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Columnist: Lyn Pace

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Huge contrast

With less than two months to go before the presidential election, every day counts. This past week provided a huge contrast between Democratic nominee Hillary ...

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Our Thoughts: Safe and sound

The promise of autumn coming this week seems to be bringing a certain sense of relief that our hottest days will soon be behind us ...

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Letter: Votes have consequences

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Letter: A higher level of service

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Letter: Trash fees are a ransom

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Letter: National Arts in Education Week

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Winning versus Leading

Labor Day has passed, school is back in session, businesses are planning for the new year, presidential nominees are set, and it's time for ...

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Our Thoughts: The importance of today

It is hard to imagine now the uncertainty of 15 years ago today. How everything stopped and we all watched in horror at the reality ...

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A salute to a group of unsung heroes in Georgia

I spoke recently to the Peace Officers’ Association of Georgia at their annual conference in Savannah and was privileged to witness a group of dedicated ...

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Extremism comes in many forms

When it comes to people who observe the Muslim faith, Georgia doesn’t exactly put out the welcome mat. If anything, that welcome mat is ...

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Our Thoughts: Hometown Heroes

This weekend we celebrate the contributions that workers have made towards the strength and well-being of our nation. Next weekend we look back and reflect ...

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Letter: What a difference a couple of weeks make

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Letter: Ignorance of Islam

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Our Thoughts: Embrace all of Democracy

 

Winston Churchill once said “Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others.”

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When God Cries

Many people remember the classic Prince song, "When Doves Cry." It is a song talking about a relationship that seems to be passionate as well ...

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Outcry over mosque flies in face of Christ’s teachings

On Sunday, Aug, 21, a headline in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution read: “Newton County in uproar over planned mosque.”

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Letter: A Muslim in Newton County

My family moved to Newton County in 1994. In the ensuing 22 years, I have been blessed to live that time in my county, as ...

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Our Thoughts: Respect

A mosque and cemetery have been announced for Newton County, igniting a firestorm in our community this week.

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Commoners' right to hunt under threat

In Olde England, hunting was the privilege of the landed and the rich. The right to hunt depended on the number of acres owned or ...

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There may be some competitive races this fall

If you write about legislative races in Georgia, the last few elections have been downright boring in their predictability.

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Georgia’s ‘paintingest’ first lady in a class of her own

Class, like beauty, is in the eyes of the beholder. In my long years on this planet, I never met a man with more class ...

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Letter: Hwy. 162 property contract

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Our Thoughts: A new season

This summer has been a difficult one for Newton County. Crime has increased, temperatures have been high and taxes were raised.

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Letter: Partners in Education

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