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Dick Yarbrough: Recounting a love story that defied time

Perhaps the most appropriate way to start this year is with a love story - the story of Dr. Raymond Cook, 96, and Dr. Elisabeth Mays Stein Cook, who passed away last week at the age of 94.

January 02, 2016 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: I wish I had been in Bethlehem long ago

This column has become a Christmas tradition, and I share it with you once again this year. It is dedicated to all who believe.

December 25, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Sometimes, being on the naughty list can be nice

Ring! Ring! Ring!

December 19, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: UGA is about much more than just football

As my sweet mama would say, "Things just get curiouser and curiouser." That is the best way to describe the recent events at the University of Georgia - or more specifically - the athletic department at UGA.

December 12, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Don’t just say ‘Merry Christmas,’ live it

Hot Diggity Dog! It is December and that means Christmas is just around the corner.

December 05, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: My wife a saint? I can't argue with that

Several of you got a chuckle over my recent observations on a survey from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia that says a good way to improve your marriage is to show gratitude to your spouse. As one reader told me, groveling doesn't hurt, either.

November 28, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Says who? Beware media’s shady social media sources

I can't guarantee that I got all the commas where they belong today, but I can guarantee that what you read here is my opinion laid out for all to see.

November 21, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: UGA study finds key to marital bliss, thankfully

There are many good things happening at my alma mater, the University of Georgia, these days. Unfortunately, not much of it is occurring on the football field.

November 14, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: WHO goes messing with our hogs, that's who

The history revisionists are still busy as a bee trying to rid us of all vestiges of the Old South. That means some brave soul is going to have to tell Wheeler County that they have to change their name because the county is named for Confederate Gen. Joe Wheeler.

November 07, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: A newcomer’s guide to Bulldogs vs. Gators

If you have just arrived in our fair state from some alien environment like the planet Krutopia or maybe Vermont, I need to explain to you a cataclysmic event taking place this afternoon in the city of Jacksonville, Fla., which is a suburb of greater metropolitan Brunswick, Ga., much like Vermont is a suburb of Canada.

October 31, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Pair of East Hall Local anglers wet a mean line

I mentioned a few weeks back the TBF/FLW High School Fishing Southeastern Conference Championship tournament scheduled for Lake Lanier.

October 24, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Dick Yarbrough: The world didn’t end after all

A group out of Philadelphia that does all its worshiping online - "All right, users, let us bow our heads and Twitter" - said recently that the world was going to end Oct. 7.

October 17, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Dick Yarbrough: Remembering a special band of Georgia heroes

What a difference a decade makes.

October 10, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Dick Yarbrough: Aliens take a pass on invading Earth

Knock! Knock! "Open the door, please!"

October 03, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


Dick Yarbrough: High school anglers get hooked, join the clubs

Mark Gintert might just have the best job in America. An avid outdoorsman and a successful businessman, Gintert is the national youth director of The Bass Federation, which means he gets to work with young people across the land to introduce them to the joys of fishing through high school fishing clubs.

September 26, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Community columnists


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Dick Yarbrough: Retired Atlanta banker dreams of peace through art

I believe each of us has an obligation to leave this a better world than we found it.

April 30, 2016 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: State senator makes his case for religious freedom bill

A couple of weeks ago, I was highly critical of the efforts of proponents of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and particularly of State Sen ...

April 23, 2016 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


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