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Our Views: Ensuring true justice for state’s young offenders

Georgia ranks among the states with the highest percentage of its population currently behind bars, which is good news or bad news, depending on your perspective.

June 16, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Partners in governing

As the loggerhead battle of partisan squabbling continues unabated in Washington, D.C., it might behoove our national leaders to look to Georgia for an example of how leaders can come together to solve problems.

June 09, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Let’s keep Lanier a safe destination for boaters

It's official: Lake Lanier is a fresh-water boating paradise.

June 02, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A grateful nation must never forget

Memorial Day to most Americans has two sides. One is the holiday's original intent: An occasion to honor our nation's service members who fell in battle, celebrate their memories and cherish the freedoms they sacrificed to preserve.

May 26, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: What a tangled web

Dogs and small children, when taught properly, will learn lessons quickly. Punish them with a slap on the behind or reward them with a treat and you'll get the behavior you want.

May 19, 2013 | Letter to the editor | Editorials


Our Views: Grads, it's time to cut the apron strings

What a perfect mesh of milestones: Mothers Day and graduation, when a parent's pride intersects with a young person's ascent into the world as an independent adult.

May 12, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Beware the buzz

It's hard to ignore the world around us with so many ways of communication available to people of all ages and parts of the globe. As more of us connect with each other through mobile devices of every kind, we find ourselves less isolated and more integrated, albeit often from a distance linked by satellite.

May 05, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Celebrating Georgia’s new signature reforms

Gov. Nathan Deal's signing pen had a busy week, and as a result, some important new laws are on Georgia's books.

April 28, 2013 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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


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Our Views: No checks, no balance

If there's a word that can sum up our national leadership these days, it is "lame" - a lame-duck session of Congress, a lame-duck president, all yielding results that are totally lame.

November 23, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Hall rides a rising tide

Hall County's business community took a well-earned opportunity last week to celebrate a full November cornucopia of blessings and pat itself on the back a bit.

November 16, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: America’s call of duty

Last Tuesday, Americans trudged dutifully to the polls to vote, proudly plastering "I'm A Voter" stickers on their chests for the rest of the day.

November 09, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: On the morning after

This election year, we've endured the usual avalanche of broadcast ads and watched candidates sling arrows at each other endlessly during televised debates.

November 02, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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