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Kids shouldn’t have smartphones

The comic strip "There Oughta Be a Law" was popular when I was a child.

August 24, 2017 | By John Rosemond Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Humor: ESPN holds Lee out of Charlottesville

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?

August 24, 2017 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Jimmy Darsey made an impact on me

Since assuming the role as a county commissioner for Long County in January and presiding as that board's chairman, I haven't had much time to do any writing.

August 24, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Guest columnist | Opinion


If only that lottery hit me

By the time this issue hits our newspaper racks and mailboxes, I expect to be booking a first-class flight to Tahiti because I won Wednesday night's $700 million Powerball jackpot.

August 24, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Edwards made city a much better place

Editor:

August 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


More support for former city manager

Editor:

August 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Civil War may never end

The Civil War is a war that never ends, much to our dismay.

August 23, 2017 | By Tom Crawford Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Hate has no place in our America

Hate has no place in America and being "united" as in the United States to me lately seems like a forgone dream that perhaps never existed.

August 23, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Guest columnist | Opinion


Sounding back at Sound Off

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Time for statue to come down

Editor:

August 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Go native in your yard

Go native this fall, native plants that is. This is a g-rated article after all.

August 22, 2017 | By Sara Swida KLB Director | Opinion


Keep gardening in the fall

As hot as July has been, it's hard to believe that it's time to start getting your garden ready for fall.

August 22, 2017 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension Agent | Opinion


It is our duty to protest Nazis

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Edwards a true public servant

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Lucky to be alive, and grateful

I owe you an explanation about where I have been or not been - as on these pages. To mangle a bit of Charles Dickens, these could have been the worst of times had it not been for a quick-thinking son, our family doctor who immediately placed me in the intensive care unit at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta and into the hands of some dedicated professionals there. It is not a stretch to say that had things gone differently - as in slower - we might not be having this conversation today or anytime in the future. It was that close, I have ...

August 18, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


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Funniest jokes of 2017, part 2

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? It's time for a week of the funniest jokes of 2017, our annual Year-in-Review.

January 11, 2018 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Our story so far

If you have been reading "The Good Folks of Lennox Valley" since the first installment, I know how you are going to respond to the ...

January 11, 2018 | Kevin Slimp | Opinion


Lots to do, but will lawmakers do it?

If you ask a state legislator, particularly one who's been around for a few terms, what their priorities are for the upcoming session, they ...

January 10, 2018 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion


A young girl and the Georgia Bulldogs

It was an undeniable blessing when I, a college kid and part-time sports writer, was given the assignment to cover a University of Georgia football ...

January 08, 2018 | Ronda Rich | Opinion


Let your Christmas tree keep living on

Nothing is worse in January than the sad looking Christmas tree awaiting its fate in the new year.

January 08, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Bottom line on tax bill

To listen to the Democrats, the American middle class will be lucky to survive the Republican tax bill.

January 06, 2018 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Welcome to the year of the Dog

2018 is the Year of the Dog. That is, if you're Asian and follow the Chinese zodiac. It rotates between the Rat, Ox, Tiger ...

January 06, 2018 | By Bob Franken Columnist | Opinion


2018 will be a year of change in Georgia

This will be a year of major change in Georgia politics.

January 05, 2018 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion


Next time you see a whale...

Editor: The picture of the whale breaching on the front page of your Dec. 30 edition of the paper is a once in a lifetime ...

January 04, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


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