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Rants, Raves & Really?!?

​RANT: Two men, as well as a 14-year-old female juvenile, were arrested after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase that also saw the suspects firing weapons from their vehicle. Nov. 25, 2:23 AM

Georgia Says

Every November since 2012, a day has been set aside for "Georgia Gives Day" to demonstrate what we already know Georgians are good at anyway: generosity. Nov. 20, 10:02 PM

Two sides

Over the space of a couple of days, we have seen two sides of law enforcement. Nov. 19, 12:49 AM

Rants, Raves & Really?!?

​A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers. Nov. 17, 6:43 PM

Georgia Says

The polls don’t mesh with performances so far in the Republican presidential primary. Nov. 14, 4:41 AM

Sound Off

​No reality: Obama clearly did not “get the memo” that Islamic terrorists randomly subjugate women and children as suicide bombers. Clearly the “vetting process” needs extensive review before “opening the floodgates.” Conversely, what is Obama’s rationale for allowing only a handful of persecuted Christians into our country over the last five years?

November 26, 2015

​Why they go: Jobs aren't sent overseas because there aren't enough skilled workers in America. Jobs are sent overseas so corporations, banks and stockholders can make huge profits off the backs of non-unionized, uninsured, desperately poor people.

November 22, 2015

​What’s he mean?: In the same speech that Obama said, "The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam," four sentences before, he said, "The future must not belong to those who target Coptic Christians in Egypt." Does that mean he's a Coptic Christian?

November 20, 2015

Question the quote: “Plenty of people in American life possess the skill to be president?” I really doubt the validity of that statement. I don’t even understand why someone would want the job.

November 19, 2015

​Clear danger: Just exactly what "clear political and ideological danger" does the Republican Party pose to the United States? I'm not sure how believing in personal responsibility poses a danger to anyone other than the entitlement crowd.

Letters To The Editor

​Let’s just get along

Have you ever heard or read something so incredibly stupid you would rip out your brain so you can never recall it again? Nov. 27, 7:43 AM

​Thanking those during accident

I would like to share a Thanksgiving blessing that our family received recently. Nov. 27, 7:44 AM


Setback. Setback is an ugly word. It is a notion used by countries other than the United States - until now. Nov. 25, 2:24 AM

​Obozo the Muslim

Coming soon to a theater or restaurant near you – the Muslim terrorist roadshow direct from a long run in Syria and overnight in Paris. Nov. 21, 10:02 PM

Wasting resources over dead cow

We are all aware of the outrage caused by social media recently. I personally sent a private message to Mr. White the day after his posting advising him of the accurate account of events leading up to the cow dying. Nov. 20, 10:03 PM

Say thanks

"They also serve who only stand and wait." That phrase can also apply to those folks who have loved ones serving in domestic and foreign military postings and in harm’s way. Nov. 20, 12:00 AM

​Misconceptions about Greentop Road opposition

There are at least three gross misconceptions that have been advanced in an attempt to discredit the opponents to the requested Greentop Road annexation. Nov. 20, 12:01 AM

College education gone with the wind

When was the last time you visited your son's or daughter’s college class room(s)? Well, prepare yourself, it's not pretty. It seems traditional education is out, nonsense education is in. Nov. 17, 6:45 PM

​The truth is out there

I recently heard Hillary Clinton ranting about truth and freedom on TV. The sad truth is, I feel sorry for those of younger generations than myself. Nov. 15, 2:40 AM

​The truth behind the Federal Reserve

G. Edward Griffin, renowned author, film producer and speaker, penned a history of the Federal Reserve, which is one of the best accounts of this illegal operation ever written. Nov. 14, 4:37 AM


Guest Column

Tackling unauthorized immigration with more than a wall

Perhaps the only aspect of immigration on which all the Republican presidential candidates agree is that unauthorized immigration is undesirable. Nov. 27, 7:42 AM

Guest Column

A time for Thanksgiving

​The holidays affect people in different ways. Some experiences are good, some are challenging, and some are just like other days of the year. Nov. 26, 7:31 AM

Guest Column

​President Obama’s ISIS Strategy Driven by His Legacy Goals

Many years ago, iconic television personality Art Linkletter uttered a patented line during each episode of his show: “Kids say the darndest things.” Nov. 25, 2:21 AM

Guest Column

​Shoppers look to newspapers for best holiday deals

The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving retail bonanza -- affectionately dubbed "Black Friday" -- is always a major event for newspapers. Nov. 21, 10:00 PM

Alex McRae

​Sacred shortage

All men are created equal. All eggs are not. Nov. 21, 10:01 PM

John Winters


After more than 30 years and thousands of interviews in this business, I’ve determined people will tell you just about anything – affairs, regrets, dreams, physical or mental issues, and so forth. Nov. 20, 10:01 PM

Guest Column

A Pearl Harbor a la Francaise

What happened in Paris on the night of Friday, Nov. 13, to Saturday, Nov. 14, is the stuff of nightmare or fiction, including for those who witnessed it. Nov. 20, 12:06 AM

Guest Column

​What happened to Thanksgiving

I can’t help it. Yes, I am old, and yes, I often live in the past. As the years pass me by, I notice each year that Christmas decorations and merchandise appear nearer and nearer to the middle of October. Nov. 19, 12:51 AM

Guest Column

New social engineering mission won’t save Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service has lost money every year since 2007, and its financial finances aren’t likely to improve any time soon. Nov. 17, 6:46 PM

Alex McRae

​Tube tax

The two girls down the street used to knock on my door every time their school held a fundraising drive. I saw them often. Nov. 15, 2:39 AM


Zach's Gift

Zach's Gift

After a car crash took the young life of Zach Harrison, his parents are able to find hope as his heart gives someone else a second chance at life.

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9:11 Memorial

9:11 Memorial

Coweta County honors those who were victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Dodge Dealership Robbery

Dodge Dealership Robbery

Raw video from July 11th 2015 robbery of Newnan Peachtree Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. 

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  • Hundreds of Cowetans enjoyed a community Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.
  • Work is proceeding on the long awaited deepening of the Port of Savannah.
  • Chattahoochee Bend State Park will be closed Dec. 8 and 9 for the annual quota deer hunt.
  • The new leg of the Hwy. 34 Bypass is taking shape. 
  • Volunteers and staff with Bridging the Gap were busy Wednesday ringing bells.
  • Meriwether jail employee arrested for taking drugs into facility. Dominique Rashawn Reeves held at another jail. Details in Saturday paper.

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