The progress Georgia has made in education cannot be taken for granted. Adding additional funding to a system while reducing performance accountability and transparency sends exactly the wrong message at the wrong time.
Some leaders claim that not just the new business model but news itself is broken. Fixed. Fake. And those who dispense it are enemies of the people. It’s up to all of us all to prove that truth matters.
Dave Erickson was part of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning. After a successful, award-winning career, he discovered a knack for real estate and a desire to make the Columbus area his permanent home.
Before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he wrote about the lack of press freedom in the Arab world and the state-run media that push false narratives.
Readers of The Ledger-Enquirer newspaper in Columbus, Georgia, write letters to the editor, published on Friday, October 19, 2018. Topics include: lactation specialists, Georgia Power station, eating plant-based diets and more.
The “Purge” movies are about taking lifes, but in real-life a different kind of purge is going on. People are losing their right to votes through reduction of voting rolls, lack of DMV offices and other rules.
Under Republican control, Georgia has seen great improvement in the past eight years, with GOP leadership rebuilding Georgia’s economy and adding new industries. Democrats, therefore, may find victory difficult.
A fortuneteller at Fort Benning’s Martin Army Hospital told a young Korean War soldier from Tifton that he would soon meet two women, one of whom he would marry. It happened, and Ralph and Jeannie Puckett wed.
Some commentators tried to portray Trump’s conversation with Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen as a naïve gesture that humiliated Beijing. Soon after, however, at his Florida resort, Trump was wooing China’s Xi Jinping.
Readers of The Ledger-Enquirer newspaper in Columbus, Georgia, write letters to the editor, published on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Topics include: Brian Kemp, Stacey Abrams, the Ledger-Enquirer, the Georgia governor’s race.