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Letter: Too many guns in hands of the fearful leads to mass killings

The nation is faced with two deeply emotional and highly inflammatory problems: the spread of guns and rampant distrust of authority — mass shootings on one ...

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Letter: Prayer Band has long brought races together in worship

Yes, it was very nice for St. John and Air Line to have service together. But I don’t want Hall County to forget back ...

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Tom Crawford: Here are ideas for a few new state laws

July is a special time in Georgia because it’s the month when most of the laws passed during the previous legislative session go into ...

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Letter: Addressing climate change should be a conservative’s goal

The conservative values of the sacredness of life from conception to death, balancing our budget, hard work to get ahead, strong Christian ethics and a ...

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Letter: Father is sorry, thankful for judge, state troopers’ restraint

I wanted to reach out and thank Judge Jason Deal for his understanding during the trial of my son Leighton Beaux Marchetta. I pitied him ...

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Editorial: Celebrating a longtime voice for children

Neglected and abused children have their fates decided in courtrooms full of adults speaking the language of the juvenile court system.

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Dick Yarbrough: Answer Man solves all of today's vexing puzzles

Hey, boys and girls! What time is it? It’s time for Answer Man! The show where we delve into inquiring minds and show you ...

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Letter: Church service for racial healing was long overdue

I was so pleased to read the story on racial unity featured in The Times on July 17 (Traditionally white, black churches’ joint service shows ...

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Letter: Effort to end violence, learning to live together begins with empathy

Have you ever heard the old saying if you took all the money in the world and divided it up equally in less than 10 ...

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Tom Crawford: The political parties’ big parties are worth skipping

You can understand why people were reluctant to attend the Republican national convention in Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena this week, or for that matter ...

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Letter: There’s no cause to celebrate this failed president

I greatly disagree with Dick Meyer’s “give thanks for Obama” tribute and suspect at least 60 percent or more of Americans do. I feel ...

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Editorial: A hard road to unity

Could it happen here?

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Dick Yarbrough: It’s time to lower rhetoric, start healing in world gone mad

Have we gone totally, completely insane?

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Editorial: Third parties try to pick the ballot lock

In two weeks, the Republican Party will gather in Cleveland to officially nominate its presidential nominee for the November ballot. A week later in Philadelphia ...

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Editorial: An Rx is overdue for Georgia health care crisis

Those of us with health insurance take for granted that we can seek a doctor’s care when hit by illness or injury. But for ...

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