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Below, you'll find an index of recent commentary by contributors to Gwinnett Forum. At right, you'll find a list of archived columns by GwinnettForum.com editor and publisher Elliott Brack.

Commentary from previous years:

Guest commentary

December 2009

12/30: Guynn: Teaching giving

12/23: Barksdale: White House tree

12/18: Mason: P'tree Cnrs tipping pt?

12/15: Anders: Hospitality honors

12/11: Wascher: Rail favored

12/8: Page: Be safe during holidays

12/4: Piccolo: Gwinnett Place

12/1: Collins: Turkey dinners

November 2009

11/25: Dominy: Great liftoff

11/20: Bland: Gwinnett, Nicaragua

11/17: Sharp: Homelessness

11/13: Baxter: A Better South

11/10: Markwalter: Lawrenceville

11/6: Pope: DOT project

11/3: Kurtz: About P-cards

October 2009

10/30: Rawson: Court in session

10/27: Hernandez: Latino businesses

10/23: Wehrman: Gwinnett Medical

10/20: Mason: Peachtree Pkwy

10/16: Stewart: Great apes

10/13: Acevedo: Guatamalan Americans

10/9: Wehrmann: New Med Tower

10/6: Bullard: Trip to Chinese doc

10/2: South: Budget and justice

September 2009

9/29: Logan: Artist in NC

9/25: Heckman: Winning in Iraq

9/22: Long: On Gwinnett Reads

9/18: Rieman: Bowen Homes

9/15: Perry: DAR focus

9/11: Warbington: HOT lane program

9/8: Fricks: Green loans

9/4: Wascher: New bridge

9/1: Upset: On class size

August 2009

8/28: Lerner: Chick-fil-A gifts

8/25: Moore: Engaging Gwinnett

8/21: Regenstein: Family's fate

8/18: Baso: Cutting electric costs

8/14: Upchurch: Health records

8/11: Malloy: American history

8/7: Morris: GACS more walkable

8/4: Johnson: Early days of GOP

July 2009

7/31: Todd: Lake Lanier vital

7/28: Jones: Energy winning couple

7/24: Chancey: Legacy Awards

7/21: Jones: Restaurant Week

7/17: Nelems: Ad impacts

7/14: Brantley: GGC accreditation

7/10: Piedmont Bank opens

7/7: McDowell: Lilburn CID

7/3: Russell: Save water still

June 2009

6/30: Collins: BBQ tasting party

6/26: Brantley: GGC's new look

6/23: Nebel: Hat in ring

6/19: Rawson: Coed discrimination

6/16: Dueling releases

6/12: Wascher: Light rail

6/9: Lee: Carbon tax

6/5: Sanders: On bonds

6/2: Hayes: Spill victim's abilities

May 2009

5/29: Webb: Norcross history contest

5/27: Brownlow: Innovative program

5/22: Stilo: Aurora's summer programs

5/19: Sherman: On Assurant

5/15: Spivey: Testing our water

5/12: Queen: The Throw-Yo

5/8: A. Brack: Times not as troubled

5/5: Krauses: Experiencing Seattle

5/1: Camren: Experiencing L'ville

April 2009

4/28: Enright: Financial planning

4/24: Ladd: Berlin Candy Bomber here

4/21: Bolling: Frontier Fort Faire

4/17: Burney: March for Babies

4/14: Havens: Big cleanup day

4/10: Olson: Symphony/Chorus

4/7: Pruitt: On assessments

4/3: Gwinnett's Internet TV

March 2009

3/31: Wright: Chamber valor medals

3/28: Shapiro: Gwinnett Med Ctr.

3/24: Sutt: Local moms and history

3/20: Stilo: 3 local authors

3/17: Putnam: Ga. Trail open

3/13: Little: Local bank's loans

3/10: McDaniel: Great Brazil trip

3/6: Harrell: Evermore's good news

3/3: Kirkland: Snellville Hist. Soc.

