Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican ...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Our view: No-vacation nation putting a strain on workers, economy

If your idea of a vacation is watching a live stream of the sun setting along the beach from an iPhone app, stand in line.Or, actually, sit behind a d...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Our view: Bring abuse from darkness into the light

Our view: Bring abuse from darkness into the light

Child abuse is an awful reality too many innocents have been forced to deal with. That is why it’s good to know our local Twin Cedars has set bo...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Addressing mental illness has to be proactive

Last week a 29-year-old man pulled into the Summit gas station at Hogansville and Davis roads, doused himself in gasoline and lit himself on fire.It&#...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Keep the cameras rolling

Let’s say this up front: This is not about gun control or partisan politics, it’s about freedom of information.The Republican-led U.S. Hou...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Violence grows as understanding shrinks

As a global community, it seems we still don’t get it.Perhaps it emanates from some compelling need to place blame after tragic acts such as thi...

June 13th, 2016 |