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‘Gone with the Wind’ remains a classic

If you’re from the South, you’ve probably seen the epic 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind” at least a few times.

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From Duck Master to ‘Duck Dynasty’ fan

Since the beginning of our Southerner/Yankee union, I have kept a list of places that Tink should visit in order to fully experience the ...

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Childrens’ Arts Activities Day set for Saturday

Those new to Forsyth County may not know about a wonderful organization that does so much to promote the arts in the community.

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Great-great-grandsons united in peaceful times

We were eating lunch as the American Queen riverboat pulled out of port, having just returned from a morning-long excursion to the Battlefield of Vicksburg ...

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It’s National Library Week

In case you didn’t know, this is National Library Week. The annual event came about when back in the mid-1950s, some studies showed Americans ...

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Looking back at Vicksburg, cruelty of Civil War

It did not turn out as I intended. Somehow, Tink managed to turn it into what he, with gleeful satisfaction — that is the only way ...

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Ashway: Willett played well, but Spieth lost Masters

Greg Norman’s off the hook.

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What happened to kids’ outdoor games?

Who used to play hide-and-seek as a child? We did all of the time, especially in the summer months.

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It’s important to listen to things around us

The exact moment it happened was at a large round table in a ballroom of majestic gilt in a grand hotel. Tink and I found ...

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Ashway: Another round of March Madness coach-speak

Syracuse?  Syracuse??

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Commissioners must put stop to excessive building

You would think that our [county] commissioners would give a little thought to zoning and approving all of these subdivisions before destroying our way of ...

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Lawmakers should look to lower education costs

Georgians should be thankful our General Assembly did not pursue legislation that could allow gambling casinos in our state.

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Ashway: The most important NCAA championship game

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the most significant championship game in the history of NCAA basketball.  But at the time, we had no idea.

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Forsyth residents should push for return to countywide voting

Finally, we have discovered that the fox is really in the hen house.

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