GUEST COLUMN: Community gardens bring veggies to food deserts
Community garden projects are a wonderful way to beautify communities while offering an service that is desperately needed to the area.
OPINION: Being communications chief for a governor is a high-wire act without a net
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 a lizard-loafered lobbyist lurking around the Capitol with free lunch coupons or members of the news media with coffee stains on their shirts and cynicism in their hearts, the name Brian Robinson may be unfamiliar to you.
OPINION: Not everyone comes to church happy
I’ve always enjoyed a nice pair of socks. For years I would reserve various pairs of argyle socks only for Friday, my “off day” in ministry. It felt good to look wear snappier socks on that day. So now on the day when I am delighted to be in worship, I wear my Happy Socks.
OPINION: Trump proposes to deport illegal immigrants and their children born in the U.S.
It has come to this: The GOP, formerly the party of Lincoln and ostensibly the party of liberty and limited government, is being defined by clamors for a mass roundup and deportation of millions of human beings.
GUEST COLUMN: The Greatest Show on Earth is just getting started
Now you might think trying to watch three rings at one time is confusing. Well, that’s because it is and that’s the way we like it. Welcome to the 2016 presidential race.
OPINION: Nothing bad happens that can’t be explained away by climate change
If my planned movie about a south Georgian family coping with a family member’s pursuit of a sex-change operation fails, it won’t be because of a bad script, lousy acting, botched directing or poor cinematography.
OPINION: Ted Cruz has the right enemies for a significant part of the GOP base
All the things that have made many Republicans in Washington dislike Ted Cruz just make a certain type of GOP voter like him even more.
OPINION: Horrors of tobacco fields lead to journalism career
Working on a farm as a youngster convinced me to look for another line of work.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes
As you plan your tree list for fall planting, take a closer look at the thornless common honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos form inermis).
OPINION: The first time here, I was fascinated by bowling on the green
Victoria is about flowers. There are blooms everywhere. Floral shrubs which allow for shade on a sunny day as you sit and watch the boats come in and out of the harbor.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Most of us are too distracted these days to observe people who cross our path
On those summer nights on the porch, I recall how Mama would sit quietly and string those green beans. She wasn’t moping or worrying, she was simply studying life and developing her opinions and philosophies.
OPINION: I don’t know whether their problem is cultural or biological
These people refuse to acknowledge any bad decisions they have ever made, or the many times others have bailed them out. They want everyone else to pay for their failures, and sometimes even their successes.
OPINION: I am becoming my father
Recent reports suggest that people are tiring of technology-enabled social networking.
OPINION: Katrina slammed into New Orleans Aug. 23, 2005
Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, breaking the levees and damaging or destroying almost all of the city’s already dilapidated and disgraceful public schools. The experiment in education that followed has sparked a fierce national debate, pitting advocates of independent charter schools against supporters of the traditional, central office-run system.
OPINION: GOP presidential candidates alienating Latinos with rhetoric
As much as the Republican establishment has wished that Donald Trump would disappear, it ought to be quite clear to them by now that the problem isn’t The Donald. It’s the Trump phenomenon.
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Letters to the Editor
- JAMES R. WAY: Someone needs to take control
- WARREN D. GRANT: It's hard to get public involved
- FRANCES P. MESSER: Community pride missing in Randolph County
- WALT SPECHT: Progress being made on communist goals
- JOHN BRYANT: Trying to be politically correct
- WALT SPECHT: Speeding laws should be fully enforced
- RUBY BRITT: No longer a Land of Greatness
- WALT SPECHT: Take the profit out of crime
- CHUCK PERSALL: Pharmacist goes the extra mile
- LACEY SHORTER: Focus is on the wrong concerns
- Is the city set to kill the multimodal project? 1 comment
- Commissioners bid adieu to the mayor in their own unique fashion 3 comments
- First election prediction? There will be a runoff
- Edwards' little tax problem 2 comments