May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

A fear of storms named Alberto

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Forgive me if I develop a nervous twitch every time the TV weather folks mention Tropical Storm Alberto. I wasn’t real fond of the first Alberto, which blew out of the Gulf of Mexico, then stalled over northcentral Georgia, in July 1994. More...

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Old Fuddy Duddy hates texting

My cell phone was missing — again.  This is a rare occasion, if you define “rare” as happening once every 24 hours.  The chief suspect in this heist, my oldest son, was spending the night at a friend’s house, which i More...

Toll placed on ferry at the river

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  May 28, 2008   HAMMACK Gymnasium was the site of Early County High School’s graduation ceremony Saturday morning during which 151 graduates received their diplomas. More...

Future belongs to them

Mumbles

Watching the huge crowd make their way into the Columbus Civic Center Saturday, my mind wandered back to the first time I was there.  It had a bit of wandering to do, that first visit being approximately 55 years ago to watch the Bobcats in the More...

She’s an old girl

All That’s Fit to Print

Mamacita is showing her age. She is 14, but Alfred Jenkins lived to be almost 20. Alfred was our first cat and a legend.  Once I thought a car killed Alfred. More...

Things could surely be worse

It took a while to get around to writing this. The pain still lingers, but I’ve recovered from bigger disappointments. I’ll survive.  More...

Reasons against higher education

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Today, all Americans are told, “Go to college!” President Obama said, “College graduation has never been more valuable.” But economist Bryan Caplan says that most people shouldn’t go. More...