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Mother’s Day reflections

Blessed beyond measure is how I feel every Mother’s Day because I not only have my birth mother, but also my step-mother who has been in my life for about a quarter of a century. My heart goes out to … Continue reading

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Transparency essential

We’ve had a lot of rain this year and it has been raining as I’m writing. This week, however, in the newspaper world, is about sunshine. It’s Sunshine Week in Georgia which is about transparency in government and open records. … Continue reading

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Lumped all into one

Just when you think things couldn’t get any worse or crazier, they somehow seem to do just that, especially with our politicians and elected officials. With the shooting at the Capital Gazette in Maryland where five journalists were killed, many … Continue reading

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You have a right to know

Sunshine week creeped up on me this year. I was thinking I had another week but received a notice on Friday about it starting March 12th. As you know it is a subject near and dear to my heart. It’s … Continue reading

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More teeth needed

My propensity for political nonsense has become almost non-existent this past year. After 40 years in this business, 35 of those years covering government meetings, I am tired of beating my head against the wall. I expect, and citizens should … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Constitution

This week is Constitution Week and perhaps this year it’s more important than ever, that we celebrate it, reflect upon what it means and even take time to read parts of it. It’s being trampled, probably even as you are … Continue reading

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