August 14, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

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Hollywood comes to town

Folks around Hall County are going ga-ga over the sighting of a couple of big-time Hollywood stars who are in town to make a movie.  More...

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Alex McRae

Everybody playing the blame game

Decades before Tyler Perry slipped on a dress to play Madea in “Diary of a Mad BlackWoman,” comedian Flip Wilson created a sassy, brassy female character named Geraldine Jones.  More...

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I ain’t never not used bad English before

As the regular reader of this column can attest, I’m not the greatest champion for proper English.  I know that sounds like blasphemy coming from the “editor” of a “newspaper,” but I write my columns like I speak, w More...

All That’s Fit to Print

No flower garden here

One of my favorite humorists is David Sedaris who commented once that his family prefaced everything by warning it wasn’t for publication. More...

Mumbles

Couldn’t help but watch a video this morning of what TV pundits were calling the “greatest catch of all time.”  Two things made me watch the video... More...

LETTERS

Be an partner in education

Dear Partners in Education:  More...

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The president’s energy policy hypocrisy

President Obama can rightfully be accused of many things — but not a rigid adherence to consistency. More...

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News from the past

Paper mill to begin production  10 YEARS AGO   August 13, 2003  THE BANK of Jakin building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in recognition of its architectural and historical significance.  More...