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Great-grandson reminds why teachers matter

Great-grandson reminds why teachers matter

Dear Cameron Charles Yarbrough: Pardon me, but your great-grandfather is having a surreal moment. Knowing you are now firmly ensconced in the first grade is ...

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Updated: sep. 03, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Another Internet hoax perpetrated

Another Internet hoax perpetrated

There are millions of people who primarily receive their news and information through items that are posted on the Internet or sent to them via ...

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Updated: sep. 03, 2015 10:30 a.m.
Planners see stable population for county

Planners see stable population for county

The Liberty County Planning Commission has been working on a new comprehensive plan for Liberty County and its municipalities for the past 18 months. During ...

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Updated: sep. 02, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Magistrate court in state's 'small-claims court'

Magistrate court in state's 'small-claims court'

In 1983, the Georgia General Assembly enacted legislation creating a magistrate court in every county. Formerly, the magistrate court was called “the office of the ...

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Updated: sep. 01, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Recycle It! Fair, Shred It! Day Sept. 12

Recycle It! Fair, Shred It! Day Sept. 12

It is time again for our quarterly Recycle It! fairs. The quarterly Recycle It! Fairs are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m ...

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Updated: sep. 01, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Southerners love nicknames

Southerners love nicknames

For some reason, Southerners — more than people in any other region — love nicknames. It’s really a show of affection when we care enough to ...

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What about people who don't vote?

What about people who don't vote?

The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which ...

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Updated: aug. 28, 2015 7:30 p.m.
What is childhood apraxia of speech?

What is childhood apraxia of speech?

In recent years, there has been a marked increase in public awareness of childhood apraxia of speech. Despite this awareness, this neuromotor condition remains poorly ...

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Updated: aug. 28, 2015 6:00 p.m.
State must ensure schools don't fail students

State must ensure schools don't fail students

In 2016, Georgia voters will have the opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment creating an Opportunity School District (OSD), which would step in and ...

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Updated: aug. 28, 2015 6:30 a.m.
Brian Robinson is more than just spokesman

Brian Robinson is more than just spokesman

Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or ...

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Updated: aug. 27, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Carter shows special kind of courage

Carter shows special kind of courage

When he sat down in a room full of journalists at the Carter Center to talk about the cancer that has spread to several parts ...

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Updated: aug. 26, 2015 4:00 p.m.
HomeProud Homes counter what broken windows bring

HomeProud Homes counter what broken windows bring

This month, we are accepting nominations for HomeProud Homes in Liberty County.  

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Updated: aug. 25, 2015 6:30 p.m.
An introduction, Southern style

An introduction, Southern style

Back in the autumn — just as the leaves began to hint of the enchanting oranges, yellows and reds to come — we took a Monday off ...

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Updated: aug. 25, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Clerks created state authority for residents

Clerks created state authority for residents

Georgia’s Uniform Commercial Code provides the process for lenders to secure loans on personal property (i.e., non-real-estate property) by filing with the clerk ...

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Updated: aug. 24, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Midway neglecting historic trees

Midway neglecting historic trees

Editor, I think that I shall never see

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Updated: aug. 24, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Free technical school education is great deal

Free technical school education is great deal

At June’s grand opening of Lanier Technical College’s new campus in Barrow County, Gov. Nathan Deal talked about one of the best educational ...

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Updated: aug. 20, 2015 8:00 p.m.
One of Georgia Tech's 'Lost Dodd Boys' reminisces

One of Georgia Tech's 'Lost Dodd Boys' reminisces

To say Betty Wallace loves Georgia Tech is to say Romeo loved Juliet or hogs love slop. It is a simple fact. Who else do ...

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Updated: aug. 20, 2015 4:00 p.m.

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