February 2009

2/27: Jenkins: Cutting college costs

2/24: Merkel: Fighting blindness

2/20: Gerber: Education poll

2/18: Balfour: Snellville meeting

2/13: Dryden: Diner habits

2/10: Morrow: AJC offers solutions

2/6: Rodd: Quantum bank president

2/3: Wilson: New L'ville eatery

January 2009

1/30: Shah: Some secrets of success

1/27: Norton: Gwinnett is Atlanta's twin

1/23: Bell: Village at ballpark

1/20: A Brack: Truman's wisdom

1/16: Suniva hiring; deadline today

1/13: Summerour: Space amazing

1/9: Olson: Orchestra/Chorus growing

1/6: Beck: 5 one-act plays

1/2: Shafer: Running for Lt. Gov.

Previous years

Elliott Brack

December 2009

12/30: Loss of confidence

12/23: We say, "Happy Holidays"

12/18: Remembering Mr. Tubs

12/15: Hidden weapons not jolly

12/11: Gwinnett most diverse

12/8: County is arrogant

12/4: Defining moment for Obama?

12/1: Atlanta train stations razed

November 2009

11/25: Remembering John Adams

11/20: Better schools needed

11/17: Privatizing rest areas

11/13: Batty congressman

11/10: About Ga's bank failures

11/6: Freida Hill, more

11/3: Shepherd of the Hills

October 2009

10/30: Boys will be boys

10/27: Restoring cuts

10/23: On editorial endorsements

10/20: Budget crunch hurting

10/16: Head to Branson

10/13: About voter initiatives

10/9: Health care, part 2

10/6: Health care, part 1

10/2: California wine country

September 2009

9/29: No Gwinnett hate groups

9/25: Barnes focused on state

9/22: Remembering A.D. Hayes

9/18: County's dilemma

9/15: Returning to a beach

9/11: Give President a chance

9/8: Upside-down bottles

9/4: About Wayne Shackelford

9/1: Remembering Teddy Kennedy

August 2009

8/28: Can Gwinnett Dems win?

8/25: This, that, bad TV news

8/21: Changed Norcross charter

8/18: Government career option

8/14: Alexander Park

8/11: Visit local farmers' markets

8/7: Commission raising doubts

8/4: Keep Gwinnett's twin towers

July 2009

7/31: Looking at city salaries

7/28: Has Gwinnett lost shine?

7/24: Atkinson, Gunnin and Lanier

7/21: Remembering Paul Hemphill

7/17: Cut those raises

7/14: Cutting library funding major

7/10: Minority vote at high

7/7: Residents enjoy Gwinnett

7/3: County off rails in 4 ways

June 2009

6/30: Poll: Unhappy about co. govt.

6/26: Gwinnett's 4th largest

6/23: Asking right question

6/19: Take the Forum survey

6/16: Getting car loans

6/12: Tennessee Squires

6/9: Mighty office bear

6/5: Wanting calm government

6/2: Courteousness in Gwinnett?

May 2009

5/29: Bannister punts on budget

5/27: Remembering our vets

5/22: Don't double tax folks

5/19: Landing medical school

5/15: Gwinnett Braves attendance

5/12: Tips on visiting DC

5/8: Row house living

5/5: Grumbling about AJC

5/1: Club's enviro projects

April 2009

4/28: Leave recycling to GC&B

4/24: Part-time tax collector

4/21: Loganville and Train Day

4/17: On George Washington

4/14: Prize telling for schools

4/10: Remembering Paul Duke

4/7: Spring, legislature, more

4/3: County and GC&B?

March 2009

3/31: Obama appointments

3/28: 70th for Buford Kiwanis

3/24: 1817 for Suwanee?

3/20: Lilburn group wants CID

3/17: Gadfly is way off base

3/13: School vouchers are wrong

3/10: Chick-fil-A visit inspiring

3/6: Everything doesn't have to be big

3/3: BBQ recipe from Doss

February 2009

2/27: Old tax law still applies

2/24: Gov overreaching at DOT?

2/20: Two new books to consider

2/18: Quagmires in Snellville

2/13: Waste-hauling authority needed

2/10: Gambling not needed

2/6: Gwinnett GOP on way back

2/3: Minorities should get active

January 2009

1/30: Regulate late-night bars

1/27: Poor media will hurt government

1/23: Inaugural parade inspiring

1/20: Legislatures may thwart Obama

1/16: Benefield honored by Fair Board

1/13: County important in Ga. politics

1/9: Clean and Beautiful in trouble

1/6: "Yewts" and Capitol Center

1/2: Saving your life with info

 

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