Our opinion pages are regularly filled with columns about serious, hot-button political topics, and 2020 — the most chaotic of years — has been no exception.
There is a melancholy to this season for me, always. I think it makes me think of my own mortality and I always remember the cold November night, 40 years ago this year, that I lost my precious mother when I was only 21 years old.
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It took very little time after word began breaking of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday night for Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to once again prove he is a man without any sense of decency, honor or integrity, a man devoid of any worthwhile principl…
I am spending a lot of time at home now, probably more than I ever have since I was a stay-at-home mom with two small children. When I am busy and away from home a lot, it’s always something I look forward to.
As our state holds its breath that we won’t see another COVID-19 spike in the weeks to follow Labor Day like we saw after Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, around 75 percent of Barrow County School System students began returning to school buildings this week. And the district and county …
On Saturday, Gov. Brian Kemp penned a letter to the editor in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in which he called the newspaper a “tabloid rag” over its reporting on the coronavirus pandemic’s continued impact on Georgia.
Christine Bradley is a certified substance-abuse counselor and compliance manager at the Genesis Center, a drug-addiction recovery center and rehabilitation clinic in Winder that opened in January and is owned and operated by her parents, Debi and Terry Bradley. The clinic at 206 East Broad …
My best self is not the person cut off in traffic. When I’m strangling the steering wheel, I’m a different me. I don’t think straight. This is not the person I want to be in this short life.
This has been a good summer for tomatoes. On again, off again rains have been a blessing for gardeners who, with excess time on their hands, are enjoying a “bumper crop” season.
It has been sad to read news over the past few days that the entire college football season, which had been scheduled to start next month, was on the brink of collapse and, as of this writing, was still in limbo. But it was also frustrating to see the reactions from some people suggesting th…