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Online retailers shouldn’t help tax dodgers

Longstanding state law requires purchasers of most items to pay a sales tax on the transaction. Feb. 19, 5:59 AM

Georgia Says: Sign the beer compromise

Georgia's history of alcohol regulation is a tale soaked in favoritism, greed and monopoly. Feb. 18, 6:40 AM

A sales tax is the best option

In days, early voting will begin Feb. 27 on the next sales tax for local schools. Feb. 16, 2:16 AM

Here’s why we report on liberals

​A number of comments in Sound Off have complained about liberal columnists. Feb. 12, 1:18 AM

Ruling on immigrant ban troubling

The reliably liberal 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals used bizarre logic this week, Feb. 12, 1:18 AM

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February 18, 2017

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February 17, 2017

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February 15, 2017

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Letters To The Editor

Move back to Senoia, cleanse your mind

​My reaction to President Donald Trump’s election has been entirely different than that of guest columnist Amanda Dennis. Feb. 19, 5:57 AM

This time, no ESPLOST

​It’s time we told government no to their spending. Feb. 18, 6:38 AM

Why didn’t liberals protest Obama?

My question is: Where were these demonstrators when Obama was in office? Feb. 17, 5:00 AM

Toll lanes equal double taxation

​A new highway Express Lane recently opened with more coming. Feb. 17, 5:02 AM

Woodham is right, Butcher wrong

I stand with Martha Woodham in her response to the “hate” column she referred to by Joe Butcher. Feb. 16, 2:06 AM

Question for NIMBYs

The modern-day expression is “Not in my backyard.” Feb. 10, 12:38 AM

Why give march coverage?

The signs on national news were full of vulgarity, body parts. Feb. 08, 6:36 AM

March deserved the coverage

Thank you for giving the article about the Women’s March and March for Social Justice the front-page coverage it deserved. Feb. 08, 6:38 AM

Butcher should stick to police stories

I’m sure I’m not the only NTH reader who would appreciate it if you would stick to your stories about Atlanta’s finest. Feb. 04, 5:03 PM

Schaefer misquoted me

I am, in fact, a proponent of affordable housing. Feb. 04, 12:58 AM


Alex McRae

Danger! Danger!

In 1977, Star Wars hit the big screen and made R2-D2 and C-3PO the world’s favorite robots. Feb. 19, 5:58 AM

Scott Ludwig

Bus Theory

​At work we have something we refer to as the “Bus Theory.” Feb. 18, 6:40 AM

Guest column

Young immigrants are vital to Ga. workforce

A new federal crackdown threatens havoc for tens of thousands of young Georgians. Feb. 17, 5:01 AM

Toby Nix

Missing the beach

Right around this time of year I start going into withdrawals from the beach. Feb. 17, 5:04 AM

Jason Swindle

The empty chair

​In the inner sanctuary of the Supreme Court of the United States, there is an empty chair. Feb. 16, 2:12 AM

Guest Column

Let's focus on change and not personalities

As a nation, we appear politically divided over everything from elections to bathrooms. Feb. 15, 6:25 AM

Guest column

Tax code must be changed for free-enterprise system

When it comes to changing our tax code, Washington should trust the free-enterprise system. Feb. 15, 6:26 AM

Alex McRae

The Big Chill(er)

​President Trump will soon meet Russian President Vladimir Putin face to face. Feb. 12, 1:19 AM

Scott Ludwig

Breathing fire

My grandson played on a basketball team for the first time when he was in first grade. Feb. 11, 6:44 AM

Precinct Press

Walking trails have costs besides the upfront ones

There are those who feel my written opinions must be about police issues in the purest sense. Feb. 11, 6:45 AM


Rockaway Rumble Strips

Rockaway Rumble Strips

Residents are asking the Coweta Commissioners to remove newly-installed rumble strips on Rockaway Road because of the noise they create.

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2017 Citizen of the Year

2017 Citizen of the Year

Pastor Tamarkus Cook, senior pastor of Saint Smyrna Baptist Church is named 2017 Coweta Citizen of the Year

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Stack Demolition at Plant Yates

Stack Demolition at Plant Yates

Georgia Power officially retired its 830-foot-tall stack at Plant Yates by controlled demolition, a move Southern Company is making to diversify its portfolio of energy services.

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