I recently heard a story about a young Georgia voter who was very confused about whether to vote for Democrat Michelle Nunn or Republican David Perdue for U.S. Senator from Georgia to succeed Republican Saxby Chambliss, who is retiring. She decided to...
Just several years ago, my granddaughter – Christina, was singing softly while on the short ride for a sleep-over at Nanny and Pop Pop's. I asked her to sing louder and she did. The words were from the Wizard of Oz – “Somewhere...
Octobers past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1964.Front Page News:
In a recent article I mentioned that I am currently teaching through the book of Revelation in our Sunday evening lessons at the church of Christ Northside.
Fall has come upon us. The gentle pinks of the sourwoods and black gums greet us as we drive to work each morning. Soon the yellows of the poplars and the gold of the hickories will greet us as well.
Republicans no doubt cheered when the Vergara v. California decision was handed down, axing teacher tenure. And they'll no doubt be pleased by former CNN Anchor Campbell Brown's attack on teacher tenure, with her education reform group...
Few things are as sacrosanct to so many people as high school football.That's what makes the decision by a New Jersey school to shut down the season in response to allegations of sexual abuse all that more empowering.
The title of this article is also the title of a best seller written last year about President Barack Obama. With some of the lowest approval ratings of any president this title helps to explain some of the reasons why. Now, as voters choose between...
The word “grace” in the New Testament is from a Greek word that means, “to show kindness to someone, with the implication of graciousness on the part of the one showing such kindness” (Louw & Nida).
Octobers past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1939.Front Page News
At this time of the year many people travel to north Georgia to enjoy the fall colors.
Octobers past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1914.Front Page News
There are many things that we all know. We call such things “common knowledge” because they are so widely known and understood.
This might be better titled “Getting ready for spring.” Many of the things that we do now will make our spring gardening much more enjoyable.
A host for an Atlanta sports radio station show suggested that there be a cartoon with a sign outside of the NFL, reading “Number of days without an arrest.” Underneath it, the digital number would read zero.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Doc Holliday, the notorious gunslinger, gambler and dentist — not in any particular order — was born in Griffin, Georgia, grew up in Valdosta and died here from Consumption at the age of...
Mom had just snuggled, hugged, and tucked me in for the night. Then, as he did most nights of my young life, dad came in and sat on the edge of my bed.
Septembers past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1989.Front Page News
The first epistle of the apostle John (1 John) is often referred to as the epistle of assurance. This designation comes from the “by this we know” passages.
Word came to Florida State University fans that Jameis Winston did something else to embarrass the school. So therefore, I applaud FSU for suspending Winston for one of the most critical games of the season, even if it almost cost my alma mater the...
Fall is upon us already and we need to be doing preventive maintenance in our gardens.