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Hillary’s excuse for losing election

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

March 23, 2018 | Argus Hamilton | Opinion


Don’t label a child, but it is OK to label actions

When I began reading "The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids" (Jan. 5, 2018, www.fatherly.com), I was skeptical that essayist Patrick Coleman's point of view would line up with my own, and I wasn't disappointed.

March 23, 2018 | John Rosemond | Opinion


A student petition to wear Crocs, with socks

My name is Corey Davis and I am a junior at Bradwell Institute. I am the junior class president. I have lived in Hinesville my entire life, and I aspire to be a famous filmmaker in the future.

March 22, 2018 | Corey Davis Bradwell Institute | Opinion


Proposed cuts will hurt Georgians

The White House proposed a 2019 budget last month that makes steep cuts to one of the strongest lines of defense this country uses to fight hunger: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The proposal calls for slashing food assistance, commonly known as food stamps, by $213 billion over the next decade.

March 22, 2018 | By Alex Camardelle Guest columnist | Opinion


Transparency is vital to good government

The average Georgian has never been under the Gold Dome. Many have vague memories of a two-headed calf on display during a State Capitol school field trip. For most Georgians, the closest they get to the General Assembly is their legislator's local townhall meeting or, if they are really interested, watching legislators in action online.

March 20, 2018 | By Benita Dodd Guest columnist | Opinion


Clean up your block for Great American Cleanup

In the spring, we annually participate in the national Great American Cleanup, which is the largest community improvement effort in America. More than 20,000 communities participate in this Keep America Beautiful effort.

March 20, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Senate hears veterans foundation, rural health bills

Last week in the Senate, we continued to work in committees considering the bills that were passed by the House of Representatives. With only two weeks left in the legislative session, we are using our time constructively so that legislation that will ultimately benefit Georgians will be vetted thoroughly.

March 20, 2018 | Sen. Ben Watson | Opinion


St. Patrick's Day is too much fun

The question almost always comes up.

March 19, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Protest should have been allowed

Editor: I was across the street from Bradwell Institute at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14.

March 19, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


Humor: We keep sending them overseas

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

March 17, 2018 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Voters to get choices in 2018 elections

There have been many predictions in the national media that we are potentially headed for a "blue wave" election year at the state and local level.

March 16, 2018 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion


Guns in classroom are not smart

Editor:

March 15, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


Let's talk about gun control

Editor: Let's talk about gun control. Since three of the top 10 deadliest gun massacres in U.S. history have occurred since October of last year, it might be time.

March 13, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


We need to control people, not guns

Editor: We don't need gun control - we need people control. This starts in school. There is no discipline in today's schools. The students seem to control the classrooms rather than the teachers. If the schools implement any discipline, liberal parents jump up and down that their little snowflakes' egos are being hurt. Social and cultural problems can be resolved with proper discipline.

March 13, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


'Plogging' improves you, your community

I have been helping with volunteer litter cleanups since I was in my mid-20s, which was a long, long, long time ago.

March 13, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed when he stepped from his second-floor hotel room at the Lorraine Motel ...

April 04, 2018 | Dr. Gary Scott Smith | Opinion


A late but heartfelt remembrance of Zell Miller

An unalterable deadline does not allow me to comment on certain events as quickly as I would like. Also, it is my policy to avoid ...

April 03, 2018 | Dick Yarbrough | Opinion


Senate ends session with budget bill

The 154th General Assembly has officially come to completion and it was a great honor to represent you in the state Senate again this year ...

April 03, 2018 | Sen. Ben Watson | Opinion


The Second Amendment and guns

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April 03, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


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