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Editorial: How we overcome a nation divided into ‘others’

Monday, the nation again pauses to celebrate the legacy of a man who dedicated his life’s work toward uniting a divided nation into something ...

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Letter: Christian values should embrace a tolerance for our differences

The headline read “Christian persecution grows in America.” I don’t know if columnist Star Parker wrote the headline or someone at The Times did ...

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Letter: Gainesville should give hero Deshaun Watson a parade

I hope Gainesville will give DeShaun Watson a parade. I had two sons graduate from Gainesville High and we are extremely proud of him. He ...

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Letter: FairTax plan would fully replace sales, income taxes

Monday’s front page lead article on the General Assembly, “Tax reform, cannabis on to-do lists,” includes inaccurate information about the “Georgia FairTax Act,” introduced ...

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Editorial: Hail to Gainesville's own champion, Deshaun Watson

Editorial: Hail to Gainesville's own champion, Deshaun Watson

To: Deshaun Watson, Quarterback, National Champion Clemson Tigers.

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Tom Crawford: Pick up the phone; we must hold elected officials accountable

When Donald Trump was campaigning for president, he pledged he would “drain the swamp” in Washington and put an end to all the influence peddling ...

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Letter: Thanks to community, rescue pros who helped saved a stranded pet

I would like to thank each and everyone who helped by making and posting flyers, calling with sightings, and ultimately, doing the dirty work of ...

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Letter: It’s hard to shrug off past nuclear accidents

After reading James Rust’s letter defending the Public Service Commission’s support for nuclear power, I find it remarkable that he would casually excuse ...

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Editorial: Schools are key Capitol project for state lawmakers

Editorial: Schools are key Capitol project for state lawmakers

When the gavel drops to bang in the 2017 Georgia General Assembly on Monday morning, that loud crack echoing through the chambers might sound like ...

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Ron Martz: Obama leaves a legacy of indecision

Ron Martz: Obama leaves a legacy of indecision

Over the next 12 days, political commentators will use a lot of ink and even more air time to begin assessing the legacy of President ...

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Letter: Trump won in 9th District thanks to hard work by many

Now the election is over and the Electoral College has voted. Donald Trump will take the oath of office on Jan. 20, becoming the 45 ...

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Letter: A salute to Judge Wynne for a stellar career in law

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to extend congratulations and thanks to Hall County State Court Chief Judge Charles S. Wynne ...

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Letter: More traffic isn’t welcome at busy section of Gainesville

I read in your paper the new Holiday Inn Express will be built on Dawsonville Highway, a fast-growing, bustling section of town. That’s not ...

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Letter: Renamed road should celebrate all of Deshaun Watson’s talents

A proclamation to rename Touchdown Drive to Deshaun Watson Drive is missing an opportunity to tell it all and still hit the mark. Bureaucracy very ...

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Letter: Story on dog rescue a welcome break from tragic news

Thank you for devoting front page space for the heartwarming story of the dog rescue from the well. We are so used to horrible things ...

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Letter: Previous letter falsely claimed Israel’s hard-fought land is illegal

The letter Saturday was sadly misguided. The claim that the territories now under settlement building in the West Bank by Israel was a “land grab ...

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Tom Crawford: Deal made some smart moves; voters rejected his school plan

The year 2016 is over, but I want to start 2017 by looking back at some of the positive things from last year.

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Guest column: Reflections on 2016, resolutions for the new year

Guest column: Reflections on 2016, resolutions for the new year

In 2016, the American people voted to change the direction of our country. They elected a new president and vice president. They returned Republican majorities ...

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Editorial: Mercifully, a fresh start in 2017

When midnight chimed in the new year, the baby with the 2017 sash and top hat strolled past one beat-up old man of a year.

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