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Our Views: Heroes and ‘losers’

Yet another act of random violence has left us gasping for air in shock and horror.

April 21, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Need a friend at Capitol? Just call

Phone numbers.

April 14, 2013 | | Editorials


Our Views: Half loaf of reform

Well, it's better than nothing. Barely.

April 07, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Spring of renewal

Easter Sunday has dawned, with many planning to attend church services today, or have just returned from them, with a day of egg hunts, baskets of candy and family dinners ahead.

March 31, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Capitol inertia

Each year, the Georgia legislature gathers in Atlanta to attend to the state's business in its 40-day session. And each year, observers, pundits and editorialists ponder on whether lawmakers accomplish much in the Gold Dome.

March 24, 2013 | Letter to the editor | Editorials


Our Views: A gulp of freedom

Dr. John Pemberton could never have imagined it coming to this.

March 17, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Crossing over into sanity

Lawmakers in the General Assembly worked a busy day Thursday to keep their proposals alive on Crossover Day, the deadline when a bill must pass one chamber to make it into law.

March 10, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Georgia doesn’t need stadium blitz

No doubt, we live in a disposable era when appliances, electronics and vehicles all seem to become obsolete soon after they come out of the box. But of the items considered temporary, it's hard to imagine a football stadium making that list.

March 03, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Guiding the future

Whatever may be our individual backgrounds, educational levels or career aspirations, we all have one experience in common: At some point in our lives, we were guided by an influential teacher.

February 24, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Obama’s Mardi Gras carnival of spending

So much for "the era of big government is over."

February 17, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Taxing patience

Since 1985, Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes have provided Georgia communities with a viable option for financing infrastructure and major capital projects. Throughout the state, cities and counties have used SPLOST collections to build courthouses, jails, libraries, roads, parks and other specific projects that could be clearly defined for voter approval.

February 10, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Fading Sax appeal

As more Americans decry the lack of cooperation among leaders in Washington, D.C., that job gets more impossible by the day.

February 03, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: In real world, there is no ‘always’ safe

Inaugural speeches are known for sweeping rhetoric and big ideas, the president's goal upon taking office to offer a vision for his term rather than two dozen bullet points on the legislation he wants passed (that's what the State of the Union is for ... can't wait).

January 27, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A modest agenda

Sometimes, political leaders succeed not by performing great feats, but by knowing their limitations and working within them.

January 20, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Growing our future

Economic and job growth. That issue was the centerpiece of last year's presidential campaign and remains the focus of all governments as we stagger from the uppercut of a five-year recession.

January 13, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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A high price to play

It's a time of year sports fans eagerly await: The start of football preseason practices, sparking anticipation for the fall nights and afternoons to ...

August 02, 2015 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Putting faith in perspective

While there certainly are some in the community who were looking forward to a state vs. religion showdown in the courtroom, the Hall County School ...

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The South's primary power push

To most people so far, the 2016 race for president resembles one of those myriad reality shows, where a baker's dozen or more drama ...

July 12, 2015 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Waving flags of fury in a summer of discord

America celebrated another birthday Saturday, blowing out the Roman candles on its cake with the usual mix of barbecue and pyrotechnics.

July 05, 2015 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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