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by Dick Yarbrough
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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...

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I asked for your thoughts on a parenting question, and your responses flooded my inbox. I wish I could include everyo...
02:25 PM, Thursday, October 02
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Column: Doc Holliday lived big, bold life
Doc Holliday, the notorious gunslinger, gambler and dentist — not in any particular order — was born in Griffin, grew...
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Column: Lone constant in Buckhead is change
Buckhead is on the cusp of another seismic shift. Since 2009, when the economy hit the skids, the development formerl...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commissioners carried out power grab
EDITOR: Three of our county commissioners have succeeded in carrying out a massive power grab. Spearheaded by the cha...
11:41 AM, Wednesday, October 01
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EDITOR: On last Thursday while in the checkout line at the local Kroger on Hwy 5, in Douglasville, I asked the custom...
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Column: Thinning out alternatives for Jekyll Island deer
I have one of the most interesting jobs in the world. One day I am advising world leaders on the nuances of internati...
01:41 PM, Thursday, September 25
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Column: No explaining needed
Q: I have a dilemma. Facebook has its advantages, and I have reconnected with many long-lost friends, but one of thos...
01:31 PM, Thursday, September 25
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Column: Peyton Manning playmaker, rally leader
Everywhere football fans are passionate and committed, you discover a circumstance that makes the city and its fall S...
01:09 PM, Thursday, September 25
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Column: Historic columns found a home in Buckhead
The grand marble columns that held Atlanta’s first modern building aloft are closer to Buckhead than one might think....
10:40 AM, Wednesday, September 24
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Column: Trying to find positives in this world can be nega...
The Woman Who Shares My Name instructed me that this week’s column was to be about positive things. She said she is t...
03:55 PM, Thursday, September 18
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Column: Meet the buzzkillers
Q: Your last column about how to “grow your joy” was excellent. Can you cover some things that actually prevent one f...
03:49 PM, Thursday, September 18
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Guest column: Let’s not take literacy for granted
The ability to read is akin to breathing. If you breathe easily, you don’t think about it. But if you struggle with b...
03:43 PM, Thursday, September 18
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Editor: In the Aug. 13 edition, Dick Yarbrough wrote a great column on the Southern accent. I think the Georgia Legis...
03:27 PM, Thursday, September 18
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Column: Seeing teacher outside of school a strange experience
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