Opinion

Opinion

Standing O for Ron Anderson

There are people who touch lives, who change lives for the good, who have a facility for making people happier, stronger, better. There aren’t enough of them, but they’re among us.

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Employers hiring; skills still lacking

In last week’s column I wrote about a new factory coming to north Georgia that will make shoes for Adidas. The facility is unique because it is being billed as a Speedfactory — relying significantly on technology to mass produce products — with many of the employees needing technical skills in order to work their factory jobs.

Opinion

Proposed amendment a Trojan Horse

Until recently, most people outside the legal profession had probably never heard of Georgia’s Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC), an independent constitutional agency that oversees the conduct of the state’s judges.

Letters to the Editor

Heart of the issue

The Forum column by local attorney Fife A. Whiteside regarding the roles of the Board of Education and the superintendent of education is the best column that I have read in the Ledger-Enquirer in some time.

Opinion

Most professors are Democrats. Here’s why.

Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.

Videos

Visit to Four Corners regions offers window to the past

John Greenman drove with his grandson across Colorado, on our way to the Four Corners — where Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona meet.
John Greenman Special to the Ledger-Enquirer
Visit to Four Corners regions offers window to the past 2:23

Visit to Four Corners regions offers window to the past

Staff and students at Springer share how Ron Anderson touched their lives 1:22

Staff and students at Springer share how Ron Anderson touched their lives

Public safety luncheon helps strengthen 1:20

Public safety luncheon helps strengthen "chain of survival"

Alabama governor discusses morality and proposed state lottery 1:39

Alabama governor discusses morality and proposed state lottery