Columnist: Why Georgia is good for the Libertarian Party

Columnist: Why Georgia is good for the Libertarian Party

Southerners are downright feisty about their independence.There’s a great sign at a park on the Alabama-Tennessee border that proclaims “W...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


Columnist: Never underestimate Trump

Columnist: Never underestimate Trump

There are many things I don’t like about Donald J. Trump. He’s one of the biggest flip-floppers I have ever seen. He has changed his mind ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Troup extension agent: Fall heralds return of goldenrod

Troup extension agent: Fall heralds return of goldenrod

September heralds one of nature’s last big flower shows. Pastures and roadsides are adorned with the brilliant displays of the goldenrod.Goldenr...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Columnist: The perfect house …

Columnist: The perfect house …

The window boxes were filled with red flowers that were a contrast to the white trim across the top floor windows. The red was the exact color of the ...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Columnist: Having a different kind of spirit

Columnist: Having a different kind of spirit

A friend told me about a little boy named Jamie Scott. Jamie was trying out for a part in his school play. His mother knew that he didn’t have m...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Columnist: Climate — The politicization of science

Columnist: Climate — The politicization of science

“It will be like weather forecasting on earth … One can’t predict the weather more than a few days in advance.” — Stepha...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Letter: Be flexible, consider both political sides

Letter: Be flexible, consider both political sides

I have slogged through quite enough voluminous editorial political page claptrap to last a lifetime. Much of it reiterating – or should I say re...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Why me, Lord?

Letter: Why me, Lord?

Dear editor:I was at the DDS – Department of Driver Services – this past week to renew my license for another eight years. The young lady ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Columnist: How one person made a difference for Ole Miss

Columnist: How one person made a difference for Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — Today, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known throughout the ages as Ole Miss, is a changed institution from its tu...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Troup, a land of opportunity; eating alone

Columnist: Troup, a land of opportunity; eating alone

When I got out of high school, West Georgia Technical College was opening and people said, “We will have a reason for people to stay in Troup Co...

September 25th, 2016 |