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Farewell to the most exciting job I ever had

After 25 years covering a beat that Google tells me is 140 square miles, I can only say it has been the ride of my life. Now Appen Media and I are parting ways on what has been an incredible …

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Hallowed halls carry a maze of memories

On December 9, from 12-4 p.m., the public is invited to attend an open house for the “old” Milton High School and say their final goodbyes. Former students and faculty can roam the halls one last …

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The U.S. keeps on truckin’

By the time you finish reading this, three F-Series pickups will have been sold. In that same timeframe, two Chevy Silverados will roll off dealership lots with new owners grinning behind the wheel. …

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Organization, self-discipline & perseverance

As a small business owner do you perform your daily tasks and activities in an organized manner? Do you have the self-discipline to get things done? If at first you don’t succeed, do you try again? …

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The families that run together…

I have a friend who’s a serious athlete. She hikes and climbs and rides mountain bikes – and she runs marathons. “I ran a marathon last weekend,” she will say, like it’s no big …

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Another company moves to be near MARTA

The sun came up and another company has decided to move its headquarters next to a MARTA station – what else is new? Insight Global, a staffing company for Fortune 500 companies across the …

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Nothing shows its age worse than a clever cliche

There’s an apocryphal story about a newly hired copy editor at one of the Chicago papers back in the day. Assigned to the sports desk, the young wordsmith was called upon to edit a column written …

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Food for Thought: Faith and Farming

On November 30 - December 1, I attended the Food for Thought Conference at Gwinnett Technical College, presented by Georgia Farmers Market Association, to interview 15 farmers for a podcast series. …

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Public safety notice doesn’t tell full story

I was very disappointed to read your public safety notice entitled “Prohibited archery kills deer,” in the Dec. 28th edition of the Milton Herald. The notice has a very slanted tone to the title, …

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