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Volunteers do more than pick up trash

Volunteers do more than pick up trash

We are continuing to participate in the 19th annual Great American Cleanup in Liberty County.

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Updated: mar. 21, 2017 4:00 p.m.
The president's smokescreens

The president's smokescreens

It’s early in his presidency, but already Donald Trump has faced one controversy after another. None has been more perilous to him than the ...

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Updated: mar. 21, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Enforcing immigration laws is necessary

Enforcing immigration laws is necessary

Editor: News stories from all over the nation are now focused on the fact that President Trump’s immigration enforcement is causing problems for illegal ...

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Updated: mar. 20, 2017 7:30 p.m.
More random thoughts on random subjects

More random thoughts on random subjects

 After almost two decades of doing this, you think I would have figured out by now what pushes your hot button. For example, I wrote ...

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Updated: mar. 17, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Middlebury College's yowling mob

Middlebury College's yowling mob

At Middlebury College earlier this month, Charles Murray needed a safe space - literally.

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Updated: mar. 16, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Despite the weather, it’s Sunshine Week

Despite the weather, it’s Sunshine Week

March 12-18 is Sunshine Week. Launched in 2005, the initiative promotes open government and pushes back against “excessive official secrecy.”

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Updated: mar. 16, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Why would Ralston run?

Why would Ralston run?

David Ralston is now being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in 2018, which leads to an obvious question.

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Updated: mar. 16, 2017 10:00 a.m.
So if Dr. Lee gets $190,000, what about...

So if Dr. Lee gets $190,000, what about...

Editor: Just wondering if Dr. Lee gets $190,000 for three years of turmoil and discontent, then what does Mr. Carrier get for 33 years ...

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Updated: mar. 14, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Volunteer to help clean up the county

Volunteer to help clean up the county

The last few weeks have been busy for Keep Liberty Beautiful volunteers.

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Updated: mar. 14, 2017 4:00 p.m.
Changing consumer protection is bad idea

Changing consumer protection is bad idea

Editor: Senators Isakson and Perdue have proposed a bill for turning control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) over to Congressional oversight rather than ...

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Updated: mar. 13, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Deconstruct the administrative state

Deconstruct the administrative state

Steve Bannon blew a dog whistle for constitutional conservatives when he spoke of "deconstructing the administrative state" at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Updated: mar. 12, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Muckraking is tradition in America

Muckraking is tradition in America

OK, OK, OK, you say. Enough already. We in the media have made our point. In fact, we have made it ad nauseum. We are ...

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Updated: mar. 11, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Darts and daisies, daisies and darts

Darts and daisies, daisies and darts

At my first paper some 20 years ago there was a middle-aged, bespectacled and be-permed teacher named Ginger something-or-the other who regularly wrote a column ...

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Updated: mar. 11, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Learn about the new chamber

Learn about the new chamber

As a spouse of a retired U.S. Army veteran, I have traveled the world and in my travels I have achieved many successes.

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Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Legislation targets low-performing schools

Legislation targets low-performing schools

Don’t look now, but the initiative to deal with low-performing schools in Georgia has taken a big step toward becoming law. Last week, the ...

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Updated: mar. 10, 2017 10:00 a.m.
School board has gotta be kidding with payout

School board has gotta be kidding with payout

Editor: Either your reporting of the "BoE, superintendent to part ways June 30" had an error or this is another one of those "you gotta ...

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Updated: mar. 10, 2017 5:00 a.m.
Shaking the money tree

Shaking the money tree

The General Assembly session is more than two-thirds done and on track to adjournment.

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Updated: mar. 09, 2017 4:00 p.m.

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