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What Matters Most


In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, have you ever stopped long enough to really think about what matters most?
I don't usually write blogs of this nature. Usually I share a story I've written or I post an opinion piece about some topic in our community. But God has been taking me in a very different direction for a while now, and recently He really woke me up. So please bear with ...

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Last updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago.
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Last comment by SgtFriday2 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Educators - Now Is The Time


If you've been following trends in Education at all recently,(and if you have children, grandchildren or are a community member you ought to be)then you are aware of the new Merit Pay legislation. Sounds boring, right? No one is interested in education... just let them all work it out, right?

For FAR too long the community and it's educators have been silent on this issue. The community doesn't know where to begin ...

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Last updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago.
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Last comment by Ironside 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The Past and The Present


As I read the article in todays paper regarding Stone Mountain (Here we go again) and the desire of a Georgia Civil Rights group to place a Freedom Bell atop the mountain, i could not help but feel unsettled. Why did I feel unsettled? Here's why:

We live in the present and not in the past. The past is a great teacher and we ought to never forget the good that has ...

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Last updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago.
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Last comment by SusanS 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Reading & Research


After reading the article in yesterdays paper about new research being done on the very young regarding their pre-supposed ability to learn how to read, I decided it was time to write my thoughts on this.

Some of you know I grew up with a teacher mom. She wasn't just any teacher mom... She was a teacher of excellence; a teacher who invested her time, her heart, and even her own money ...

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Last updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago.
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Last comment by SusanS 9 months, 1 week ago
Canfederate Memorial


In Dublin where I grew up, there was a memorial to Confederate soldiers in front of the “old” library downtown. It's provenance and inscription were probably similar, I presume, to the one at the Bulloch courthouse.. As a youth, I read it, filed it away as history, and forgot it. It was always part of the scenery but never part of my consciousness. But, I'm white. Mighta been different if I were black.
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Last updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago.
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Last comment by watchdog 8 months, 3 weeks ago

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