February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Milly’s war against geese and squirrels

Other Voices

Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house, has discovered squirrels. I’m not certain how I feel about this. More...

Being nice has its risks

Mumbles

Here’s taking a shot at trying to be helpful and getting something off my chest at the same time... Get your damn flu shots!  More...

The carbon-tax scam

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I have nothing but respect for former Secretaries of State Jim Baker and George Shultz, but come on, gentlemen: You’ve been snookered.  More...

Blakely Lions Club celebrates 50 years of Lionism

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Feb. 14, 2007   EARLY County High quarterback Emmanuel Taylor signed to play football for Valdosta State University and Bobcat defensive back Elbert Lee signed with the Georgia Southern Eagles.  More...

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Heaven to Betsy!

All That’s Fit to Print

The problem with growing older is that while old geezers forget what day of the week it is, there is always a clear memory of what things used to cost. It is not necessarily a useful thing.  More...

Don’t go near the water

President Trump will soon meet Russian President Vladimir Putin face-to-face. Some people predict a bad outcome. Not me.  More...

Nursery rhymes have no reason

For centuries, nursery rhymes have enjoyed a place of accepted goodwill in the world’s societies — loved and memorized by generations of young children.  A number of years ago, my wife and I purchased a series of “classic nurse More...