Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force reserve chaplain. He began his service there last week, and in an e-mailed report on his first Sunday in Iraq, he discussed his first worship service conducted for military personnel at his location.
Seven years ago on Sept. 11, I remember exactly where I was, what I was doing and what I was thinking. That is pretty remarkable for a 74-year-old man, but I am sure the rest of this country has gone through the same memories. I am overcome with emotion today, as I am sure the rest of this country is.
I would like to thank God, President Bush, our intelligence and national security, and most of all our brave and dedicated soldiers, who have succeeded in keeping this country safe. All attempts since 9/11 to attack the United States ...
September 20, 2008||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
ATLANTA - After losing to Class AAAAA No. 3 Northside-Warner Robins, Class AAA Carver-Columbus drops to No. 2 and makes way for Cairo to top the poll in this week's Associated Press high school football poll.
September 20, 2008|
The Associated Press
The University of Georgia's home game against Alabama at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 27 in Athens will be televised by ESPN (Charter channel 32) according to an announcement by ESPN and the Southeastern Conference on Monday.
September 19, 2008|
From staff reports
In celebration of Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge's seventh decade of operation, the programming department will offer "Amicalola Through the Ages" Saturday and Sunday. The event is a series of presentations highlighting each decade of the park's existence.
"I just want to know ... does she believe dinosaurs exist?" - Matt Damon.
Most Americans are already tired of the insults flying on both sides of the political campaign. However, as a college-educated working mother who is also a Christian, I am deeply offended by these types of statements by the "Hollywood elite," and I am not alone. I am a member of a local church here in Gainesville with thousands of other educated working mothers, both Democrat and Republican.
September 19, 2008||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor