May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Off to college

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My niece Hunter was seven when I moved to Gainesville, and I looked forward to being around to watch her and her brother, Tyler, grow up. I thought she was excited about me being in town, too. More...

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Did you know that?

All That’s Fit to Print

Did you know if rubber bands are kept in the refrigerator they will last longer? More...

What really sells newspapers

I had just kicked my feet up on the desk, signifying the completed task of another weekly newspaper on the streets, when the phone rang.  As is my custom, I answered it.  On the other line was one of my favorite convenience store clerks.&nb More...

Groundbreaking for new elementary school

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THE Blakely-Early County Habitat for Humanity will hold its annual Donor Appreciation Banquet Thursday, June 7 at First United Methodist Church.  IT WAS confirmed that final permits had been granted for the Longleaf Energy project for the constr More...

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Some call it resolve


I can’t strap on my boots and go fight our enemies like 1Lt. Weston Lee was doing. More...

Another reason for outdoor burn bans

The current home came with new neighbors and a new varmint.  The neighbors were fine. We got along and still do. More...

Obamacare taxes dangerous to your health and wallet

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In many ways, the Affordable Care Act was a massive tax increase masquerading as a health reform plan.  More...