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Tom Crawford: State panel needed to hold judges accountable

There are roughly 2,000 judges in Georgia, serving at every level of the judicial system from the state Supreme Court all the way down ...

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Letter: Final result was very different for Hitler, Jesus

A recent letter to the editor criticizes the writer of an earlier letter for suggesting that Donald Trump, like Jesus Christ, is a “charismatic speaker ...

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Editorial: A short-lived, high-octane panic

If dinosaurs had never roamed the earth, how in the world would we get around today?

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Dick Yarbrough: Georgia's drought again may require a divine solution

Uh oh. Here we go again. I have been told that we are beginning to experience drought conditions in the state. Somebody needs to alert ...

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Letter: ‘Popular,’ ‘charismatic’ are traits not only tied to Hitler

I am one of Donald Trump’s backers and it is not true that I “don’t listen or don’t care,” as Joan King ...

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Letter: A candidate who speaks straight truth deserves voters’ support

Change makes one feel insecure and uncomfortable. This should not give someone a pass to insult young and older voters who will vote for Donald ...

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Times editorial board adds community members

Times editorial board adds community members

Three community members from varying backgrounds have been chosen to The Times editorial board. Each will serve a three-month term helping to inform opinions published ...

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Letter: Trump’s backers need to check facts, remember history

Thanks to The Times for the fact checking it has been doing recently. Unfortunately, it’s too late. Donald Trump’s supporters either won’t ...

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Tom Crawford: Be glad Georgia dodged North Carolina's fate

If you want to see how badly politicians can mess up a state, look no farther than our neighbor North Carolina.

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Editorial: Helping the poor connect the dots

Most of us can’t fully imagine what it’s like to be poor — not just in debt or behind on your bills, but really ...

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Letter: ‘Miss Beth’ at Parks and Rec one of Gainesville’s greatest jewels

As a lifetime resident of Gainesville-Hall County, I am especially aware of, and grateful for, all of the “pluses” that make our community an unbelievably ...

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Letter: Letter deriding global warming misses key point

On Thursday, W.T. “Ted” Hinds made a great point in regard to climate change discussions, that we should “Be careful.” It’s ironic really ...

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Dick Yarbrough: Bucket head has the freedom to be disrespectful

 

The freedom to be disrepectful

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Letter: County should protect health of its residents, deny Mincey

Moving to Gainesville wasn’t a difficult choice. Our grandchildren live near Gainesville. We were charmed by Lake Lanier, nearby mountains, green parks, recreational options ...

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Letter: ‘Deplorables’ in Clinton’s basket are proud of their sacred values

I would like to present a somewhat different version of life in the “basket” as opposed to some who have revulsion at rubbing elbows with ...

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Letter: Don’t buy claim of ‘consensus’ on warming, or that CO2 is bad

Vernon Dixon made an interesting observation in his letter Sept. 9 pointing to what he claimed is a 97 percent consensus among climatologists about “man-made ...

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Tom Crawford: Boards resist state school takeover plan

Gov. Nathan Deal very much wants to do away with local boards of education that run Georgia’s public school systems.

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Editorial: Laboring to find job market of future

Of the places in America this Labor Day weekend where work is both valued and available, Hall County ranks high on the list.

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