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Of relationships and fishing…

Alvin Richardson, columnist There is no doubt that I am the Dr. Phil of relationships that have at least one fisherman in the family therefore I have decided to bless you with a two for one special today. I’m not sure if it’s a bargain but I

Love plane express…

Nick Nunn, columnist All right children, avert your eyes this week. We’re going to be taking about a serious, adult matter this week: gaining entry into the mile high-club. Don’t know what that is? Good. You can keep reading, then. First of all, let’s talk – in

Koch brothers outspent 40 to 1 by George Soros

We seem to be hearing a lot about the Koch brothers lately. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid calls them un-American. A local columnist quotes a filmmaker who describes the Koch brothers as “bankrolling a vast network of organizations that work to undermine the interests of the 99

Sheldon’s Primary

Celia Murray, columnist Several possible Republican presidential candidates traveled recently to Las Vegas for private meetings with billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson. Ostensibly, each was attending the Republican Jewish Coalition annual meeting, but the Washington Post and Time magazine reported that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former

Ryan’s budget for the poor

To the Editor: Republican voters are decent warmhearted Americans. Why does Paul Ryan propose a GOP budget that is utterly mean spirited and damaging to our economy? He will increase defense spending by $493 billion while Obama will retain spending levels at more than the next 10

BRAGging all around Morgan

Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Columnist Was last weekend’s BRAG event was just fantastic or what? The Brady Inn was flat booked for the full three days and The James Madison Inn sold out too! Our restaurants were slammed and our retailers had great business sales! A

AgSouth Announces Grants to Farmers Markets

Special to the Citizen AgSouth Farm Credit CFO Lisa Gunter announced today that the cooperative has set aside $25,000 to help community-based farmers markets promote their markets during 2014. The grant is part of AgSouth’s AGAware® program. Implemented in 2013, AGAware is an advocacy program that educates

Chief Robert Nash Allwine Retires from MCHS

­­ Special to the Citizen With freedom comes responsibility.  There is no greater responsibility than putting on a U.S. military uniform and serving your country to guard our freedoms.  It all started in 1968.  After Basic Military Training, Nash Allwine became a missile system technician and was

Newsom, Ware named to ‘Premier Advisors Program’

Special to the Citizen Greensboro, Georgia. March 26,, 2014—Wells Fargo Advisors has, for the third consecutive year, designated Richard D. Newsom, Jr. and Patricia L. Ware, Vice President– Investment Officers, as members of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program, a distinction that reflects their achievement of professional success

Tribee News Old Buckhead Days was a big success

Rachel Harper, columnist Well, we are having a right chilly cold spell and the rain is really pouring down on this Monday morning.  It’s not blackberry winter yet; they haven’t even bloomed.  At least this rain will soak in all the fertilizer and chicken manure the farmers have