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    EDITORIAL: National dilemma plays out in Milledgeville

    Our nation’s history is littered with incidences of close elections where the swing of one or two votes have decided who will feel the thrill of victory and who will feel the agony of defeat. Still, there those who choose to think and believe their single vote has no impact on the outcome...

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    EDITORIAL: No real win in sight for Monroe County

    The modern-day border dispute between Bibb County and Monroe County has lasted more than a decade and has had more twists and turns than a pretzel. The case now sits before the seven justices of the Georgia Supreme Court -- again.

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    EDITORIAL: Be careful what you ask for

    There is always a danger in any downsizing effort a business or government concern engages in that it will lose valuable employees it didn’t plan on shedding. Such we believe the case to be in Macon-Bibb County. The latest departure is E-911 Director Keith Moffett. Fresh from his department...

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    EDITORIAL: Congress should support our military like they mean it

    Last week, the Army announced an accelerated drawdown of its forces to 450,000 active duty soldiers from 490,000 by the end of 2018. Fort Benning in Columbus is slated to lose 3,350 soldiers. Five other bases in Alaska, Washington, Hawaii and two in Texas, will shoulder the majority of the initial...

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    EDITORIAL: Welcome to the New South

    “What we fly today is not an enduring symbol of our heritage, but the fighting flag of those who wanted to preserve a segregated South in the face of the civil rights movement.”

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    Learn more about the enemy before trying to attack

    The Bibb County Commission and the county administration are quickly reaching an impasse over a decision that doesn’t need to be decided yet. In fact, they are arguing about pennies. While it’s hard to say that $14 million is chicken feed, it is simply a down payment -- a small one...

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    EDITORIAL: Community pride in Warner Robins shines

    How do you get 18,000 people into and out of a venue safely and efficiently? Just ask the organizers of the Independence Day concert featuring Darius Rucker at the Museum of Aviation last week. There are a lot of folks who would have regrets about being in a crowd so large, but not in Warner Robins...

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    EDITORIAL: Honor our vets by what we do, not what we say

    “That’s unacceptable. That’s intolerable. We can’t have that. We have already reached out to Mr. Dorsey to get him the care that he needs. We have reached out to the employee that was involved to make sure they knew what good customer service looked like. We need to amp...

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    Was legalizing fireworks in Georgia a good idea?

    They draw oohs and aahs and excited gasps as they explode in bright colors in the sky. We delight in the cannon- like sounds as they rocket skyward. Fireworks around this time of year are more American than apple pie, however, getting a pie in the face won’t cause loss of life or limb or ...

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    Words have meaning — or do they?

    There is one U.S. Supreme Court decision that almost went unnoticed in Georgia. It was another 5-4 decision where the liberal wing of the court with justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer along with Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy ruled that commissions set ...

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