September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Start the day with a good breakfast

Other Voices

A friend and I were talking the other day about how much breakfast has changed in our lives. Breakfast used to be simple. My mother would break out the Rice Krispies or the Frosted Flakes and put them on the table. More...

Chicago, Georgia coming!

Mumbles

Does the Lord have a provision in His prayer instruction manual for a redo?  After all those years we prayed for and badgered the Georgia DOT and state officials to fourlane U.S. 27 we got what we asked for.  More...

Take me back to school

I’d like to go back to school again. Briefly.  Repeating the entire K-12 experience isn’t an option, but it looks like the first day of class is now a blast.  It wasn’t that way when I crossed the threshold of Edward J. More...

Give Trump the Nobel Prize for economics

Other Voices

This past week I asked a friend at the White House about how the president was holding up against the onslaught of media attacks. “They didn’t even deliver a glancing blow,” was the response. More...

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What I’m afraid of ...

All That’s Fit to Print

Fear, I often tell my bossier friends, is a powerful motivator. While that might be true when it comes to dealing with folks, fear of things not human can do quite the opposite. Scary things can downright paralyze us. What scares us varies.  More...

What’s going on in Arlington?

In our first letter we, the “Citizens for Better Government,” began to “Shine a Light” on Arlington City Hall.  We listed ways we think our mayor is being mistreated.  These issues beg the question: WHY?  More...

A tribute to the appeal of Burt Reynolds

Not quite two months ago, I got to ask Burt Reynolds a question.  As I recounted in this space, the legendary actor was in Valdosta for a film festival, and during the festival’s introductory press conference, I asked Reynolds about his re More...

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From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Sept. 10, 2008   THE EARLY County Commissioners approved an agreement giving EC2055 the responsibility of being the county’s primary marketing and recruitment agency for economic development.  More...