This is the time, two days before a primary, when you used to see your local newspaper begin to offer endorsements in the various races on the ballot. This was the product of a time when newspapers were the only common voice of a community to shape the public debate.
July 18, 2010|
Times Editorial Board
|Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
On the national scale, incumbents may suffer dramatically in the 2010 midterm elections, potentially resulting in the Republicans gaining control of the House of Representatives (or maybe even the Senate).
This anti-incumbent sentiment has permeated to the state and local level as people continue to look for fresh ideas to serious economic and fiscal problems. It seems as though anti-incumbency has become the primary voter motivation; even stronger than partisanship.
July 18, 2010|
By Ross Alexander
Mitch Jones had a two-run home run in the sixth inning for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves in a 4-3 loss to the Buffalo Bisons on Saturday night in Buffalo, N.Y. Freddie Freeman (2-for-4) had a solo home run for Gwinnett in the first inning.
The numbers were somewhat down, but the meet was deemed a success by all other counts according to the participants and officials at the 20th Annual Georgia Games Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships on Saturday at Iron Beast in Gainesville.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame freshman wide receiver Tai-ler Jones, a Gainesville High graduate, was one of 11 student-athletes arrested for misdemeanor charges of underage drinking at a party Friday night.
Miss Patricia Sarah Latimer and Mr. Vance Carlton Smith III were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. May 22, 2010, at The Farm at Old Edwards Inn, Highlands, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Gary Latimer Sr. of Columbus. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vance Carlton Smith Jr. of Pine Mountain.
Major and Mrs. John McCleary of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter 1st Lt. Sara Rachel McCleary to 1st Lt. Phillip Edward Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Walker of Gainesville, Fla.
Karen Nicole Wehunt and Ryan Christopher Dalton were united in marriage at 5 p.m. July 10, 2010, at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Chris and Denise Wehunt of Commerce. The groom is the son of Danny and Kaye Dalton of Gillsville.