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School’s back; parents and cops rejoice

1:00 pm Aug. 9, 2016

School’s back and parents everywhere are celebrating.

Monday I saw a couple of mothers high-fiving at a grocery store and figured they’d run across one heck of a coupon.

Nope, they were simply happy to reclaim their

Funding the home of the 2036 Braves

11:13 am Aug. 2, 2016

If you’re anything like me you’ve probably sipped a few $10 beers at Turner Field and pondered what the Atlanta Braves will do for a new stadium in 2036.

One recent sweltering evening, as the home

Medical marijuana blunts tax bill, say UGA researchers

3:00 pm Jul. 26, 2016

Georgia may never “free the weed” but legalized medical marijuana could save taxpayers millions, say University of Georgia researchers.

In a recent study, the father-daughter team of David and Ashley Bradford say in the 17 states

Fireworks light up Georgia wallets

2:00 pm Jul. 5, 2016

After hosting four nights of backyard fireworks my DeKalb neighborhood was named the most noisily patriotic in metro Atlanta.

At times, as windows rattled, I was unsure if my neighbors were celebrating America or defending it.


Georgia gators a success story

1:33 pm Jun. 27, 2016

Nothing makes a young person respect nature more than fleeing from it in terror.

In the 1970s, during what seemed like an annual school trip to the Okefenokee Swamp, I made the mistake of walking near

Smartphone users pay to be spied on

12:21 pm Jun. 6, 2016

If you have a smartphone you are paying a lot of money for companies to spy on you.

Personally, I have no problem with Google, Apple, Facebook or [insert trendy company here] keeping track of my