 02
full story
Column: Historic groups lend relevance to Independence Day
Oct. 9, 1775, 23-year-old planter Joseph Howell joined a volunteer company to fight against the British in the Americ...
09:00 AM, Tuesday, July 02
full story
Column: Visit with Carl Sanders recalls tough time in Georgia
When Jimmy Carter ran for the state Senate in 1961 and was defeated, he claimed voter fraud. Carl Sanders, the Senate...
11:00 PM, Thursday, June 27
full story
Column: Family ties and Churchill’s words
Q: My sister is 6 years older than me, and while age doesn’t matter now that we are both adults, I think it’s part of...
10:53 PM, Thursday, June 27
full story
Guest column: What you can do to help find missing children
The topic of missing children is not an easy one to talk about. We have seen the news, we have read the papers and we...
10:36 PM, Thursday, June 27
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Review of nation’s teacher preparati...
EDITOR: This week the National Council on Teacher Quality released its first review of the nation’s teacher preparati...
10:30 PM, Thursday, June 27
full story

Popular Stories

Column: Small-town crime by Lauretta Hannon
Columnist

Recent Comments

« Monet Gandy wrote on Monday, Aug 24 at 10:04 AM »
« Lisa Preikszas wrote on Saturday, Aug 22 at 11:05 AM »
« anonymous wrote on Friday, Aug 21 at 01:50 PM »
« Berlene Fowler Howar wrote on Thursday, Aug 20 at 05:04 PM »