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"I would like to make a comment about two of the Dalton Utilities workers, Dave Whittle and Mike Riley. I live at Whitfield Place and Dave came out and fixed my phones Friday. He even hooked up my emergency alert system for me. Then I called the other day and talked with Mike and they were g…

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"When replenishing the bags of soup for my family, is it more economical to buy tomato, chicken noodle or vegetable beef?"

The ugliness that we have recently witnessed including rioting, billions of dollars of property destruction, assaults, murders and grossly stupid claims about our nation has its origins on college campuses. Two websites, College Reform and College Fix, report on the despicable teachings on c…

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"To the person who will no longer be a patient of Dr. Richmond because of his political views: How ridiculous. If that’s how you live your life then you must have a hard time buying groceries, eating out, shopping for clothes. I mean, there are an awful lot of people you need to research to …

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"If you want to know your blood type, go donate blood. As a bonus, you actually get to help people, too!"

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Near the end of a recovery rally last month in Polk County — one of the 12 northwest Georgia counties served by Highland Rivers Health — staff member Lydia Goodson dragged a backpack filled with bricks onto the small stage where earlier she and others had shared their personal stories of recovery.

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"In 2016, the United States elected Donald J. Trump as president of the United States of America because the people wanted a man that didn't take anything off anybody, either from the Democrats or from foreign countries. He's going to take care of this country. Sure, he's not polished, he's …

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"Who are the young people playing in the band at Dairy Queen on Monday evenings? They are so talented! I wish that other local businesses would offer opportunities for local young people to showcase their talent in a family-friendly environment."

During slavery, many Black women, often in a forcible union with a white man, bore mixed-race children. Depending on skin color, they could pass as white and avoid the gross racial discrimination suffered by their darker skinned brothers and sisters. This was portrayed in a 1949 motion pictu…

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"Thanks Mr. or Mrs. Smith for your ad in Friday’s paper and for your willingness to sign it and to pay for it. I agree with you. I think our president has done far more damage to our country and to the Christian faith than he has good."

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As the leaves turn glowing shades of autumn and the temperature reaches perfect outdoor weather for us to enjoy what fall in the South means, I take in all the beauty of Northwest Georgia. However, once again, I remind myself that as we transition to another season, we are still in a global …

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I try not to write about whatever all the ponderous political pundits are pontificating about at the time. I am just not a “me too” kind of guy. But, I am going to have to make an exception this week and mention the recent presidential debate. To call it a debacle is being too kind. To the c…

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"If you’re a Donald Trump supporter you get the book thrown at you? Is that because Trump is having a toddler-style fit and throwing books? It’s the only scenario I can think of in which that comment makes any sense."

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"Our community is better for the contributions made by Deanna Mathis. Congratulations on being named to Georgia Trend's '40 Under 40' list."

The violence, looting and mayhem that this nation has seen over the last several months has much of its roots in academia, where leftist faculty teach immature young people all manner of nonsense that contradicts commonsense and the principles of liberty.

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"Don’t be afraid of COVID, people! You too can hop in your private helicopter and fly to receive the greatest healthcare in the world for free and have access to experimental drugs and therapies! Trump says so!"

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In January 2018, Whitfield County Schools began collecting the voter-approved Educational Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax V (ESPLOST), a 1% sales tax, which is estimated to bring Whitfield County Schools $51.2 million over a five-year period.

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"The high-tech study of roads in Whitfield County by Director DeWayne Hunt is exactly what I want some of my tax dollars spent on. Making sure we spend Whitfield County treasury based on scientific data to get 'the best bang for the buck' is great, fiscally conservative policy. I believe tha…

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"I'm sure a lot of people remember the chenille bedspreads along Highway 41 between the Connector 3 and Carbondale exits. Just saying, looks like the south end of Whitfield County needs a peacock feather, too. We really don't expect much more. The south end has tried before, yet it seems Roc…

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We are celebrating our first full month of school in the 2020-21 school year. While this year has been far from typical, our schools are seeing students and staff excited and happy to be back in school whether virtually or in person. I think we’ve all learned that there is value in routine a…

Fall is officially here, and while this season may look different than years prior, there are a few things which remain familiar. I am pleased to report that after a successful reopening of our state economy, unemployment rates have decreased while Georgia is once again recognized for our bu…

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"What is all the debate about conservative vs. liberal media? People can elect whether or not to read or watch it. I can tell after the first paragraph in written media where it's going. On TV and social media, I can watch for the first few minutes or first commercial break (whichever comes …

The United States Constitution’s Article 2, Section 2, Clause 2, provides that the president of the United States “shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the Supreme Court, and all other O…

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"Why should we dump money into a failing strip mall on Market Street? Spend that money downtown where it might actually be a long-term benefit to the city!"

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“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat ... Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” — Matthew 25:35, 25:40

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"Have you noticed when Biden talks how he's making promises? All kinds of promises. Promises that he thinks are going to get him into the presidency. Just making lies to people just to get their votes. I don't believe nothing he's saying and I'm not personally voting for him because he is ma…

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"You're right, it's not Biden. It's the party that's backing him. He's no more than a figurehead on a sinking ship. In this case, the Titanic."

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