August 29, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

The allure of college football

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It seems like it was just yesterday when I was sitting in the Rose Bowl — the ROSE BOWL, y’all! — with a knot in my stomach the size of a Buick. More...

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Who thinks this up?

All That’s Fit to Print

A current commercial has a couple sitting on the edge of a cliff and their dog comes and wedges himself between the owners. I do not even know what the commercial is advertising because I was so distracted by the dog. He runs up to the couple. More...

Don’t let the Fed end the Trump prosperity

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There’s an old cliche that the Federal Reserve likes to take away the punch bowl just when the party is getting going. More...

Powell wins bronze medal at Junior Olympics

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Aug. 27, 2008   TROPICAL storm Fay swept across Southwest Georgia along with several tornado sightings. Rainfall reports across Early County ranged from 8 to 16 inches over a 48-hour period beginning Friday night.  More...

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They were my “firsts”


Every year the opening day of dove season approaches I think back to a few “firsts.”  Not sure it was my first, but one of my first recollections of going to a dove shoot was back in the 1950s on a field before you got to Thompson cu More...

I think I’m guilty of collusion

Alex McRae

The word has been tossed around so much lately I finally decided to find out what it meant.  According to Merriam- Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, “collusion” is a “secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illeg More...

Persistence prevails in unleashing ketchup

I had some french fries. They were warm and I assumed they were yummy. I needed some ketchup, the King of Condiments, to make them yummier (A sidenote: Catsup is the Sickly Prince of Condiments). More...