October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Who’s smarter?

Other Voices

“Good morning, Milly. Did you see the story in the New York Times about dogs this morning?” “You know I don’t read the failing New York Times.” More...

Got your flu shots?

All That’s Fit to Print

In 1918, a Spanish flu epidemic was estimated to infect 500 million people worldwide and killed 20 to 50 million. In the United States it was estimated 675,000 people died in the epidemic. More...

Sharing and preserving memories

Instead of being glued to the political news, I’ve spent most of my time lately with a man who witnessed an axe murder when he was six years old. The man is a real estate executive born during World War II. More...

Ending the credit rating agency racket

Other Voices

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the housing market meltdown that led to the Great Recession. Is another crisis looming around the corner? More...

Political Cartoon

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Here comes Michael!

Mumbles

NOTE: With a hurricane breathing down our necks, the paper went to press early this week due to likely power outages.  Bestselling author Elizabeth Sims asked a group of school kids, “What do you need to write a story of suspense? More...

It’s political robocall season again

I am using one, and only one, criteria to decide who I will vote for this election season: Any candidate I receive a “robocall” from will not receive my vote.  More...

Farmers pledge to destroy boll weevils

From our Files

10 YEARS AGO Oct. 8, 2008 SGA’s Chandler Ray kicked a field goal with nine seconds to play as the Warriors upset topranked Tiftarea 22-20 to kick off region play. More...