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The merchants of misery

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I became angry last week. Really, really angry. That’s unusual for me. Over the years I have tried to learn what is important and what is not, in what to invest emotional energy and when not, and what is worth my anger and what is not. But a headline in local newspapers caught me off guard.

The greatness of a nation

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When I was a student at East Tennessee State University, the professor of American History said that he was a believer of the “open gate theory.” He said that “When the gate of a nation is open, do the people run into the country or do they run out?” “This,” he said, “is the measure of the greatn

Parallel play

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In her book, “Kitchen Table Wisdom,” Dr. Rachel Remen tells the true account of a father and son who used to go mountain climbing together. Once they began their ascent, all conversation ceased. It was the same after they reached the summit and descended by another route.

A new flag controversy

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A new flag controversy has captured the attention of some in the media and on social media. The new controversy is not about the Confederate flag or the rainbow flag, although those two symbols have their own proponents and detractors.


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More than half of the time during a relatively brief Fayette County Board of Commissioners meeting last week was taken up by more comments regarding the district voting issue.

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Back in 1975, the state of Georgia declared that each county in the state must have an ambulance service, whether the workers were volunteers or paid.


The October meeting of the South Metro GeorgiaCarry.Org chapter will be Thursday, Oct. 22, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Fayette Event Center, 174 North Glynn Street in Fayetteville.


This week's high school football schedule saw two big intracounty matchups which were also region games. Neither one was close.


Sixty Plus Dementia Caregiver Support Group will meet Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:30-3 p.m. in the Thomas F. Chapman Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.