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Is the world better because you are in it?

Is the world better because you are in it?

Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?

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Updated: mar. 06, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Dealing with freezes, smoke in the air and planting

Dealing with freezes, smoke in the air and planting

Farmers are looking at what to plant this year. The outlook for traditional agriculture is mixed.

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Updated: feb. 27, 2015 12:00 p.m.
Don’t know much about history? This test is for you

Don’t know much about history? This test is for you

As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests. 

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Updated: feb. 26, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Conservationists taking on three issues to protect coast

Conservationists taking on three issues to protect coast

On Feb. 18, a group of citizens headed to the State Capital for “Conservation Day,” hoping to inform legislators about protecting our precious coast and its wildlife. The Dolphin Project was represented by Gerry Sattele and me, from Richmond Hill, and Chris Hines of Savannah.

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Some tax returns are just welfare

Some tax returns are just welfare

Well, it’s that time of the year again — tax time. April 15 will be here before we know it and for many, it is a time of dread as they start gearing up to pay annual tax bills. 

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Updated: feb. 23, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Hang on to things—times could get tough

Hang on to things—times could get tough

A friend, an only child, was talking about cleaning out her parents’ house after the death of her father.

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Updated: feb. 23, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Lawmaker glad more troops coming to Stewart

Lawmaker glad more troops coming to Stewart

I recently was proud to announce that the 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will be restationed at Fort Stewart, bringing 492 soldiers and their families to the post. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion’s mission focuses on rapidly deploying worldwide to engineer, install, operate, maintain and defend in support of full-spectrum operations. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion is the U.S. Army’s contribution to the Global Information Grid.

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Updated: feb. 18, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Jekyll authority holds fire on deer

Jekyll authority holds fire on deer

If you are a supercilious liberal you-know-what or a sanctimonious Bible thumper, I have some good news for you. I am giving you both the week off. Enjoy it while you can. I will be back.

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Updated: feb. 18, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Wounded Warrior Project targets vets

Wounded Warrior Project targets vets

Editor, The Wounded Warrior Project has sued a combat veteran — again.

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Updated: feb. 18, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Help yourself before asking for help

Help yourself before asking for help

One of my friends called me — one of my best friends. There was both urgency and distress in her voice.

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Updated: feb. 17, 2015 9:00 p.m.
Make decisions with family in mind

Make decisions with family in mind

Twelve years ago, I made a decision to follow my head, not my heart, and put my career first. I’d just completed my first post-college internship at the Abilene Reporter-News in Texas and, having impressed my supervisor, was offered full-time employment at the end of my three-month stint.

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