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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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07:54 AM, Friday, January 10
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Column: First Buckhead murder took place on Christmas Day
The first homicide in Buckhead occurred on Christmas Day in 1856. I came across this fascinating factoid in James Ott...
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Column: My favorite Christmas memories
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10:29 AM, Thursday, December 26
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12:00 AM, Thursday, December 26
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