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As a retired Southern gentleman, who was educated a large university, I recently noted that my sartorial splendor has fallen short.
Crime, corruption, racism, violence and hurricane damage has given New Orleans the reputation as a dangerous tourist attraction.
Words. We all have the same ones at our disposal but many of us seem determined to use the same ones over and over.
Just when you think nothing else will confirm your belief that we live on a crazy planet, something new turns up.
The debate over taxing Internet sales isn't about "fairness;" it is, or ought to be, about spending,
If they had a yearbook for towns Hazel would have been best-dressed in Covington's for the past 88 years running.
Accountability typically translates into more work for classroom teachers, so much so that many effective teachers now work in private, home-school and charter settings.
Some stories are just too good to check out.
For those who are our elected officials who never pay attention to the absolute consequences of building communities where the greater majority of residents are renters, here is a concrete rule of thumb: The more renters you draw to your town the more services they will demand and you must provide by law!
Gift-giving time is here again.
The lunchroom was one of the best things about having the privilege of being educated in Porterdale.
I'm all for an immigration bill, just not this immigration bill.
Last week I stumbled across a place I had never been -- and it is a place so filled with the types of treasures that are near and dear to my heart that I will have to keep going back.
When I see a label on a product that reads "Made in the USA," I get a good feeling.
Can public school leaders hatch innovations for students within minimum competency guidelines set by the state?
May 1 was a day we all looked forward to when I was a little linthead growing up in Porterdale.
Heartfelt thanks for prayers and support. The outpouring of love and support following the death of my wife, Barbara N. McCarthy, has been overwhelming.. We, to include her children and siblings, cannot adequately express our heartfelt gratitude for every person who has assisted and ministered to us. We have been
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- OUR VIEW: Our students need a push to success
- OUR VIEW: SPLOST will give county needed push
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- Letter: Too many questions left about SPLOST
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- Letter: Thanks to two local heroes
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- Jack Simpson: The violence problem in New Orleans
- Jeff Meadors: Performance flags give needed direction for educational improvement
- Darrell Huckaby: Oklahoma tragedy will bring out the worst -- and the best -- in us
- Cal Thomas: Tyranny is no longer 'lurking'
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