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Another fine mess for Fulton County

The tax system in Fulton County is broken, that is what everyone is saying. The question is what are we going to do about it, and who’s going to do it? Property owners are facing double-digit …

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Goodbye to the clowns

My 2-year-old granddaughter, Phoebe, sat on my lap and for a couple hours, smiled, clapped, stared, wiggled and ate goldfish. Every couple of minutes my wife, Christina, who sat next to us, would cut …

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Blood spilled for this nation both red and blue

There should be some things in politics — or just in life — that are universally agreed upon by all walks of mankind. Diversity in many things, including opinion, is a good thing. It provides …

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Print journalism is alive and well in Georgia

Have you ever walked into a room full of strangers and immediately felt at home? That’s exactly what happened to me last week while attending the annual Georgia Press Association conference. …

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My thanks to animal shelter workers and volunteers

Nearly a year has passed since my wife and I adopted our little hairy bundle of joy, a 6-year-old boxer named Daphne. Her life was far from toilet bowl water wishes and caviar dreams before she was …

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Improving your sales process

Is your current sales process producing the results you want? Are you closing business faster and beating your competition more often? Have you spent some time evaluating the process you use to sell? …

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High tech in the outdoors: Field Day comes to town!

Looking for something totally different to do in the great out-of doors this weekend? Then keep your ears open for the sound of high-speed beeps and words like “CQ Field Day...CQ Field Day…” …

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Tucker on ‘the rise’

The City of Tucker is looking at a project that will transform an industrial site into an incredibly charming, 88-acre community. This is a huge development that would sit a couple miles from I-285 …

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Take Steve’s advice and ‘Get Outside, Georgia’

I don’t consider myself to be Bear Grylls. I was in Boy Scouts and earned my Totin’ Chip, but I still couldn’t tell you the difference between an overhand knot or a slip knot (nor could I begin …

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Let’s have an honest conversation about property tax assessments

This year, unfortunately, thousands of residents have experienced unbelievable spikes in their property valuations, some as high as 50 percent to 100 percent increases. People are furious. …

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