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Caring for your poinsettia

Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is a popular flowering plant found in many American homes at Christmas. The poinsettia is native to southern Mexico and is named ...

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Losing one’s home to fire is a painful experience

Philip Wilheit is a man of no small influence in our state.

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Population Problem

Behind every problem that we face in modern life is the one problem almost no one wants to talk about. Everything you hear or read ...

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Thank you

The family of Gwinnett C. Holtzclaw would like to say thank you to the Silver City Fire Department, Dawson County Fire Department and to Lanier ...

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Random thoughts on random subjects

God bless America and God bless Mount Paran Christian School in Cobb County. Before a recent football playoff game, every player on the team came ...

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Try to navigate the transition in this column

As far as I can tell, all the pundits and politicians agree on one thing: This has been and still is an unprecedented election year ...

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With elections over, can Penguin Awareness Day be far behind?

I promised last week I would share with you the results of the latest patent-pending Wikiwinkwink Political Report, courtesy of my colleague, Junior E. Lee ...

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Junior E. Lee suggests Amendment 1 strategists be sheep-dipped

Dear Gov. Nathan Deal:

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Skeeter Skates puts the real world in perspective

One of the dangers of providing you with my opinions each week - besides not having a clue where to put commas - is that it is ...

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Passage of Gov. Deal’s Opportunity School District Amendment no sure thing

In Georgia, it is a political fact of life that whatever the governor wants - no matter who occupies the seat - the governor usually gets.

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Tea Olive brings fragrant fall flowers

One of my absolute favorite fall-flowering plants is the Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans). Given its name, you'd be right to assume this plant ...

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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle lays out his vision for public education

Once upon a time, there was a lieutenant governor in Georgia who later became governor. He had a vision for improving public education in the ...

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Keep your family safe this Halloween

There is an old adage which states, "With age comes wisdom."

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Bank’s ethical lapses could be costly for all business

There is nothing more important than your good name.

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Drought affecting fall garden plans

The severe lack of rainfall so far in 2016 has had a major impact on North Georgia.

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Whose opportunity is it?

This fall Georgia voters will go to the polls not only to elect a new President, but also they will be asked to vote on ...

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It's all about education

When strangers in a doctor's waiting room chide me for failing to write columns, maybe there are more than my loyal friends who are ...

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Who has spoken out against Amendment 1?

As we get closer to Election Day, it is important that voters learn about what is on the ballot besides candidates.

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