I have read and reread Faye Bush's comment, "We believe Dr. Ballowe was terminated not because the school district faced a possible deficit of $6.5 million, but because of his success in working with teachers and administrators to improve the academic performance of minority students." I can't, for the life of me, understand what she is talking about.
July 21, 2008||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
It's Memorial Day weekend, unofficial start of the summer recreation season when Mom and Dad pile the kiddies and the dog in the family van and head to the mountains or the lake for a little fun in the sun.
July 20, 2008|
Times Editorial Board
|Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
The Gainesville 10-11 year old All-Star baseball team advanced to the state semifinals with a 2-1 win against Martinez Wednesday night at Murphy-Chandler Park in DeKalb County. With the win, Gainesville faces Cartersville at 6 p.m. Friday night at Murphy-Candler Park. Gainesville's Sam Carpenter picked up his fourth win in the postseason pitching six innings allowing no earned runs with nine strikeouts. Mikey Gonzalez drove in the eventual game winning RBI to score Drew Wright in the bottom of the fifth inning. Ryan Whittemore also recorded a defensive assist from the outfield to preserve Gainesville's win.
In his July 9 column, Bill Shipp made a number of unsubstantiated claims regarding the new Georgia law that expanded the number of places that a concealed weapons permit holder can carry a gun. He went into a rant about carrying a gun into the Atlanta airport.
July 19, 2008||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
Ceslie Marie Hunter and Richard Chad Patterson were united in marriage at 7 p.m. June 18, 2008, at Destin Point Beach in Destin, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Rachel Hunter of Gainesville and the late Mitchell Hunter. The groom is the son of Sue Patterson of Gainesville and Gail and Willie Patterson of Dawsonville.
LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and capped a six-run fourth inning with an RBI single, Adrian Gonzalez notched his 1,000th RBI with a two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Tuesday night.
May 27, 2015|
By Joe Resnick
After reading Douglas Young's guest column Monday, I have a few thoughts to share. Dr. Young once described his role as moderator of the Politically Incorrect Club at the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia as that of "devil's advocate." I wonder if this concept governs the tone of his recent article.
May 27, 2015|
Letter to the editor
|Letters to the editor
LOS ANGELES - Alberto Callaspo has been scratched from the Atlanta Braves' starting lineup by manager Fredi Gonzalez for the second consecutive night, an indication the proposed multiplayer trade that would send the infielder to the Los Angeles Dodgers for third baseman Juan Uribe may be back on.
May 26, 2015|
By Joe Resnick
OKLAHOMA CITY - The University of North Georgia softball team used timely hitting, combined with a strong performance in the circle by NFCA National Pitcher of the Year Courtney Poole, to win the school's first-ever national championship with a 5-0 victory over Dixie State on Monday in the NCAA Division II softball national title game.
The defining feature of a free society is every individual enjoying the freedom to make choices, good and bad, within the law. Enjoying the liberty to make your own choices is highly valued. So political groups market themselves as supporting Americans' autonomy of choice.
May 25, 2015|
By Douglas Young
CLEVELAND - LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks 114-111 in overtime on Sunday night to take a 3-0 series lead.
May 24, 2015|