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Our Views: Make every day a veterans day

Americans marked Veterans Day on Friday, a celebration that continues through the three-day weekend with events around Gainesville and Northeast Georgia.

November 13, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: For a change, vote

Seems a lot of folks out there want to change our government.

November 06, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Courts on the cheap

"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial ... and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense." - U.S. Constitution, Sixth Amendment.

October 30, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A toast to freedom

Warm up your voting fingers, Northeast Georgians: It's almost time to go to the polls again.

October 23, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Lukewarm to HOT

When it comes to transportation solutions in North Georgia, there are more than a few cooks wanting to season the soup.

October 16, 2011 | | Editorials


Our Views: Biting the hand

The yin and yang of U.S. politics is at it again. Only in America does the market provide a protest movement for everyone's preference. If there isn't one for you yet, just wait; someone will create it soon enough.

October 09, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Primary shuffle

Georgia voters will get their first say on the next White House occupant March 6, the day known as Super Tuesday for its mass of scheduled primaries.

October 02, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Let the sun shine

Some may roll their eyes at the discussion of open government and open records laws, believing them to be the concerns of only the media and advocacy groups.

September 25, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Rocky road ahead for new sales tax

Area residents have been hearing a lot about the special purpose local option sales tax for transportation in recent weeks. In the months to come, they are going to be hearing a whole lot more.

September 18, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Lesson of 9/11 is that America’s resilience leads to victory

As our nation marks a solemn Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the nation's deadliest terrorist attacks, the question we ask today on our front page is, "Are we safer?"

September 11, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Laboring to find work

Labor Day marks the traditional end of the summer season. But for many Americans seeking work, dark clouds have covered the sunshine for some time.

September 04, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Fill those ballots

Don't look now but it's nearly election time again.

August 28, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A stalled recovery

If you've paid any attention to the financial news in the last few weeks, you're probably wondering what happened to the recovery we were told was under way.

August 21, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Map to the future

This week, Georgia legislators begin the arduous and divisive process of redrawing the state's political maps based on population shifts reflected by the 2010 census. It's a tough job for whichever party has the reins.

August 14, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: There’s no Plan B

Like a bungling buffoon in a kid's cartoon, Hall County commissioners have painted themselves into a corner with their handling of the county's recreation department, and at this point there's no clear path to a solution without leaving a lot of footprints in the paint.

August 07, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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Our Views: Politics hijack the polls

This may seem a naive and silly question, but bear with us as we ask: When did voting itself become such a partisan issue?

September 21, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Watching state's wayward watchdogs

It is both telling and troubling that the state agency assigned to police ethical behavior in government hasn't been able to mind its own store.

September 14, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Terrorism’s new face

Each Sept. 11 for the past dozen years since the fateful day of 2001, we ask ourselves the same question: Are we safer now than we were then?

September 07, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: It's autumn for old jobs

Labor Day weekend provides us an annual three-day break before summer fades into fall. School and football are back, and though it's still plenty hot, the days are growing shorter and the leaves are crisping up for seasonal changes to come.

August 31, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Georgia icon is still giving ’em Zell

Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.

August 24, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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