Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: A letter to my great grandson

It is a new year and once again an opportunity for me to share some thoughts with you as you face a future that is ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:30 am

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Dick Yarbrough’s Column: Here’s hoping for another year together

Although it is tempting, there will be no New Year’s resolutions for this guy for 2022. At my stage in life, I don’t resolve stuff ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, January 1, 2022 6:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: St. Simon’s preservation important to all Georgians

When I go to my Great Reward (hoping it is not before I finish this column), if I don’t qualify for the Pearly Gates, I ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Could Republican internal warfare help Abrams become governor?

Donald Trump is on record as having stated that having Democrat Stacey Abrams as governor of the Peach State would be better than our current ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:30 am

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Vernon Jones touts his no state income tax proposal

Vernon Jones called me the other day. To refresh your memory, Jones, a former Democrat and one-time chief executive officer of DeKalb County, is running ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, December 4, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: No question state quiz can sharpen our pandemic brains

I get some interesting mail. And I am not just talking about the reaction to my recent opinion of Donald Trump’s opinion of the late ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH: Offering an opinion on Donald Trump’s opinion of Colin Powell

Classless. That is the only term I can use in a family newspaper to describe Donald Trump’s comments about the passing of Colin Powell, former ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Labor commissioner’s good deed hard to swallow

It is said that no good deed goes unpunished. If you don’t believe that, ask Mark Butler, commissioner of the beleaguered Georgia Department of Labor. These ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Junior E. Lee helps put reader responses in perspective

You are going to find this hard to believe but everybody doesn’t love me like you do. I seem to have managed to rile a ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Fractious Republicans need to heed Isakson’s example

Class, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder – hard to define but we know it when we see it. I thought about ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 9:30 am

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