• Letter: Good for business?

    Georgia: a good place to do business. Who for?

    July 10, 2014

  • Cleanup comes none too soon

    Government works slowly, often too slowly. A year after it was alerted to the problem, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) says it will take action on an illegal tire dump in the northern part of Whitfield County on Lake Kathy Road.

    July 9, 2014

  • Satisfy your football fix this weekend

    Despite the presence of baseball, NASCAR, the World Cup and other sporting events, we are ready for some football. It’s an unfortunate time for gridiron fans as we wait for these dates circled on our calendars: Aug. 22, Aug. 27 and Sept. 4.

    July 8, 2014

  • Mark Millican: The fun of being civic-minded

    She sat about midway up the front section of the theater, kind of by herself. Slightly overweight, she didn’t wear the nicer clothes that adorned some of the overachieving students in the room.

    July 8, 2014

  • Charles Oliver: Cancer patient on trial for seeking to ease pain

    A terminal cancer patient had to be rushed to the hospital from the courtroom where he is on trial for growing medical marijuana.

    July 8, 2014

  • Churches face a big choice

    Many churches are starting to have a conversation their members may never have contemplated. It may be a conversation some of them would rather avoid, but due to a change in state law they won’t be able to.

    July 7, 2014

  • Citizens of the Week: United Way’s Corporate Volunteer Council

    The numbers are staggering. The impact on our community is even greater.

    July 4, 2014

  • Letter: The plan

    What does it take to turn a capitalist nation into a socialist one? It only takes two things: a plan and patience. Socialists have proved they have plenty of both.

    July 3, 2014

  • Libraries should stick together

    After months of looking for another dance partner, the Chatsworth-Murray County Library decided to stay with the one that brought them.

    July 2, 2014

  • Letter: Separation of church and state a myth

    The concept of separation of church and state was presented in a letter by Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptist Convention in Connecticut.

    July 2, 2014