Opinion

Opinion

Georgia’s nurse pool depleted

There’s a worsening health care crisis in Georgia that doesn’t have anything to do with the president who officially leaves office today, or the one being sworn in to replace him. It doesn’t have to do with any federal program, or with how (or whether) states participate in it.

Letters to the Editor

‘Swamp’ yet to be drained

Many of my family, friends, and social media contacts voted for Donald Trump in order to “drain the swamp” and challenge Washington’s insiders. While I agree we need change, I am distressed by the widespread misunderstanding as to how we can most effectively and responsibly change the status quo.

Letters to the Editor

Nix column lacking in fact

Dusty Nix's "Godspeed, Mr. President, and thank you" (Jan. 15) is seriously flawed, not in its intent, but in its lack of meaningful factual support. Apparently Mr. Nix expects us to accept praise for President Obama as a good family man who is quite intelligent. OK, I concede all of that, as well as the killing of Osama bin Laden was an important tactical and morale-building move.

Opinion

IBT proposal gets Alabama’s attention

In the latest round of what has long been labeled the “Tri-State Water War” — a label misleading in more ways than we’ll go into (again) here — Alabama has chosen to remain mostly on the sidelines.

Opinion Columns & Blogs

The Columbus growth model

Gov. Nathan Deal used his State of the State address last week to highlight a new Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center to be built in Augusta. The center will be developed and operated in conjunction with the U.S. Army’s Cyber Command at Fort Gordon, Augusta University, and private sector interests.

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

Franklin Graham: Rain at inauguration a 'sign of God's blessing' 0:29

Franklin Graham: Rain at inauguration a 'sign of God's blessing'

Trump makes first speech as 45th president of the United States 2:11

Trump makes first speech as 45th president of the United States

Obama waves goodbye, takes off in helicopter 1:31

Obama waves goodbye, takes off in helicopter