September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Editorials

New is not always better

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I have a policy against things that are supposed to be new and supposed to make my life easier, because most of the time, instead of making my life easier, they usually make it more complicated. Remember when call waiting was the new big thing? More...

Families are fragile treasures


I never realized until I lost my grandmother some years ago how fragile families actually are. More...

Some give fishing a bad name

Years ago, I saw a man fishing in a small creek alongside the road and pulled over to talk.  When he realized I was harmless and unarmed he relaxed and put his cane pole back to work.  I saw my opening and said, “So, you like to fish? More...

Hillary + Communist Manifesto = death tax

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Someone might want to inform Hillary Clinton that greed and envy are two of the seven deadly sins.  Her new revised tax plan would raise the estate tax to as high as 65 percent — up from 40 percent, where it is today. More...

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Football fan humor

All That’s Fit to Print

Georgia was idle last week. Of course, some might argue Georgia played Old Miss. In the spirit of kicking everyone when they are down, I offer these bits of humor. We all should laugh while we can.  More...

Never trust the government

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As a baby boomer of parents from the Greatest Generation, I grew up in a country where the adults called to mind the lean days of the Great Depression followed by the hardships and heartbreaks of WWII.  More...

New Episcopal church ready for services

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Sept. 27, 2006   EARLY County received a check for $498,691 from Gov. Sonny Perdue for the renovation and expansion of the Community Health Center which opened earlier this year on College Street in Blakely.  More...