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Pleasant memories

Carolyn Cary's picture

I have a lot of pleasant memories here over the last 50 years. Going waaay back, before there were very many red lights, and very little traffic, I remember living on Hendrix Drive, and driving to the Masonic Lodge to mow the lawn. Traveling along Highway 54 was not a problem in the early 1970s.

Flunking civics

Cal Thomas's picture

“Don’t know much about history” — Sam Cooke

It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks: “What do you think about the level of ignorance and apathy in the country?” The person replies: “I don’t know and I don’t care.”

Painful toys

Rick Ryckeley's picture

My parents always said the same thing when they bought us a new toy: “Follow the instructions and you won’t get hurt.” If you’re a regular reader of this column, you already know normally we didn’t and someone always did.

A Masters classic

Loran Smith's picture

AUGUSTA  —  It was a classic Masters, made so, in part, by a young Texan with class, manners, etiquette, a sense of place; a soft-spoken style and a boyish smile, all of which will make him a popular champion who will never have to worry about making his VISA card payments.

District voting

Carolyn Cary's picture

I spent the first 28 years of my life in Ohio, which was pretty much always a Democratic state. When I came to Georgia 55 years ago, it was pretty much a Democratic state.

That said, I have pretty much voted for the person for many years, and not the party.

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Government

The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction-related lane closures within five miles of a shopping mall or major shopping district on all interstates and major state routes be

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Opinion

“... if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become.” — Leon Kass, M.D., “Toward a More Natural Science”

Community

Peachtree City Recreation and Special Events will host a Back to School Bash Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Glenloch Recreation Center (601 Stevens Entry).

Lifestyle

“Ready, Set, Breakfast” is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location, The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive.