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Dick Yarbrough: Farewell to the world's greatest preacher

In my book, the word "unique" is an absolute. There is no "kind of" unique or "somewhat" unique. Unique is unique. Unmatched. Unequalled. Nonpareil. One of a kind. Dr. G. Gilman Watson is unique. There is absolutely nobody like him.

June 03, 2017 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Power crews deserve thanks for quick work

This past Wednesday night a huge red oak fell on Glenwood Drive, of course taking out power lines, transformers and knocking out power for nine hours.

June 01, 2017 | | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Kudos to Times photographer

Photographer Scott Rogers is a consummate professional.

June 01, 2017 | | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Thank you for another great Memorial Day parade

I am writing to send a public thank you to our Gainesville City Council, local public safety officials, local civic leaders, local high school bands and all the many others who were involved in putting on the annual Memorial Day parade Monday.

June 01, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: We must honor sacrifice with responsibility

At first glance, Doug Collins's editorial on May 25 is an appropriate elegy for our veterans and their awe-inspiring sacrifices. Upon deeper consideration, however, his words also beg self-examination of us.

May 31, 2017 | | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Time to let go of idea of Confederate greatness

It was with great interest that I read the recent guest column of Dr. Douglas Young in which he decried the intolerant leftist firebrands who are at work across the country trying to destroy the glorious history of the Confederacy by taking down its monuments.

May 31, 2017 | | All viewpoint stories


Crawford: Solution right in front of regents

Have you ever had one of those moments when you don't see that the answer to your problem is sitting there right in front of you?

May 30, 2017 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Ron Martz: A military mind, in a time we need one badly

No matter your views on President Donald J. Trump, the one decision he has made since taking office that is most likely to produce tangible positive results for the United States is the appointment of Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser.

May 28, 2017 | Ron Martz | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: A million hero march has preserved freedom

Why did they die?

May 28, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Doug Collins: What our fallen heroes teach us this Memorial Day

For more than 200 years, the truths that we hold to be self-evident have compelled Americans to fight and even to fall in military service. The individuals of the U.S. Armed Forces provide a plumb line for courage around the globe.

May 27, 2017 | By. U.S. Rep. Doug Collins Guest columnist | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Gainesville law firm rose to occasion for Food Bank

On behalf of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to congratulate the attorneys and staff of Whelchel, Dunlap, Jarrard & Walker LLP of Gainesville for their outstanding success in the sixth annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy competition.

May 25, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Americans deserve to know truth about Trump, Comey

I want you to stop this. I hope you can stop this. I hope we can get past this.

May 24, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Collins, GOP still won’t give full answers on health care bill

Last week, I joined Rep. Doug Collins' telephone town hall meeting. My purpose was to ask him why he voted for the Trump-Ryan health care act?

May 24, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Deal joins resistance against feds’ justice policy

Ever since Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, he has been confronted with a countermovement called "the resistance."

May 24, 2017 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: Rehab, redemption best outcomes for drug war

In retrospect, the nation's "War on Drugs" from decades past turned out in some ways to be like the earlier conflict in Vietnam: A lot of resources spent and lives lost with very little gained but a perpetual stalemate. That campaign proved to be ineffective in battling the problem, though wildly successful at filling prisons nationwide.

May 21, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


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Editorial: Seats are only for the elite at Falcons' new home

The Atlanta Falcons opened training camp this week in Flowery Branch, eager for a fresh start and a chance to wash away the bad taste ...

July 28, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Georgia's pile of tax breaks are out of whack

Is Georgia doling out too many tax breaks? You could certainly make that argument.

July 25, 2017 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: Ballot safety is at risk

If it wasn't bad enough America's politics and government are lumbering the highway on four bald tires, the act of voting itself is ...

July 23, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Bullies on both sides should let the Civil War end

My son, a learned philosopher, says of an impending competition between two football teams he particularly dislikes: "May they play a zero-zero tie in the ...

July 22, 2017 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Letter: City workers deserve our appreciation

Give thanks for the people in the yellow and orange-striped pullovers and vests.

July 22, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: State leaders need to address the epidemic of highway deaths

Imagine briefly that a group of Georgians who have frequently had uncomfortable encounters with dogs decided to confront the problem by initiating a campaign in ...

July 22, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: President’s triumphs over first 6 months are impressive

There are some things I dislike about President Donald Trump, but isn't that true of most anyone you've ever known or observed? Over ...

July 21, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Declaration put God as creator at the founding of our country

Soon after World War II, an assault against our Foundation Papers began. Our Constitution states "Congress shall pass no laws establishing religion or prohibiting the ...

July 19, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: State crackdown on speeders should include those who text

We read the Saturday article regarding the Operation Southern Shield prevention and enforcement initiative in the Southeast that will focus on speed limit enforcement for ...

July 19, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Ideal health care for all is only possible if we make it universal

Once again, the Republican health care plan will not come up for a vote as promised. This time it's because Sen. John McCain had ...

July 19, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Candidate for governor is Georgia’s own mini-Trump

For those Georgia voters who couldn't get enough of Donald Trump in last year's election, fear not. We have a local version of ...

July 19, 2017 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Georgia’s legal community mourns loss of Judge O’Kelley

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of Senior U.S ...

July 17, 2017 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: No more offseasons for political circus

There was a time when every pastime had its assigned season: Baseball in spring and summer, football in fall, basketball and hockey in winter. Then ...

July 16, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Dick Yarbrough: Lowering the boom on an ISIS recruit

KNOCK! KNOCK! "Sir, you wanted to see me?"

July 15, 2017 | Dick Yarbrough | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: The label we can all share is USA

When the nation pauses for a few days to celebrate the 241st anniversary of our independence, it goes without saying all the fireworks these days ...

July 02, 2017 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


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