October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

The idea well has run dry

Other Voices

Editor’s Note: This column is repeated from the Oct. More...

Family makes it special!

Mumbles

You’ve heard me say it before... All my friends are getting old! I’m beginning to understand how Bubba Hightower felt years ago when son Hut suggested he get out more, do things with his friends.  He replied... More...

Why sports and politics do not mix

Other Voices

There’s a famous Woody Allen joke: “Those who can’t do teach, and those who can’t teach teach gym.”  Well, here’s a modernized version of that old saw: Those who can’t do write, and those who can’t More...

First Swamp Gravy production hits the stage

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Oct. 10, 2007   THE filming of “The Lena Baker Story” will begin later this month in Southwest Georgia. More...

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All That’s Fit to Print

Sometimes I watch Martha Stewart making cooking look simple and attainable for anyone, even me. More...

They weren’t looking for safe spaces

No one is surprised when hundreds or thousands of human beings perish in natural disasters like fires, floods or hurricanes. When the killer has a heartbeat it’s a whole different story. The Oct. More...

Football loses to the playground

Driving by the ballfield touched a not-sodistant remembrance.  Here’s the picture: It was a crisp, autumn day on a wind-swept football field. More...