Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Guest Column: Pediatric ER serves wide two-state area

We invite you to join us for an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 20.
By Natalie Lane, M.D.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

United effort made concert roaring success

The support shown to our charity through this experience was immeasurable.
By Sean Frantom

Guest Column: Many reforms are under way in private probation industry

By continuing to enhance transparency and accountability, private probation providers will best be able to benefit offenders, courts and the communities we serve.
By Mark Contestabile

Guest Column: Broaden search for school leaders

School districts mired in low expectations, entrenched bureaucracy, poor student performance and unmanageable finances are finding success in candidates with business credentials.
By Bob Young

Guest Column: Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

A symposium this week in Augusta could dramatically improve how America cares for an important part of its citizenry - our veterans.
By Perry Smith

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Guest Column: Take time to thank government workers during special week

Most people are attracted to government jobs out of a sincere desire to serve others and make our community a better place.
By Saundra J. Reinke, Ph.D.

Guest Column: With race as an eventual underlying issue, which candidate can best sway the majority?

There always has been a race problem, and probably always will be. But we have a choice in whether to be a part of it.
By Grady Abrams

Guest Column: For the sake of public health, it's time for Augusta to go smoke-free

I urge you to contact your commissioner and let him or her know where you stand on the issue of secondhand smoke.
By Selina Smith, M.Div., Ph.D.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Georgia primary dynamics are shaping up to favor the establishment

ATLANTA - The large number of undecided voters in a recent poll suggests that the primary in Georgia isn't living up to early predictions. Morris News Service and Fox5 of Atlanta released a poll ...
By Walter C. Jones

Column: Want to set off a federal debt bomb? Keep letting our kids pay the IOUs

In this political standoff, what is the fiscal endgame?
By Ed Conant

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Guest Column: Postal Service isn't as wasteful as critics say -- it's a national treasure

Lawmakers should fix the pre-funding fiasco they created, so the national treasure that is the Postal Service can continue to serve the public.
By Fredric Rolando

Guest Column: Augusta Warrior Project is superb example of public-private collaboration

The Augusta Warrior Project is not just a triumph of community organization, but a striking example of shared discretion.
By Frank Weil

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Guest Column: World-class medical care in our back yard

I cannot change yesterday, but I can favorably or positively have an impact on tomorrow.
By M.H. Wylie Jr.

Guest Column: Bank on the success of an elite treatment facility

The GRU Cancer Center isn't just the people who work here on a day-to-day basis. It's all of us.
By Samir N. Khleif, M.D.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Guest Column: Surprising legislative, judicial powers are derived from sheer vagueness

This creeping, and sometimes explosive, expansion of federal power leads thoughtful people to worry about the means to employ to curb it.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Home for the Masters: For former resident, memories come flooding back

I hope it's a great Masters this year and a good week for Augusta. It's always nice to get back home.
By Mike Faber

Guest Column: Premier event for world's best young golfers is thriving across the river

I invite you to come out to a beautiful golf course, watch some excellent golf and support a good cause.
By Paul S. Simon

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Guest Column: Openings abound to help CSRA's abused children overcome tragedies

Help make our community safe for all children.
By Dan Hillman

Guest Column: Sensing America's international weakness, Putin seizes opportunity

This is a sure sign of America's future decline in power politics. It is up to the reader to determine whether this is for better or worse.
By Craig Douglas Albert, Ph.D.

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