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Still room for compromise plans on historic buildings
Our Board of Education is currently accepting bids for demolishing Old Canton High School and the Executive Office Building of Canton Textile Mills. Preliminary plans have been drawn for a new offi...
January 29, 2015 10:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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County taxpayers should beware of Canton Council
DEAR EDITOR: We live in the unincorporated, small Cherokee County community known as Lathemtown. We love this area of Cherokee. We also count on the Cherokee Tribune newspaper and wish it was a sev...
January 29, 2015 10:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Canton school important landmark, needs saving
DEAR EDITOR: Here we go again. In 1999, Dr. Petruzielo and the Cherokee County School Board announced plans to demolish the original Canton High School building (Building C). They labeled the aband...
January 29, 2015 10:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treatment center concerns not petty
DEAR EDITOR: This is a rebuttal to Larry Singleton’s letter of Jan. 23 concerning Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center. First of all, this recovery center was not created to serve the citizens of Ch...
January 28, 2015 08:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Price’ is right: Time to send budget director packing
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga) is by profession a physician, and a quiet and thoughtful man. For years he has led his colleagues in developing Republican policy in the House, and while he would appear to be...
January 30, 2015 08:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama’s Afghanistan policy a bloody disaster
To call President Obama’s Afghanistan policy a mess is a colossal understatement. To call it a coherent “policy,” for that matter, is a gut-busting exaggeration. It’s a bloody, incompetent and trea...
January 30, 2015 08:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auschwitz, again
Amid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of “never again” on Tuesday’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe. ...
January 29, 2015 10:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bud Selig’s winning legacy
The business of baseball and the nation’s business used to be conducted in Washington with similar skill. The Washington Senators were run by Clark Griffith, who said: “Fans like home runs, and we ...
January 28, 2015 08:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama’s bloody Yemen disaster
When President Obama declares something a “success story,” you know it has “TOTAL FAILURE” embedded in its DNA. Four months ago, America’s King Midas in Reverse crowed about the fruits of his trium...
January 24, 2015 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Jeb deals with Schiavo case likely to decide his ’16 run
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Outside of the D.C. and New York areas, it is hard for a daily newspaper to influence the ongoing conversation and debate during a presidential campaign season. But one paper...
January 24, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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