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Our Views: 2012 looms as a year of decision

As we ring out a 2011 that was memorable in some ways, forgettable in others, we flip the calendar to a new year that we already can christen.

January 01, 2012 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Sweet silent night

It's Christmas Day, finally the time when families can gather and enjoy the blessings of the holiday minus all the heavy lifting that comes in the weeks before.

December 25, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Skipping the party

As we brush the dust off one election and prepare to dive into the next, one Georgia lawmaker has a plan worth considering to streamline our election process.

December 18, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Lawmakers' No. 1 priority is jobs

Legislators at the annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast last week made it clear they hope jobs are on the menu when lawmakers gather for next year's session of the state's General Assembly.

December 11, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A roll of the dice

In the minds of some, Georgia may be succumbing to sinful temptation.

December 04, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Fill the shoes

Hard to believe, but even as our 2011 election ends with a runoff a week from Tuesday, the 2012 presidential race is in full swing. The first contests in Iowa and New Hampshire are but weeks away, and Georgia's March 6 primary will be on us in no time.

November 27, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: A gratitude horn o’ plenty

Again this year, we enter Thanksgiving Day seeing the glass as half full.

November 24, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Stagnant water

Nearly four years ago, Lake Lanier fell to its all-time low of 1,050.79 feet above sea level after a two-year drought. That was a low point in the tri-state water wars, two decades of battles among Georgia, Florida and Alabama over how to use water that flows from Lanier through the Chattahoochee River to the Gulf of Mexico.

November 20, 2011 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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


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Our views: Tax reform is overdue

'Cause I'm the taxman

April 12, 2014 | Times Editorial board | Editorials


Our Views: Embracing the future at the polls

Just in time for this year's elections, registering to vote in Georgia may get a little easier.

April 06, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Measurable progress

Each year at the end of March, we offer our annual Progress sections, included in today's paper. The sections take our community's temperature along six separate topics - Education and Government, Health and Safety, Business and Industry, Sports and Leisure, Arts and Community and Poultry - over the last calendar year.

March 30, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


Our Views: Sunshine lights way to liberty

Tap your finger on a smartphone and you've got access to your bank account, your favorite restaurant's menu and your child's baseball schedule.

March 23, 2014 | Times Editorial Board | Editorials


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