August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

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In a couple of weeks, I head back for my fourth year as a part-time journalism instructor at the University of North Georgia, so a story I read on the AP wire recently caught my attention. More...

My first glance at the past

Mumbles

“Therefore, in gratitude for 150 years of life in Early County ; imbued with the faith of the pioneer, the determination of the farmer, the fortitude of the soldier, the integrity of the businessman, the religious fervor of the God-fearing citi More...

Tips for handling football affliction

To many men in the South, the worldwide accepted seasons of Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter do not exist. In their world, there are two seasons of the year: Football Season and Football Recruiting Season (also throw in Hunting Season for some). More...

Transient eating houses faring ill

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Aug. 6, 2008   THE ANNUAL community Tailgate Kickoff will be Aug. 14 on Court Square.  FRYER’S Photography and Gifts celebrated their grand opening July 24 on Court Square.  25 YEARS AGO   More...

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I need a biscuit

All That’s Fit to Print

I need a biscuit!  The figs are coming in. I like figs right off the tree or sliced in a salad or preserved whole or any way you can eat them.  More...

How about a little respect?

If you live in the South, you don’t need a calendar to know August has arrived. Cases of football fever are already racing toward epidemic proportions.  More...

Trump rules make driving safer and cheaper

Other Voices

A few years ago, I spoke at my son’s fifthgrade class about all of the wonderful things that we have today in our great country that weren’t around 100 years ago, including inventions like cars. More...