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​Georgia Says

Georgia law says, "The General Assembly finds and declares that the strong public policy of this state is in favor of open government." Apr. 30, 1:40 AM

​The need for medical marijuana derivatives

Eight-year-old Aiden Whitley used to have seizures lasting 20 to 30 minutes about every two or three days. Now he only has one every month or so. And they only last a couple of minutes. Apr. 29, 12:42 AM

​Not gonna happen

It has become a painful truth that Cowetans are, by and large, bigoted, backwards thinking racists. Apr. 28, 2:22 AM

​Rants and Raves

A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers. Apr. 26, 10:08 PM

Georgia Says

Attempts by government officials to do the business of the people under a cloak of secrecy undermine the people's trust and betray public confidence. Apr. 23, 1:18 AM


Sound Off

Do the math: Six percent of scientists are Republicans. Scientists have no explanation as to why that number is so high.


April 28, 2016

No more Target: I have not shopped at Target since they banned the Salvation Army bell ringers at Christmas from their property.

April 27, 2016

My choice: The Republican Party is trying to oust Trump probably because they are afraid he won't get enough crossover votes to beat Hillary.

April 24, 2016

About those jobs: It's now been 1,786 days since the Republican Party took over the House promising that jobs would be their "number one priority."

April 21, 2016

Shared bathrooms: Are you so greedy that you would put the economy of our state ahead of worrying about your 12-year-old granddaughter having to go to the bathroom to find a man in there with her?

Letters To The Editor

​We cannot continue this downward spiral

Cross any border in any country except the United States and get jail time, some type of confinement, or possibly shot, and never heard from again. Apr. 26, 10:15 PM

​Georgia legal community mourns loss of Gus Lewis Wood III

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of longtime Newnan attorney Gus Lewis Wood III on his recent passing. Apr. 23, 8:27 PM

​Crane and Butcher need to grow up

Mark Twain said, “never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” Apr. 21, 4:15 AM

Pseudo democracy, 2016

The 2016 primary has been an eye-opener for many Americans. Apr. 19, 11:25 PM

​You’d better knock

This letter probably will not be printed since it's criticism of a far Left article by W.J. Butcher in Friday’s paper. Apr. 16, 9:33 PM

​Problems with standardized tests

As testing season arrives, I reflect as a teacher and parent of two school aged children. Apr. 16, 9:34 PM

​Forming a Muslim country

Wherever radical Muslims are allowed to gather, radical Islam grows. Apr. 15, 1:15 AM

​Our new door greeter

On April 1-3, I had the honor of being the door greeter at the Wadsworth Auditorium, which was a positive experience in and of itself. Apr. 09, 7:12 PM

​No politicking in probate

I noted with great interest the picture on the front page of the Times-Herald Thursday, April 7, 2016, depicting the current judge of the Probate Court and Court Clerk Sharon Kolbuss demonstrating the newly installed fingerprinting equipment at the court. Apr. 09, 7:16 PM

No politicking in probate

I noted with great interest the picture on the front page of the Times-Herald Thursday, April 7, 2016, depicting the current judge of the Probate Court and Court Clerk Sharon Kolbuss demonstrating the newly installed fingerprinting equipment at the court. Apr. 09, 7:17 PM


Columns

Guest Column

​What if …

What if today ... Apr. 30, 1:35 AM

Precinct Press

​I am asked to be topical and what has more immediate relevance than the toilet conundrum prompted by the recent North Carolina law requiring those visiting public restrooms to use the gender signage which corresponds with one's birth certificate. Apr. 29, 1:18 AM

Guest Column

​States should not increase tobacco use age to 21

Some states, including California and Illinois, are now considering proposals that would increase the legal age limit required to consume tobacco and tobacco-like products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 years old to 21. Apr. 29, 1:19 AM

Guest Column

​What does it mean to be an American?

What does it mean to be an American? To me, it means to exist at all. Apr. 28, 2:25 AM

Guest Column

​The PSC should learn how to say ‘no’

Imagine that you are the loan officer at the local community bank. Apr. 26, 10:12 PM

Guest Column

​Why we should provide aid to the largest flow of refugees since World War II

In January of this year I traveled with a Catholic Relief Services delegation to Greece and Serbia to try to better understand the cause of the refugee crisis in Europe and the response of the church and international aid agencies. Apr. 23, 8:26 PM

Alex McRae

​Nothing new here

The headlines are enough to make you think the 2016 election has been hijacked by freshly-hatched schemes and scams designed to trick voters, silence dissenters and manipulate the system. Apr. 23, 8:28 PM

Guest Column

Georgia's Religious Freedom Restoration Act controversial

One of the most controversial bills to be passed by the General Assembly this year was Georgia’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Apr. 23, 1:13 AM

John Winters

​But wait, there’s more

Like many of you, I have spent more than a few completely unnecessary late night hours learning all about the square aluminum pot, cooking with steam and Ginsu knives. Apr. 23, 1:17 AM

Guest Column

​Are women paid less than men?

On Equal Pay Day — which this year fell on April 12 — President Obama lamented the fact that American women make 77 percent of what American men make. Alas, this 77 percent figure is both inaccurate and misleading. Apr. 22, 7:06 AM


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