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New fire department leadership deserves support

Across the United States, numerous public safety agencies are battling staffing shortages. Coweta County is certainly no exception. Sep. 23, 8:42 PM

Coweta school board not immune to nationwide stress

Across the country, school boards are facing immense pressure as they face a seemingly endless supply of no-win situations from angry residents. Sep. 01, 2:12 PM

C. Jay Smith Park showcases government, resident synergy

C. Jay Smith Park showcases government, resident synergy

A good local government listens to its residents and keeps an eye on the future. In the example of C. Jay Smith Park, the city has done both with outstanding results. Aug. 17, 11:33 AM

Two worthwhile causes

Beth Neely

Two worthwhile causes

By investing in the ChildrenConnect Museum and providing access to reliable local news, they’re helping kids and the public at large become better citizens. Jul. 31, 4:13 PM

Lack of FEMA transparency demoralizing to community

Last weekend, many residents watched 4th of July fireworks from properties still uninhabitable or beyond repair. Jul. 06, 3:56 PM


Letters To The Editor

ESPLOST = Education

Candace Boothby

ESPLOST = Education

A strong public education system is absolutely necessary for a community’s financial growth. Oct. 26, 7:10 PM

Resident wants reasons for unwanted change

Dave Powell

Resident wants reasons for unwanted change

Please explain your reasoning for allowing this unwanted change in our city. Oct. 26, 7:04 PM

Braves baseball and family memories

Carrie Markham

Braves baseball and family memories

There will come a day when my boys are all grown up and aren’t watching games with me from the couch or are too busy to go to the game with their old mom. Oct. 21, 9:47 PM

A wise investment

Carl Sanders

A wise investment

Why should only property owners pay for our children's education? Oct. 19, 1:26 PM

Reader applauds sending drug dealers to prison

Walter Krauth

Reader applauds sending drug dealers to prison

Columnist Marc Hyden recently claimed that the Federal 86 Anti-Drug Abuse Act, which passed by the House 392-16 and in the Senate 97-2, has ravaged communities. Oct. 19, 1:25 PM

NuLink should be held accountable

Michael Merget

NuLink should be held accountable

This has to be the worst-managed company I have ever dealt with Oct. 19, 1:23 PM

Make decisions based on facts, not disinformation

Tom Thomason

Make decisions based on facts, not disinformation

Voters should review facts and not be misled by disinformation campaigns, especially campaigns led by our elected leaders. Oct. 19, 7:36 PM

Coronavirus vaccinations

Alvin Blake

Coronavirus vaccinations

To prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, we should require everyone to get fully vaccinated Oct. 12, 5:40 PM

"New" Sales Tax?

Bill Boyd

"New" Sales Tax?

Don't be deceived by lying campaign signs. Oct. 12, 5:02 PM

Kudos to incarcerated road maintenance crews

Mike Adams

Kudos to incarcerated road maintenance crews

Judging from the way these guys work and the progress being made on the Greison Trail project, I can only assume the workers at Greison Trail are serving life sentences. Oct. 05, 5:09 PM


Columns
Take this job and love it

Clay Neely

Take this job and love it

Life is short, and so are our windows to make a difference. Oct. 26, 7:12 PM

The Great Awakening in Education

Lawrence Reed

The Great Awakening in Education

The day is coming when instead of funding schools, we’ll fund students. Oct. 26, 7:06 PM

Takeaways from College Football 2021 – Week 8

Scott Ludwig

Takeaways from College Football 2021 – Week 8

Week 9 promises to be exciting. The most anticipated matchup, of course, will be in Jacksonville at the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. Oct. 26, 1:39 PM

We should celebrate bold, innovative thinking, not denigrate it

Marc Hyden

We should celebrate bold, innovative thinking, not denigrate it

As the adage goes, “It’s better to aim for the stars and miss than to aim for manure and hit.” Oct. 25, 3:20 PM

One day, it comes to an end

Rob Grubbs

One day, it comes to an end

Growing up is hard, so don't be in such a hurry to get there; soak it all in. Oct. 25, 4:11 PM

Novel News

Alex McRae

Novel News

Since I’ve started over a dozen novels since 1981, getting one to the finish line is a big moment. Oct. 22, 1:52 PM

‘Call unto me and I will answer you’

David L. Chancey

‘Call unto me and I will answer you’

Have you called on God lately? Oct. 21, 10:17 PM

Ask Miss Pearl

Miss Pearl

Ask Miss Pearl

This is my brother’s year to host, but his wife doesn’t want to have us all over because she just got new carpet Oct. 21, 10:11 PM

See You Later…

Steve Cothran

See You Later…

Several years ago, I got one of those phone calls. You know the kind that freezes time around you as even the greeting is laden with foreshadowing Oct. 21, 9:52 PM

Reeds I Want to be Related To

Lawrence W. Reed

Reeds I Want to be Related To

What an honor it will be if I someday learn I’m related to Joseph and Esther Reed! Oct. 20, 2:59 PM








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