July 4, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

It’s not just the humidity

Other Voices

BLAKELY – A few years ago, while I was standing in ankle-deep snow trying to clean off my car so I could drive it up an ice-covered Thompson Bridge Road to get to work, I made a vow. More...

Just a passing thought

Mumbles

“While there has been no patriotic jubilee arranged in celebration of the Fourth in Blakely, the majority of the business houses are closed and the day is being observed in a manner not heretofore known — for it is the first time business More...

Shut up, they explain

Other Voices

I’m not surprised that mobs shriek at Trump administration officials in restaurants and that Maxine Waters wants more of that. I’ve watched this happen at American colleges.  One example:  More...

Lottery arrives, 500 tickets sold first hour

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO July 2, 2008 EARLY County retail merchants and small business owners are invited to participate in a seminar to discuss the local economy. More...

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Did y’all hear?

All That’s Fit to Print

For this Fourth of July column, I planned on going to old newspaper issues and share Independence Day celebrations in years past. More...

Fowl play — I’m drawing the line

Most of the recent chicken news has involved a Virginia restaurant called the Little Red Hen. More...

Southeastern Holiness University

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This was likely not the school that your parents attended. There are no class reunions held annually or pleas to help with the annual fund drives. There is no known mascot, school colors or alma mater. More...