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Legislature takes aim at passing 'Guns for God'
American humorist Will Rogers once said, “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” Ol’ Will would have loved the Georgia Legislature. They are the gift that keeps on g...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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State rep. battling cancer with courage
From the time I first met Calvin Hill 25 years ago, I have always respected him as a person who would face challenges head on and who was always willing to reach out and help others. My respect inc...
Jul 21, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Calif. farmers team up to convert beets to ethanol
Amid the vast almond orchards and grape fields that surround Five Points in California’s Central Valley, a once-dominant crop that has nearly disappeared from the state’s farms is making a comeback...
Mar 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going down the river to pray
When Seth Hubbard waded into the baptismal waters at Heritage Baptist Fellowship last week, the waters were cold. Ten-year-old Seth, the son of Jason and Holly Lacy Hubbard, was miked so he could b...
Jan 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cable news Zimmermania blocked access to other news
by Martin Schram<br>Columnist
Jul 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last weekend, the vehicle that drives America’s democracy skidded to a sudden stop. There was no other option. A roadblock was stretched across all lanes of democracy’s information highway. It bloc...
A lack of logic on guns kills people
by Reg Henry
columnist
Jan 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As you know, cookies don’t fatten people, people fatten themselves by eating cookies — and if that makes any sense to you, congratulations, because you have won a prize. To claim the prize, just pu...
National gas prices spike; refinery problems cited
by Jonathan Fahey
Associated Press Writer
Aug 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The national average for a gallon of gas at the pump has climbed to $3.67, a rise of 34 cents since July 1. An increase in crude oil prices and problems with refineries and pipelines in the West Co...
Cherokee DA mum on probe
by Kristal Dixon
and Rebecca Johnston
kdixon@cherokeetribune.com
rjohnston@cherokeetribune.com
May 23, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
CANTON — Calls for a grand jury investigation into allegations of illegal campaign contributions by the Canton TEA Party Patriots at its news conference on Tuesday did not prompt any immediate acti...
Who are the April fools?
Apr 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
DEAR EDITOR: Last Sunday in my local newspaper a great deal of space was given to a Letter to the Editor for a Cherokee citizen to praise our Cherokee delegation under the Gold Dome. One of the wor...
A word for this year’s legislative session
Apr 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
DEAR EDITOR: Shenanigans is defined as tricky or questionable practices or conduct, or a devious trick used especially for an underhand purposes. I can’t think of a more appropriate word in the Eng...