Articles from the Opinion section archive

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Letter: City made me proud

I was moved to tears by this generous show of respect.
By Kim Carter Gunter

Letter: Policies set stage for dictatorship

Is this a conspiracy of the left?
By S.G. von Schweinitz

Letter: Levying stormwater fee is ridiculous

I think I'll charge the city of Augusta $100 a month for me having to deal with their stormwater running across my property.
By Brian Brown

Letter: Vaccines are unavoidably political

Media outlets choose to disseminate one-sided and biased information on vaccine safety.
By Maurine Meleck

Letter: Buckley makes MCG proud

He has sure helped MCG get back on the map.
By J. Wendell Duncan and M.D.

Guest Column: Heed this advice and you'll prosper

My daddy said it best when he admonished me: "Right don't wrong nobody."
By Robert "Tunk" Martin

Guest Column: State board should re-evaluate Georgia Regents University's goals

We need the Board of Regents' help in visioning the combined colleges
By Elizabeth P. Klemann

Editorial: Where there isn't a will

Step up and lead, Mr. President! The world's innocents are counting on it!
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Letter: Beware the Pied Piper

At last I understand the meaning of what's going on in the Middle East, and see the reason our "Professor-in-Chief" at the White House refuses to call it terrorism.
By Molly C. Gray

Letter: Realize MLK's vision

The Rev. Martin Luther King spoke at Beulah Grove Baptist Church on March 23, 1968, and he was assassinated the following April 4.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Editorial: Drawing Attention

The best awards are the ones that are genuinely earned and generously bestowed. That's what makes the Louis Harris Award so special.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Editorial: Jobs are not the answer

More economic opportunity won't stop extremists from waging war.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Medical care superb

The staff was outstanding and compassionate in my critical time of need.
By Gregory Topliff

Letter: Dems disingenuous

Maybe the president should try to work with the new conservative Congress and actually do something positive.
By F. Frank Chandler

Letter: Don't keep dogs tethered

If you have a dog who is tethered hour after hour, day after day, please consider changing the conditions under which he is living.
By Trish Nichols

Let feds regulate Internet

In this instance the FCC and our president are on the consumers' side!
By Prescott Nead
Opinion

Towers of power

With all the economic uncertainty in the nation right now, area residents should feel fortunate to have one of the nation’s biggest construction projects in their back yard.
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Fired Augusta parks chief loses suit against city

U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall granted the city's request for summary judgment Tuesday, finding Tom Beck was unable to prove his 2012 firing violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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