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Teachers helped foster love of Shakespeare

It’s hard for me to believe that in 14 years I have not written a column about William Shakespeare.

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Ashway: Rohr's improbable debut was picture of '67 Red Sox

Happy 70th birthday, Billy Rohr!

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Missing dad on Father’s Day, all year round

I can hardly believe it has been five years since we lost my dad. I miss him so very much.

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Thankful for a father who taught so many lessons

It happens all the time. Tink will meet someone new around where we live and, invariably, that person will mention my daddy.

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Community fortunate to have great hospital

The citizens of Forsyth County and the surrounding area are truly blessed to have such first-class, superior medical facilities as those at Northside Hospital-Forsyth.

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First responders praised for their professionalism

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department, especially the deputies and firefighters involved in handling my family’s recent loss.

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Significance of sight comes into focus

As a little girl, I longed for glasses. I know that seems ridiculous, but it was all because of a classmate in third grade. I can’t remember her name, but we will call her Mary.

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Father-in-law eases the pain of being orphaned

No one, regardless of how old we are, likes to be an orphan. It feels oddly like a ship that has been securely moored in a harbor but then is set free to drift without anchor. There is even a point when you feel you are without rudder.

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Ashway: Braves' bullpen could use a miracle-worker like Zip Zabel

The Braves sure could use Zip Zabel.

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Summer settling in, so be prepared

Children and teachers everywhere have been waking up lately with big smiles on their faces. Depending on the situation, many parents are also happy.

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Hollywood can afford to get the details right

It was a rare, precious afternoon for me. Dixie Dew and I were settled deeply into an easy chair with legs flopped across the ottoman. She snored and I read, enjoying every delicious moment of a wonderful biography on Jackie Kennedy.

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Ashway: Braves' John Hart deserves credit (and thanks)

Here’s an early vote for John Hart as Major League Baseball’s executive of the year.

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Forsyth County commission: At large or by district?

For those of us who resided in Forsyth County prior to 2010, we used to vote for commissioners on an at-large basis. That meant any registered voter in Forsyth County could vote for any commissioner no matter what district we and they lived in.

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TPP — Completing fundamental transformation of America

After every lie, every crime against the American people, every crime against the world. After opening Americas borders to terrorists, criminals and beggars. After allying with Al Qaeda and other sworn enemies of the American people. After bankrupting the U.S. government. After impoverishing the American middle class. After making a mockery of the U.S. Constitution. And after way more than we can list here.

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Speak out against proposed new city in south Forsyth

Do we really need the new city of Sharon Springs in south Forsyth County? It probably will happen unless the citizens of Forsyth County become interested and involved.

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Real ‘buzz’ is about poor management, decisions in Forsyth

I enjoy reading “The Buzz,” where local high school students write about the latest happenings at their schools.

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Ashway: Can Hawks’ team play trump King James?

 “Underdog? Me? I will never be an underdog!”

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Ashway: The new post-workout beverage of choice? Chocolate milk

Looking for the latest, greatest way to refuel your body after a strenuous workout?

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