Opinion

Opinion
  • 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

  • A heritage to celebrate

    Memorial Day may kick off the summer season, but the real beginning of high summer is two days away — Independence Day.

    July 1, 2014

  • Mark Millican: A side trip to Ellijay, N.C.

    We were just pulling into town on a “secret trip” a couple of Saturdays ago when my wife — who had no idea where we were going — happened to be on the phone with her mother. I asked her to let me speak.

    July 1, 2014

  • Charles Oliver: School officials decide x + y = 15 points

    The Montgomery County, Md., school system mailed out its final report cards for the year three days late because officials decided to recalculate final exam grades for algebra 1.

    July 1, 2014

  • A welcoming attitude

    The world, or at least that part of it that helps groups plan their conventions, learned something that people in northwest Georgia have known for a long time: Dalton is a friendly, welcoming city.

    June 30, 2014