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Candidate's stance on guns, NRA

Editor: I received mail recently that I want to share with my neighbors in Georgia Senate District 1, where I am running to be your state senator. The letter came from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, and I think it will horrify you as much as it did me.

March 31, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


We live in interesting times, eh?

By now, you've likely read about the Liberty County sheriff's deputy who cuffed a kid as part of a career day demonstration.

March 31, 2018 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Opinion


Humor: Misty Snow and Drizzly Showers

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

March 30, 2018 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Repeating kindergarten won’t scar a child

Q: Even though he had an early-August birthday, we started our son in kindergarten this past dall at a private Christian school. They did some testing prior to the start of the school year and told us they thought he would do okay. Now, however, they are telling us that he is "somewhat immature" and would probably benefit from another year in Kindergarten. We're upset that they accepted him in the first place, but also feel that some of his problems were due to a young and relatively inexperienced teacher. We're reluctant to hold him back out of ...

March 30, 2018 | John Rosemond | Opinion


Miller left his mark on state

Zell Bryan Miller, the late governor and senator from Georgia, was known throughout his political career by the nickname "Zig-Zag Zell." It was a moniker that was honestly acquired.

March 30, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Opinion


There goes the neighborhood

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

March 29, 2018 | Argus Hamilton | Opinion


More in the debate over gun control

Editor:

March 28, 2018 | Special to the Courier Niki Seale, Hinesville | Opinion


Spread happy rays of sunshine

Some days, you wake up feeling good about the world.

March 27, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Don't be clueless: Throw away trash, clean up litter

Litter is a serious issue for us at Keep Liberty Beautiful. We know how devastating out-of-control litter is for the quality of life of a community.

March 27, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Shootings are public health issue

Editor: There are people who disagree with what I write, and that's OK. They are mostly liberals. But, I do agree with Ms. Niki Seale in that discipline should be handled at home. That is if we still lived in the 1940s and '50s when most households had two parents and the mother stayed home to raise the children.

March 27, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


Parents are key to stopping carnage

Just as the city of Parkland and the nation are trying to recover after one of the most horrific school shootings in history last month that left 17 people dead, 14 of them children, more disturbing news from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School this week. Two students were arrested for bringing weapons onto the campus, and a third student was arrested for making a threat on social media. This comes on the same day in which two students at a high school in Maryland were injured in a school shooting and the gunman, also a student, was killed by a ...

March 26, 2018 | By Steve Siebold Guest columnist | Opinion


The times, they are a changing

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

March 24, 2018 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Drones and what they would replace

Most folks think that the US Postal Service invented the quote, "Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these courageous couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." But it did not. It actually came from the Greek historian, Herodotus, 2,500 years ago and not much has changed in that regard since - until recent history.

March 24, 2018 | By Victor Pisano Columnist | Opinion


The wealthy are running

Do you have to be wealthy to run for governor?

March 23, 2018 | Tom Crawford | Opinion


Hillary’s excuse for losing election

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

March 23, 2018 | Argus Hamilton | Opinion


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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


Plant Vogtle: crown jewel or sow's ear?

When Georgia utility regulators last December gave the Georgia Power Company a green light to keep charging customers to build two nuclear power plants at ...

April 02, 2018 | By Peter A. Bradford Guest columnist | Opinion


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