July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Editorials

A week in Cleveland

Other Voices

So here are a few things I learned after spending a week in Cleveland. More...

Beware movies with dogs

All That’s Fit to Print

A good friend is thinking of introducing classic children’s movies to her grandchildren. Be careful.  I once flipped the channel to the movie “Snakes on a Plane” one Saturday night. More...

The wacky world of headgear

I finally broke down and watched an hour or two of the Republican Convention.  The speeches and pep talks didn’t interest me, but I had to see if the hats worn by convention delegates were as wacky as everything else in the 2016 political More...

Seen one baby, you’ve seen ‘em all

I’m either partially blind, or totally honest.  That said, I say: Newborn babies are not cute.  I can already hear the audible gasps of horror from some readers; the “finally, somebody had the guts to say it” from their co More...

Radio host calms nerves of listeners

Her intentions were innocent enough as Claire Lapella purchased her very first copy of The Lennox Valley Hometown News on Tuesday, May 5, 1998. More...

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...the good old days

Mumbles

It’s been more than a few years since “Back-to School” stirred things up around our house.  Actually, with the exception of Judy doing her back to school shopping, it was pretty much business — or play — as usual ar More...

The late, great Democratic party

Other Voices

This week, the Democrats officially appoint the battered Hillary Clinton to be torchbearer of the party. She has slouched to the finish line. She is tired and the country is tired of her. Sorry, Democrats, no do-overs. More...

Cornerstone laid for new high school

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  July 26, 2006   THE Early County fire tower on Cedar Springs Highway has been placed on the National Historic Lookout Registry as U.S. More...

Not even smart enough to watch TV

Guest Column

(Publisher’s note: This commentary was sent to the News by one of our readers and a classmate. Jim Zachary is editor of the Valdosta Daily Times.)  We are all deaf, dumb and blind.  More...

Early County Middle School supply list

SIXTH GRADE  Standard Items needed for all classes:  Wide ruled notebook paper – (10 packs)  #2 pencils or mechanical pencils  Erasers  Hand held pencil sharpener with a cap  Blue, black and red pens  Colored More...