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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Talking politics with Skeeter Skates and the Ryo Morning Coffee Club

It had been awhile since I heard from Skeeter Skates and his colleagues at the Ryo Morning Coffee Club. That ended this week. In case you ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, April 24, 2023 5:51 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Deciphering what our intrepid public servants say and what it means

The following is a Public Service announcement: Congress is in recess and members are back home. Kiwanians and Rotarians, Chambers of Commerce and other assorted ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, April 18, 2023 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: It’s not public schools that are failing, it is society

It had to be after I graduated. I seem to recall a group of dedicated teachers who taught me how to read and write, add ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, April 5, 2023 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: It’s not the wolves we should worry about, it’s the termites

Columnist David French is a recent addition to the editorial pages of the New York Times. (Yes, I read the New York Times, but I ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, March 28, 2023 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: What’s behind Fulton DA’s investigation of Trump?

Antonio Brown, 23, was recently indicted for the brutal stabbing and killing of 77-year-old Ellen Bowles last December inside a gated community in Northside Atlanta. ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, March 14, 2023 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: At UGA, bad decisions bring tragic consequences

The Beloved Woman Who Shared My Name used to tell her grandsons, “You are free to make any decision you wish. Just remember that with ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, March 8, 2023 11:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Discussing political realities with Ryo Morning Coffee Club

When Skeeter Skates calls, you had better put everything on hold. He just did and I just did. For those of you who may not ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, February 28, 2023 10:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Contemplating life on this tiny blue dot

Please read this slowly. Read it alone. Read it with someone. Read it not just once. Read it several times. Then read again. These are ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, February 25, 2023 11:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Some random thoughts on some random subjects

Sen. Brandon Beach, R, Alpharetta, has introduced Senate Bill 7, known as the “3G” bill or the “Gangs, Guns, Gone” bill. It would impose a ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Remembering the good who die too young

On September 13, 2008, we got a call while at St. Simons that our grandson, Zachary Earl Wansley, had collapsed and died during a training ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, January 26, 2023 9:30 am

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