July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Southern accent is melodious

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Hardly a month goes by that I don’t hear or read something that make fun of the Southern accent. I never have understood this. I’m a proud Southerner. Y’all know that. More...

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I need more crickets in my house

We’ve all heard the famous “Old Wive’s Tales.” Advice and superstition like “It’s bad luck to walk under a ladder” or “If you cross your eyes, they will stay that way” or “Tickling a baby&rs More...

Rev. Temples preaching revival services

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  July 11, 2007   SEVEN houses in Blakely that have become eye sores are scheduled for demolition by the city.  More...

About those Bobcats

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An earlier rumor that the Dothan Tigers and Bobcats may be considering renewing their “rivalry” ceased when the Bobcats’ 2017 schedule began circulating.  The Bobcats kickoff their season hosting the Eufaula Tigers Aug. 25. More...

A penny saved ...

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Several years ago, I saw news stories on the penny. It seems that there are those in the country who feel the penny has lost its usefulness. And, the U.S. Treasury says rising production costs make a penny cost 1.2 cents to produce. More...

Flying blind with no pilot

Air travel has transformed the global culture. But air travel’s growing popularity is about to transform the airline industry.  Not by making flying more enjoyable. By making it creepy. More...

Why the ‘greens’ hate nuclear power

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The idea of American exceptionalism has been embedded in our collective DNA for generations. It is the faithbased belief that, as Ronald Reagan put it, America is a “shining city on a hill.”  Do modern liberals believe that?  More...