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Mumbles

Do you feel it yet???

Is it just me or do all diehard football fans feel the hair on their necks bristle when they hear Phil Collins singing "I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord"? Everytime I hear that song I flash back some 20 years. More...

A law should be passed to clean up Congress

President Obama is currently catching lots of criticism for some of his national health care proposals. He shouldn't be. More...

Other Voices

The dangerous arrogance of healthcare reform

It's crazy for a group of mere mortals to try to design 15 percent of the U.S. economy. It's even crazier to do it by August. Yet that is what some members of Congress presume to do. More...

Other Voices

Diets don't come easy

I've made no secret that, as a child, I had an intense dislike for green beans. I love them now. But growing up, I hated to come to the table and find a bowl of green beans sitting there. More...

All That's Fit to Print

Voters want you to do your job

One of the big complaints in the foreclosure nightmare has been that borrowers either didn't read or didn't understand the documents they were signing when borrowing money. Some claimed they were too complicated. Others just didn't read them. More...

Great way to have a grand 'ole time

Dear editor, My name is Jerry Murkerson and Blakely is my hometown. Therefore, when I see or hear about good things happening in my hometown, it makes me feel very proud. More...

Capital Impact

Both parties could be hurt by jobless numbers

Will there ever be a light at the end of tunnel for all of the unemployed workers in Georgia? If the latest numbers are an indication, it won't be anytime soon. More...

From our Files

Unsightly stump removed from square

10 YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1999 MR. AND Mrs. Jerry Hunt and Jimmy Harris proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Lane Harris, to Jason Wayne Henderson, son of Rex and Cornelia Henderson. More...