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Say no to closing judicial process

Say no to closing judicial process

Two years ago, the Georgia First Amendment Foundation honored the state’s Judicial Qualifications Commission for an opinion that strongly discouraged judges from keeping the ...

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Updated: sep. 23, 2016 5:00 a.m.
Drought may require divine solution

Drought may require divine solution

Uh oh, here we go again. I have been told that we are beginning to experience drought conditions in the state. Somebody needs to alert ...

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Updated: sep. 22, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Just be glad we're not North Carolina, yet

Just be glad we're not North Carolina, yet

If you want to see how badly politicians can mess up a state, look no farther than our neighbor North Carolina.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Freedom of speech often hurts

Freedom of speech often hurts

Editor: I read Mr. Riddle and his column on Mr. Colin Kaepernick and his protest of racial injustice in the United States, which has spread ...

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Updated: sep. 20, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Wetlands protect open waterways

Wetlands protect open waterways

At Keep Liberty Beautiful we have waterways on the brain in September and October. Liberty County’s 11th annual Rivers Alive Day is scheduled for ...

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Updated: sep. 20, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Words are important

Words are important

Editor: Words are important because words have meaning. People use words as a communication tool. Words are also like recording devices - they record the ideas ...

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Updated: sep. 20, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Real estate professionals make a difference

Real estate professionals make a difference

The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors is a local non­profit organization that thrives to make a difference in the Liberty, Long, Tattnall and Wayne ...

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Updated: sep. 20, 2016 10:30 a.m.
'Ban the box' and help ex-offenders succeed

'Ban the box' and help ex-offenders succeed

More than 700,000 Americans are released from prison each year. We expect them to re-enter society and be law-abiding, but we make it extremely ...

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Updated: sep. 19, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Status symbols now include moutain families' hand-me-downs

Status symbols now include moutain families' hand-me-downs

When I was a child and we visited my grandparents, who lived up in the mountains in small, humble houses which we drove to slowly ...

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Updated: sep. 19, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Just tell the folks, who, what, where, etc.

Just tell the folks, who, what, where, etc.

While studying for a degree in journalism, I learned the basics for telling a good story and answering questions before they could be asked.

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Updated: sep. 17, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Powerful words: Underdog attacks make-believe issues

Powerful words: Underdog attacks make-believe issues

For a while it seemed as if the mayoral debate might have ended before it began. After prayers by Raymond Cooper and Dick Bland incited ...

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Updated: sep. 15, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Military base visit shows their importance

Military base visit shows their importance

National defense is our government’s greatest responsibility, which is why I am chairing the new House Military Affairs Study Committee to learn how we ...

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Updated: sep. 15, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Freedom to disrespect works both ways

Freedom to disrespect works both ways

Who cares what Colin Kaepernick, the sage of San Francisco, thinks? Really. So, why am I writing about him? Because people have asked me to ...

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Updated: sep. 15, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Be careful who you send packing

Be careful who you send packing

Gov. Nathan Deal very much wants to do away with local boards of education that run Georgia’s public school systems.

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Updated: sep. 14, 2016 4:00 p.m.
It takes a village

It takes a village

The success of our community’s children is tied to the foundations embedded within them by more than their parents and family; much like in ...

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Updated: sep. 13, 2016 5:30 p.m.
Tempers flare as prayers become personal

Tempers flare as prayers become personal

The excitement in the Valley was palpable that Tuesday evening as the good folks made their way to the fellowship hall of the Methodist Church ...

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Updated: sep. 13, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Little house that raised a Southern columnist

Little house that raised a Southern columnist

The little house in which I was privileged to be raised, the same one I wrote of recently, needed its annual deep cleaning. This involves ...

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Updated: sep. 12, 2016 5:30 p.m.

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