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Yarbrough: To my grandsons — faster not always better

To Nicholas Wansley and Brian and Thomas Yarbrough:

January 15, 2011 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Evaluate society, not just teachers

Oh great. Now, the Obama administration is getting involved in public education in Georgia.

January 08, 2011 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Goodbye 2010, hello good friends

Good grief! I haven't gotten used to writing 2010 yet and 2011 is here.

January 01, 2011 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: There still is much to believe in at Christmastime

I believe in Christmas.

December 18, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Training center works hard to keep us safer

Two things keep me awake at night: The threat of terrorism and wondering what, if nything, our federal government is doing about it.

December 11, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Under orders to give good news only

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states clearly that nobody can infringe on my right of free speech. You can get in serious trouble for that.

December 04, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Remembering what’s truly important

This is an opportune time of year to take stock of our blessings. Actually, every day should be a time of thanksgiving, but it seems we are too busy being too busy to appreciate just how blessed we are.

November 27, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Deal’s team short a few key players

Rats. It looks as though I have not been selected to be a member of Gov.-elect Nathan Deal's transition team.

November 20, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Only another 9/11 will fix border

The next time the illegal immigration advocates start whining about the poor Mexican workers coming into the United States to "do jobs we won't do" and to "make a better life for their families," please inform them that the porous border between lawless Mexico and the U.S. is also letting in drugs at a scale almost beyond description and that Atlanta is a major distribution hub for the hombres.

November 13, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Thoughts on NPR, teachers and 3 wise men

Let's hold off on dissecting the general elections until the political pundits have had their say. They don't know any more than you and I do - after all, we are the voters - but they think they do and telling them otherwise might offend them. Political pundits can be very sensitive.

November 06, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: State needs a public school advocate

In my house, the contest for state school superintendent is as important as the governor's race. I have a son, son-in-law and now a grandson who are public school teachers and they - and all the other teachers - deserve a draw-a-line-in-the-sand advocate.

October 30, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Regents still barking up the wrong tree

The State Board of Regents voted recently to tighten their policies governing illegal immigrant applicants to Georgia colleges and universities and they did it with little discussion.

October 23, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Why attack yoga but not hate group?

Albert Mohler is at it again.

October 16, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Recalling tour in Iraq 5 years ago

Five years ago this week, I was in Iraq in a dirty, foreboding piece of real estate known as "The Triangle of Death." That is not a misnomer. I almost found out the hard way.

October 09, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Yarbrough: Adams has it right on UGA behavior

When I pay University of Georgia President Michael Adams a compliment, you may be sure it is the real thing.

October 01, 2010 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


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Dick Yarbrough: Great-grandson reminds why teachers matter

Dear Cameron Charles Yarbrough:

September 05, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Dick Yarbrough: Governor's loyal ally rides off on his own

Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or ...

August 29, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Dick Yarbrough: A look back at a member of ‘Lost Dodd Boys’

To say Betty Wallace loves Georgia Tech is to say Romeo loved Juliet or hogs love slop. It is a simple fact.

August 22, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


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