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Commissioners, call Bruce

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March 08, 2018 | Bruce McCartney | Opinion


Tax ‘break’ for the rich, not most of us

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March 08, 2018 | Dollie Goldman | Opinion


Right thing, wrong reasons

The recent unpleasantness surrounding Delta Air Lines, the NRA, and a foregone tax break are a telling example of how the right thing often gets down for all the wrong reasons.

March 08, 2018 | Tom Crawford | Opinion


Who you calling a fish wrap?

Editor: Obviously the person referring to our Coastal Courier as a fish wrap does not subscribe to it and probably never has. I'm a subscriber, always have been.

March 06, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


Senate passes bill creating joint defense commission

This week under the Gold Dome, bills that passed the Senate and the House were sent to the other chamber for consideration on what we refer to as Crossover Day.

March 06, 2018 | Sen. Ben Watson | Opinion


The British are not coming, folks

Editor: The tragedy of repeated school shooting angers and depresses me, as I am sure it does most. I cannot fathom the depth of despair the loss of a child must bring to people, especially when I think of my own daughters and my grandchildren.

March 05, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion


Bear, Moe, you will be missed

The past couple of weeks have been tough. Two weeks ago, a friend of mine and former co-worker from the Hinesville Fire Department, George "Bear" Screws, passed away, and then this past week another friend and co-worker, Earnest "Moe" McDuffie also passed.

March 05, 2018 | By Mike Riddle Special to the Courier | Opinion


Keep trash out of gutters, let rain have the drain

Storm drains. You may take them for granted but you've just got to love them.

March 05, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


NRA, Delta is ready when you are

If I were running Delta Airline, I'd end discounted tickets for everybody and blame it on Georgia's Republicans. I'd say I did it because, thanks to them, my gas bill went up.

March 05, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Children would benefit from running their own sports

Thirty years ago, I offered a free (expenses-only) speaking engagement to any community that would abolish adult-organized-and-run children's sports programs (except those run by high schools) and replace them with programs organized and run by the children themselves.

March 02, 2018 | John Rosemond | Opinion


Adopt a highway, help reduce litter

Liberty County is our home. Just as we take care of our family homes where we live, we need to take care of our community, too.

February 27, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Senate tackles tax, broadband bills

This week in the Senate, we heard 19 pieces of legislation on the floor. Our days were filled with long mornings in chamber and longer afternoons in committee meetings. We are working harder than ever, as evidenced by the number of bills that passed on the floor this week.

February 27, 2018 | Sen. Blake Tillery Special to the Courier | Opinion


Fort Stewart is important to state, nation

Georgia is proud of our eight elite military bases that represent every branch of our armed forces. Between our active-duty members, military reserve members and veterans, nearly 800,000 servicemen and servicewomen call Georgia home. But neither pride nor tradition alone will sustain them. We must continually invest, adapt and plan ahead to preserve and expand our military footprint.

February 27, 2018 | By Casey Cagle Guest columnist | Opinion


A trip to SC and a correction

As I wrote this Friday morning, I felt a good bit under the weather, so excuse in advance whatever silly mess I made of this column.

February 26, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Arm teachers with these...

You want to arm teachers with guns to stop school shooting and intruders?

February 26, 2018 | By Patrick Underwood Guest columnist | Opinion


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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 ...

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 ...

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


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