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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Column: Walking on eggshells
Q: It seems like people are getting offended over every little thing these days. Recently one of my favorite families...
12:03 AM, Thursday, October 23
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Guest column: Reckless drivers should share cost of actions
Tens of thousands of Georgians live with lifelong disabilities due to brain and spinal cord injuries. As medical tech...
12:02 AM, Thursday, October 23
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to Ridgeview, High Point staf...
EDITOR: On Oct. 9, Ridgeview Charter School [in Sandy Springs] evacuated everyone to [nearby] High Point Elementary a...
12:01 AM, Thursday, October 23
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Exercise your right to vote
EDITOR: Paulding County has never seen such turmoil as it has this past year since the announcement of the proposed c...
12:33 PM, Wednesday, October 22
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GUEST COLUMN: Breast cancer early detection saves lives --...
Old photographs and precious memories. That is what I recall when I think about my mom, Barbara Burt, who I lost to b...
12:25 PM, Wednesday, October 22
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Column: Volunteers help historic cemetery come to life
No one whistles past Harmony Grove Cemetery in Buckhead. Tombstones in the historic cemetery on the southwest corner ...
12:04 AM, Wednesday, October 22
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Column: Carter shares his views on education
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public school teachers about their respective ...
02:18 PM, Thursday, October 16
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Column: The inner compass
Q: Last week you mentioned that you have an “inner compass” that never misguides you. You said you just have to “obey...
01:59 PM, Thursday, October 16
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Column: An open letter to my long-awaited son
Dear Joshua, Welcome to the world. Welcome to our family. I can’t wait to get to know you and spend the rest of this ...
01:48 PM, Thursday, October 16
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Column: Addressing hunger in Atlanta: How all can help
The statistics on those in need in Georgia are sobering: 18.9 percent of residents — and 28.1 percent of children — a...
02:03 PM, Wednesday, October 15
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Column: Quest for perfect card leads to familiar haunt
On the eve of my wife Lori and my 14th wedding anniversary I drove past a few Hallmark stores, several drugstores, an...
02:00 PM, Wednesday, October 15
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Column: Some random thoughts on some random subjects
If I die anytime soon — and I have no plans to do so at the moment — please see that the first paragraph of my obitua...
04:43 PM, Thursday, October 09
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Column: Still thankful
Today marks the two-year anniversary of this column. What a delight it has been to occupy this space. We’ve made an i...
04:38 PM, Thursday, October 09
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Guest column: Freedom of speech is not politically correct
Last Wednesday, 12 private citizens addressed the Atlanta Regional Commission about the adoption of a more friendly p...
04:01 PM, Thursday, October 09
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Georgia should not be responsible fo...
EDITOR: Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the Aug. 6 letter by Melinda Lehrer of Decatur criticizing Gov. ...
03:56 PM, Thursday, October 09
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