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Q and A on recyclable items

When you toss those items in the recycling bin, do you ever wonder how much difference that water bottle or aluminum can will make?

May 06, 2013 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Get to know Lincoln's telegrah operator

His name is Charles Almerin Tinker, and he was the great-great-grandfather of my beloved.

May 06, 2013 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


Good luck to Kingston on campaign

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., has a tough road ahead of him, make no mistake about it. Getting elected to any statewide office requires everything an individual has to offer, plus some. Just ask those who have committed to running on the ballot in Georgia's 159 counties.

May 06, 2013 | Brunswick News | Opinion


Legislature moves to protect red drum -- thus, coastal fishing

Some of my fondest memories of growing up in coastal Georgia are of going fishing with my dad.

May 02, 2013 | By State Sen. Buddy Carter Special to the Courier | Opinion


GPB deals with unhappy Big Bird, talking frogs

RING! RING!

May 01, 2013 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Easy way turns hard

The easy way becomes the hard way

April 30, 2013 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


Many helped with Earth Day

April 22 is the date for the annual international celebration for Earth Day - and last Monday, we did celebrate.

April 30, 2013 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Prepping for party is not easy

By the time this column makes it into print, my daughter's first birthday party already will have gone down in history as a resounding success - I hope. The Saturday soiree (which was yesterday if you're reading this Sunday) has kept me busy for weeks, sending out invitations, making shopping lists for party food and decorations, tidying up my house, scheduling a landscaper and a carpet steam cleaner, selecting the perfect dress for Reese - even grooming our dog!

April 30, 2013 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Columnist | Opinion


BRAC 2005 had big impact in Georgia

The most recent round of BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) occurred in 2005. The Department of Defense is planning another round in 2015. It's a matter of looking at the outcomes of the 2005 process to anticipate possible consequences from the upcoming round.

April 30, 2013 | By Friends of Fort Stewart/Hunter | Opinion


Ties to post are worth fighting for

As a community, we could not be more proud to play host to a major military installation. We have been blessed to have members of one of the Army's finest divisions as neighbors and friends. We should never take this opportunity for granted.

April 29, 2013 | By Clay Sikes Guest columnist | Opinion


Angry air travelers turn up heat in Washington

On Monday, 1,500 air-traffic controllers - 10 percent of the total - were furloughed for the day pursuant to a budget deal Congress agreed on last August that none of the lawmakers or its author - President Obama - thought would ever come to pass.

April 29, 2013 | Marietta Daily Journal | Opinion


Many helped scholarship tourney succeed

Editor, The ninth annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on April 13 was the culmination of several events hosted this year by the Liberty County Dr. M.L. King Jr. Observance Association.

April 26, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion


Answers to budget shenanigans

With the formal release of President Obama's budget, the pieces finally are in place for a reprise of the Washington drama we've all come to know.

April 25, 2013 | By Lee Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Community papers can be cog in everyone's life

Buried somewhere in my parents' house in Watkinsville is a stack of aged newspapers - copies of the Athens Banner-Herald, The Oconee Enterprise and the dearly departed Athens Observer.

April 24, 2013 | By Dr. Charles Davis Guest columnist | Opinion


Boston attack sparks Olympic boming memories

When the terrorist attacks occurred during the running of the Boston Marathon last week, memories came flooding back of our own dark days in Atlanta.

April 24, 2013 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | 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


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 ...

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


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