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Graham: Story wasn’t an attempt to get candidate’s goat

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Like the gentleman on the page facing this one, I’ve had a number of Sandra Shurling supporters contact me or members of our staff questioning…

Milligan: Listen to the youth on internet

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We tend to think of politics as the province of old men — and it’s almost always men, sadly, grey-haired and essentially glued to their congre…

Pre-election story was unfair to Shurling

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This letter is in response to last weekend’s front page article titled “Down to election wire” from staff reports and Patrick Graham.

SEC just isn’t as good at football as you think

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The purpose of this letter is obviously not to win friends, but to once again point out how grossly over rated the SEC football conference is …

Editorial: Education calendar a tough job

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Officials at the Walton County School District are almost ready to finalize a calendar for the next school year.

The story of Maria Sharpova and giving back to America

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When you hear the name, Maria Sharapova, what image comes to mind? If you do not follow tennis you may have difficulty placing her. For anyone…

Tax reform nearing finish line

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WASHINGTON — If you’ve followed the tax reform process this past year, you know that the House and Senate have both passed their respective ve…

Community and traditions remain important at George Walton Academy

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Believe me. I understand. You barely have time to catch your breath during the holidays. This season is filled with busy days and long to do l…

Fitzpatrick: So much to do, so little time to do it all

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There’s so much going on in my life right now.

Enjoying Christmas off-screen

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According to the holiday song, there’s no place like home for the holidays, and I’ve often had a tendency to take that sentiment rather literally.

Runoff recommendations

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Endorsements in the three races on the ballot

Important to be heard in runoffs

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There are three important races being decided in the Runoff Election being held Tuesday in the city of Monroe and the city of Social Circle.

Voting matters most when races are local

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On Nov. 7, 2017 there was an election in Monroe. The results of this election showed that a three-term mayor and a three-term council member w…

Change is coming, and often, in well-equipped Social Circle City Schools

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George Bernard Shaw once said that progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

Making my Christmas wish list and checking it twice

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This is the most wonderful time of the year and I’m hyped! If you’re wondering whether I’ve been naughty or nice, let me cut to the chase and …

Fitzpatrick: Being a journalist isn’t as easy as some think

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The past couple of months we here at The Tribune have been hard at work bringing our readers special section after special section along with …

Teams you love playing teams you love to hate

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After Georgia lost to Auburn a couple of weeks ago, I had a number of my Georgia friends ask me, the resident Alabama guy, if I was glad Georg…

Black Friday is America

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Once again, Thanksgiving is over. We may still be eating turkey sandwiches for a few more days as we polish off the leftover holiday feast but…

Celebrating educators in Walton

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Walton County has more than two dozen schools, public and private, across the entire county, all of them filled with passionate teachers worki…

Learning to pray in a seat of humility as Thanksgiving comes into sight

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During my first viewing of “Gone with the Wind,” I was entranced by the prie dieu chairs the O’Hara family used for serious prayer with rosari…

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