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Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: No Nobel Prize for Literature again this year a bummer

I just learned that I have been passed over for the Nobel Prize for Literature once again. Bummer. And that crowd over in Stockholm didn’t even ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 11, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Remembering a group of heroes in Iraq

It seems like a lifetime ago and in some ways it was. It has been 17 years this week since I was in Iraq with ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, October 8, 2022 9:30 am

Opinion

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Fixin’ to try and explain Southern talk, y’all

I have met a number of folks recently who migrated from across the Mason-You-Know-What-Line and have settled in the Great State of Georgia. We enjoy each ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 11:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Republican governors want sanctuary cities to walk their talk

Hola elitistas amantes de los liberales! Nosotros estamos aquí ¿Qué hay para el almuerzo? For those of you around for whom English is still your primary ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:30 am

Editorials

YARBROUGH COLUMN: What would life be without a cheeseburger?

I suggest you read this in a hurry because I am writing it in a hurry and hoping you and I can get to the finish ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Erk Russell belongs in the College Football Hall of Fame

Erk Russell should be in the College Football Hall of Fame. Period. End of story. But since I still have quite a bit of space ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARROUGH COLUMN: What this angry world needs is a lot more hope

My friend, Norm Solon, was a journalist and speech writer for some of the major companies and trade associations in the country. Now retired, he ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: What would Will Rogers think of today’s Republicans?

American humorist Will Rogers once observed, “I’m not a member of any organized political party. I’m a Democrat.” There is no question that if ol’ ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 10:30 am

Editorials

Some random thoughts on some random subjects

Fourteenth Century Italian writer Dante Alighieri in his “Divine Comedy” describes Hell as a place for those who have perverted “their human intellect to fraud ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, August 12, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Open letter to Georgia’s school teachers

Dear Teachers, Let me begin my annual message to you as I am going to end it: Thank you. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 10:30 am

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