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SMITH COLUMN: Collin Morikawa’s brilliance at the Open Championship

With the conclusion of the British Championship, the major golfing season has ended.  For years, the final major, the PGA, was played in August —usually ... Read more

3 mins ago by Loran Smith.

OUR VIEW: Giving police more assistance during family crisis calls a good idea

When there’s an emergency or something is out of control, we’re all taught at an early age to pick up the phone and dial 9-1-1. Read more

1 hour ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

SMITH COLUMN: Appreciating the work of Erin Barger

Dr. Gary Bertsch, retired UGA professor who worked to make our world safer by reducing nuclear arsenals, sees local involvement as the key to solving ... Read more

1 day ago by Loran Smith.

OUR VIEW: We should listen when local physicians rally to urge COVID-19 vaccinations

No one wants to hear it, but Troup County is trending the wrong direction in the number of COVID-19 cases it’s seeing. Over the last ... Read more

1 day ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

OUR VIEW: Mask or no mask for students? Don’t let social media decide for you

The Troup County School System released its back to school guidance last week, deciding that wearing a mask is optional on campuses this year. Masks ... Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

GENDUSA COLUMN: Our children are America’s tomorrow

Grandma, why do your hands look like that?”  She asked as she held my hand and pointed to all the freckles and visible veins.  “Well, ... Read more

2 days ago by Lynn Gendusa.

HUNT COLUMN: To speak or not to speak

Most folks would probably agree that local school districts should have a certain amount, or quite a lot, of autonomy in determining the policies and ... Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

OUR VIEW: Johnson will be missed at TCSS

Dr. Penny Johnson, an assistant superintendent in the Troup County School System announced her retirement last week. Read more

3 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Vernon Jones talks about running for governor

Strong opinions begat strong reactions. I recently begatted a strong opinion about Republican gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones and he begatted a strong reaction right back ... Read more

3 days ago by Dick Yarbrough.

SWINDLE COLUMN: The other man’s shoes

There is no client as scary as an innocent man.” Michael Connelly – The Lincoln Lawyer Read more

3 days ago by Jason Swindle.

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