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Publisher’s Point: CHOPping Down The CHAZ
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Publisher’s Point: CHOPping Down The CHAZ

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Next month in August, my husband and I will have been here in Alabama for 20...
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Publisher’s Point: For Fathers
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Publisher’s Point: For Fathers

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner There is some nutso stuff going on around us, and we have heard it around the...
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Publisher’s Point: The George Gazette
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Publisher’s Point: The George Gazette

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner OK, this is me yelling: WHAT HAPPENED TO GEORGE FLOYD WAS STRAIGHT UP SIN! Now, I...
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Corona Crankiness
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Corona Crankiness

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It’s official: we are now in the “re-opening-of-society” phase of the COVID Capers with regard to...
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Publisher’s Point: Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments, Part 4
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Publisher’s Point: Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments, Part 4

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I am hoping that this is the last of a series that has been a kind...
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Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments? Part 3
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Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments? Part 3

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It is now six weeks since the "COVID Capers" commenced, and there continue to be numerous...
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Publisher’s Point: Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments, Part 2
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Publisher’s Point: Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments, Part 2

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner We are now three weeks into it, what could be with tongue-in-cheek referred to as our...
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Publisher’s Point: Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments?
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Publisher’s Point: Corona Moments Or Crowning Moments?

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner We are finishing out a week that no one is going to forget any time soon....
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Publisher’s Point: You Can’t Keep A Good Praying Person Down

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Over the last several decades, we have seen a continual erosion of religious freedom, and that...
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Publisher’s Point: Focus On The Farmer
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Publisher’s Point: Focus On The Farmer

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Democratic Party presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg has made an unfortunate stir recently with regard to comments...
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Publisher’s Point: Why Be Well?
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Publisher’s Point: Why Be Well?

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I believe that everyone has a calling, a purpose, a destiny, a reason to be here....
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Publisher’s Point: Having “20/20 Vision”
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Publisher’s Point: Having “20/20 Vision”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1961, when I was eight years old, my vision went south quickly, and I found...
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Publisher’s Point: “Let’s Roll” Now Applies To “Crèche Craziness”
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Publisher’s Point: “Let’s Roll” Now Applies To “Crèche Craziness”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner For the past several years, the Hanukkah/Christmas edition of Athens Now often has taken time to...
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Publisher’s Point: As A Man Thinketh
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Publisher’s Point: As A Man Thinketh

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 2002, Brian Banks was 16 years old and laser-focused on going to college at USC...
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Publisher’s Point: Gobsmackin’ Gratitude
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Publisher’s Point: Gobsmackin’ Gratitude

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The word “gobsmack” is one of my favorites. Its etymology is a touch uncertain, but it...
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Publisher’s Point: Wrongful Wordsmithery
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Publisher’s Point: Wrongful Wordsmithery

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner My husband, Steve, has a saying for which I am truly thankful, even when it irritates...
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Publisher’s Point: “Slaughter In Syria,” Or “Wag The Dog?”
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Publisher’s Point: “Slaughter In Syria,” Or “Wag The Dog?”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1997, an Oscar-nominated movie was produced that went on to become one of “the granddaddies...
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Publisher’s Point: The Ballerina Who Boggles My Mind
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Publisher’s Point: The Ballerina Who Boggles My Mind

By: Ali ElizabethTurner The tagline for Athens Now has always been “information and inspiration,” and we strive to present a...
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The Last Gasp Of The Gray Lady
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The Last Gasp Of The Gray Lady

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I grew up in the Cold War, and one of the things about which American journalists...
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Publisher’s Point: Redemptive Repentance
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Publisher’s Point: Redemptive Repentance

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Last week, Governor Kay Ivey did something that I can only describe as classy; she repented...
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