September 13, 2006 RSS feed / Editorials

I wish you could know

Dear editor: This is an email sent to me by my youngest daughter with the subject line, "read this daddy, thank you for everything. "I have always known she was proud of my chosen occupation, but this reinforced that feeling. More...

Mumbles

Another moment ingrained

Some moments in history are forever ingrained in the memories of the generation that happens to be passing by at the time - the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the shooting of President Kennedy, and most recently the Sept. More...

Alex McRae

World gone mad, part whatever

Modern life has its downside, but as pure entertainment, it's hard to beat the early 21st century. You never know when an idiot or idiotic idea will pop up. And when it does, it's always worth a laugh and a look. More...

Other Voices

Republican voters rejecting social conservatives

First, a quick note to those around the country who read this column each week. I'm still receiving emails and letters commenting on my recent column about political agendas creeping into private schools. I greatly appreciate the response. More...

The price of gas and groceries ...

Dear editor, I feel that I am compelled to right this letter in disgust in how I feel that retailers in this community have been treating the citizens here in Blakely and Early County. More...

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All That's Fit to Print

Remembering a good friend

Mary Whitehead passed away Sunday afternoon. She was 93-years-old and left behind a history as rich as that she spent her life studying. I was fortunate to work with Mary for over 10 years and I found her to be a mentor and a friend. More...

Shipp's Georgia

Just who is Sonny Perdue?

If the current campaign for governor does nothing else, it may finally answer a single question: Who is Sonny Perdue? More...

From our Files

City passes curfew, truancy laws

10 YEARS AGO Sept. 12, 1996 A YOUNG alligator was captured last Friday afternoon under a North Main street house in Blakely after being spotted by two citizens. More...

Just Jakin

Tri-state area rich in colorful history

Another story about the rich heritage of the area of North Florida, Southeast Alabama, and our own Southwest Georgia (one of the best areas of the world) is not a widely known story and was sent to me from a reader. More...