Terry Smith

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The Athens NEWS, written that way, is our brand. It's the stylized way we've been referring to this newspaper since before I got here in 1986. You're the first person who has ever drawn attention to it. If Dennis didn't write it that way in his column (and I honestly can't recall whether he …

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This is not true at all. The only non-partisan county elected positions are the judges. I don't know where you got this. Republican donors? Huh? You must be thinking about a different county.

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We cropped the online version Thursday around noon, after realizing our error. We did not deliberately try to embarrass anyone, but that photo did mistakenly get through our editorial production process, partly because the particular issue in question wasn't that apparent during print produc…

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Redray, the festival website, of course, explains everything. Here's the link: http://nelsonvillefest.org/safety-security/. But one misconception you have is that this rule applies to the campground…

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Redray, the festival really didn't have any choice, as this article last week explains. https://www.athens…

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I agree with Sen. Brown on nearly everything but he's wrong about this. Protectionism carries far more negative consequences than positive, and "asking a local USW" rep isn't going to convince me differently. It was the USW back in the 70s and early 80s, with their unrealistic l…

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editterry commented on Athens Voice 2-19-18

More fake news from the Russian troll factory. The indictments of the Russians for waging an arguably successful disinformation campaign to sow division among American voters and elect Trump does not foreclose eventual findings that could show collusion in other matters such as hacking th…

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It's too early to do a full-blown portrait. There might still be others filing, too. Deadline is Wednesday. TS

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editterry commented on Athens Voice 1-2-18

The fact that the IRS has no pursued criminal prosecution with Trump's taxes doesn't necessarily mean there's nothing incriminating in those taxes, such as indicating Russian connections that he has denied, showing slick accounting maneuvers to avoid paying taxes, violating the law or breaki…

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editterry commented on Athens Voice (12-28-17)

In your initial comment, you said that “78 percent of the people in the federal government make more than all the governors in the US.” According to numbers from a couple years ago, the U.S. at that time had 2.7 million federal employees. In the Defense Department alone, some 700,000 to 800,…