Letters To The Editor

Opinion: Of bridging Georgia

Opinion: Of bridging Georgia

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Gary M. Wisenbaker Before the ink was dry on a US Department of Transportation pledge to give $10 million for the replacement of a still smoldering collapsed portion of I-85 in Atlanta, metro legislators were criticizing a well thought out, hard fought for, and long overdue, measure designed to help revitalize rural Georgia. The […]

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OPINION: Apples and Slots

OPINION: Apples and Slots

| February 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

By Gary Wisenbaker When Satan, as a serpent, the most subtle creature in the Garden of Eden, preyed on man’s desire to enjoy whatever was desired, he used the forbidden fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden as bait. Think of it as a longing for things bright and shiny characterized by […]

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Trump’s cabinet: No fear of the best

Trump’s cabinet: No fear of the best

| February 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

When men live by trade…it is the best product that wins, the best performance, the man of best judgment and the highest ability…,” so says Francisco D’Anconia of “Atlas Shrugged” fame, Ayn Rand’s 1957 blockbuster. Rand’s iconic classic defined the coming bureaucratic, collectivist state that would put mediocrity over achievement since the latter, who achieved […]

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Opinion – Trump’s cabinet: no fear of the best

Opinion – Trump’s cabinet: no fear of the best

| January 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

“When men live by trade…it is the best product that wins, the best performance, the man of best judgment and the highest ability…,” so says Francisco D’Anconia of “Atlas Shrugged” fame, Ayn Rand’s 1957 blockbuster. Rand’s iconic classic defined the coming bureaucratic, collectivist state that would put mediocrity over achievement since the latter, who achieved […]

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OPINION: Russia: friend or foe, hold it close

OPINION: Russia: friend or foe, hold it close

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Column by Gary M. Wisenbaker A recent CBS News Poll finds that just 34 percent of Americans believe not-yet-sworn-in-President-elect Donald Trump will be a “good” or “very good” president. Oh, my. CBS News is part of the same cabal of pollsters, understand, that gave Democrat Hillary Clinton at least a four point national lead and […]

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Hosko: DOJ owes Bell family more

Hosko: DOJ owes Bell family more

| June 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

By Ron Hosko | President, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund Kendrick Johnson’s body was found in a rolled-up gym mat inside Lowndes High School in January 2013. Within months, a GBI medical examiner concluded Kendrick died from “positional asphyxia” – suffocating after becoming trapped inside the mat. Quickly, rumor, race and politics entered the tragedy with suggestions […]

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Distracted driving and not wearing a seatbelt: simply unacceptable

Distracted driving and not wearing a seatbelt: simply unacceptable

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Chad Hartley, GDOT District Engineer District 4, Southwest Ga. Tragically for countless families across Georgia, 2016 will not be a happy new year. That’s because someone they love died in a traffic crash last year. Or will die in a crash this year. A crash that in many cases is preventable. Drivers – now more […]

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Opinion: Sabal Trail…This Fight Ain’t Over

Opinion: Sabal Trail…This Fight Ain’t Over

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Michael G. Noll | President, Wiregrass Activists for Clean Energy This Fight Ain’t Over In June 2009, our community learned that the Industrial Authority was planning to build a biomass incinerator near Moulton Branch Elementary School. Within a year the project was ready to go with all permits in hand and we were told […]

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Carter: Opportunities of the New Year

Carter: Opportunities of the New Year

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District The New Year is upon us and, as we welcome in 2016, we begin the second and final session of the 114th Congress. The past year saw many conservative victories for the new Republican majority in Congress, including passing a budget for the first time since […]

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Carter: Critical Funding for First District

Carter: Critical Funding for First District

| December 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District Congress passed the fiscal year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill this week to fund the government through September 30, 2016. I voted for this bill because it provides critical funding for the First District and the entire state of Georgia. Our largest economic drivers in the First […]

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