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Publisher’s Point: Strategies For The Shutdown
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Publisher’s Point: Strategies For The Shutdown

I remember as a kid in the 60s that it was considered shameful to be on welfare, and when my...
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Publisher’s Point: The Heart Of The Harts
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Publisher’s Point: The Heart Of The Harts

Ted Hart, husband of Keep Athens Limestone Beautiful and Recycling Center Director, Lynn Hart, passed away suddenly a little over...
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Publisher’s Point: The End Of The “Tele-termination” Of Innocent Life
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Publisher’s Point: The End Of The “Tele-termination” Of Innocent Life

This week, the Iowa State Board of Medicine showed at the most, courage, and at the least, common sense by...
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Publisher’s Point: Explore, Serve, And “Build A Life”
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Publisher’s Point: Explore, Serve, And “Build A Life”

This week, “information and inspiration,” the subtitle of our little “shopper’s paper with substance,” Athens Now, came to me from...
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Publisher’s Point: Why We Should Fight For The Students of Williamson County, Tn
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Publisher’s Point: Why We Should Fight For The Students of Williamson County, Tn

Only about an hour away from us, a battle is boiling in Williamson County, TN, that has gained national attention....
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Publisher’s Point: Dana Loesch, A Dazzling Young Light
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Publisher’s Point: Dana Loesch, A Dazzling Young Light

I have to tell you, sometimes I get mighty discouraged about the plight of the minds and souls of our...
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Publisher’s Point: Helen Keller On Optimism
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Publisher’s Point: Helen Keller On Optimism

Ivy Green, located in Tuscumbia, is the birthplace of Helen Keller, and one of Alabama’s state treasures. It is one...
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Publisher’s Point: Thieving A Threshold?
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Publisher’s Point: Thieving A Threshold?

The subtitle of Athens Now is Information And Inspiration, and much of what we do is to illustrate what an...
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Publisher’s Point: Mrs. Garritsen Goes To Washington
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Publisher’s Point: Mrs. Garritsen Goes To Washington

Every once in awhile we as Americans are given the blessing of hearing someone eloquently stand for Constitutional righteousness, and...
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Publisher’s Point: Why We Need To Fight For The Romeike Family
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Publisher’s Point: Why We Need To Fight For The Romeike Family

We have Tennessee neighbors who are in trouble, and it’s not because they have done anything wrong. It is because...
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A Day In The Life – Publisher’s Point
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A Day In The Life – Publisher’s Point

“I heard the news today, oh boy…” sang John Lennon a lifetime ago when the Beatles released “A Day In...
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Publisher’s Point: “It Could Never Happen Here”
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Publisher’s Point: “It Could Never Happen Here”

In March, after the Sandy Hook shootings, and before the Boston Marathon bombings, I had the privilege of attending a...
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Publisher’s Point: The Strength Of One’s Story
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Publisher’s Point: The Strength Of One’s Story

On Wednesday, April 3rd, right in the middle of what sometimes are the “Perils of Publication Week,” I was blessed...
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The Politics Of Protocol
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The Politics Of Protocol

I just had the privilege of being invited to a media event at the recent National Religious Broadcaster’s conference held...
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Publisher’s Point: “Disarming Citizens Should They Become Unruly”
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Publisher’s Point: “Disarming Citizens Should They Become Unruly”

There is no doubt that 2nd Amendment emotions are a hot button in our country today. To some, it seems...
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Publisher’s Point: Mildred Ploss On Getting And Giving A Second Chance
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Publisher’s Point: Mildred Ploss On Getting And Giving A Second Chance

Mildred Ploss graduated in December, 2012 from Athens State University with a B.S. in behavioral science, and her minor was...
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Publisher’s Point: The Elegant Bravery Of Senator Jeff Sessions
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Publisher’s Point: The Elegant Bravery Of Senator Jeff Sessions

American people of every political persuasion routinely complain, and quite often rightly so, of the shenanigans that go on in...
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Publisher’s Point: The Loss Of A Letter Writer
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Publisher’s Point: The Loss Of A Letter Writer

The “point of the Point” for this edition of Athens Now, is to celebrate the life of a dear friend...
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Publisher’s Point: The Legacy Of A Librarian
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Publisher’s Point: The Legacy Of A Librarian

I will never forget the day I met Jean Huber, who, for nearly 13 years worked at the Athens Public...
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Publisher’s Point: God’s Newest Angels
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Publisher’s Point: God’s Newest Angels

I can only hope that this poem, inspired by the Christmas classic, “The Night Before Christmas,” and written by a...
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