July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

The capital is ...

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Every week, I get together with my brother and some friends to play trivia. We’re pretty good, if I do say so myself, because each member has an area of expertise. More...

Maybell was not the pig

Mumbles

Several years ago I asked if anyone could recall the “gettin’ outta here” music at the end of Tige Pickle’s radio show.  Unfortunately, as soon as I asked the question I realized a lot of readers would ask, “Who&rsq More...

Trump’s zero-tariff solution

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President Donald Trump’s aluminum and steel tariff policies have now triggered retaliatory tariffs from other nations, including Canada, the EU and China. More...

Agricultural center nearing completion

From our Files News from the past

July 9, 2008   FIREWORKS filled the sky over Standifer Field July 3 at the annual display sponsored jointly by the Chamber of Commerce, the City of Blakely and Early County.  More...

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Standing on the Square

All That’s Fit to Print

I guess in 1901, printing did not include a lot of capital letters. I guess big letters used more ink. I don’t really know, but in passing the following, I kept mostly original form. Pretend you are standing on the Square.  More...

A peaceful moment – a nice thought

Independence Day was just around the corner. People everywhere else were planning barbecues and parties and packing their cars for vacation trips.  Not here. The cavernous waiting room at the supersized medical facility was packed. More...

Brett Kavanaugh regulatory reformer

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President Trump’s Supreme Court pick may signal very good news for regulatory reform. Getting this tangled government web under control is a herculean task. President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is a step in the right direction. More...