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.
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.
Citizens of the Week: United Way’s Corporate Volunteer Council
The numbers are staggering. The impact on our community is even greater.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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