Charley Whittemore has been a fixture on Georgia's athletic front for nearly a half century.
There is no doubt that History truthfully tells us who we were.
The biggest news out of the General Assembly this week was the passing of House Bill 1 known as “Haleigh's Hope Act.”
There's a lot of talk that the new advanced placement U.S. history curriculum is anti-American. Conservatives in Oklahoma got a measure passed through a House committee that calls for defunding the College Board, which designs and administers...
Ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said that Obama doesn't love America. But you know who actually doesn't love America? Secessionists don't. And it wasn't too hard to figure that one out.
Dear Editor:I support President Obama's foreign policy far more than that of most Republicans.
One of the biggest problems with Bible study, in most denominational systems, is a lack of respect for context.
At this time during the winter season, when the weather starts to improve, we get itching to do something with our yards and gardens.
There are few things more important to any community than transportation, and the same goes for any business.
Oscar acceptance speeches tend, with rare exceptions, to be bland/dull/excruciatingly boring thank-you lists of names of people who few in the television audience recognize.
Dr. Ben Carson claims that our war with ISIS shouldn't have any laws, because rules of war are “politically correct.” But does he realize that many of those rules of war have their origins in Christianity?
I have just finished reading a wonderful book written by Sam Gambrell, a friend of mine, and a friend of many of you here in LaGrange and Troup County.
The oldest separation known to humankind stems from the concepts of “other worldly beings or spirits” – from simple alien visitors to the “gods.”
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The first 19 days of the Georgia General Assembly's 2015 session are over and we are running at full speed after the slower paced start due to the inauguration of the governor and the welcoming of freshman legislators to the House of...
“There is but one ocean though its coves have many namesA single sea of atmosphere with no coves at allThe miracle of soil, alive and giving life
Februaries past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1990.Front Page News
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During the 2008 election, a cartoon emerged with an older voter talking about how little political experience Illinois candidate Barack Obama had. A younger voter pointed to the Lincoln Memorial and said, “Oh, it worked out pretty well last...
As we noted last week, to study our Bibles with any real benefit we have to: 1) read it, and read it a lot; 2) read it with a desire to understand what it teaches; and 3) harmonize everything the Bible says on a given subject before we conclude what...
We would like to welcome to our staff Melanie Dabb as our new 4-H agent for Troup County. Melanie relocated from Utah about three weeks ago. Melanie's first plan as she was growing up was to become an anesthesiologist but after several...
Every year, I make a Lenten resolution … or try to.Some years, I've been more successful than others. One year I gave up video games for Lent, and then made it an annual 40-day tradition in the spring.
Dear Editor,I would like to respond to some of the issues raised in the article regarding “Health of the hospital” and the accompanying editorial by Jeff Brown in the weekend paper dated Feb 14-15.
It seems my article last weekend, “Health of the Hospital,” is raising some eyebrows, to say the least.
Her name is History; how do I know History is a woman? I know because History is responsible for giving birth to the hope of enriched and strengthened life.
Februaries past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1965.Front Page Stories
(Editor's note: This column was originally submitted for publication Thursday, but the Daily News decided to hold it to avoid potential interference in the paper's ongoing investigation for the story that appears on the front page of...
The Bible is truth. Jesus said, in prayer to the heavenly Father, “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth” (John 17:17). Truth does not contradict truth!
At this time of year many gardeners are wondering if this is the best time to prune particular shrubs in their yards. A good example is hydrangea.
Many of us grew up on Coca-Cola.
It's been said that “ignorance breeds ignorance.”
Shortly after the latest school shooting, an alleged murder-suicide, the University of South Carolina announced “the threat has passed.” But has it? A rash of suicidal gun wielders may make us rethink our safety.
It has been a very busy week in the Georgia House of Representatives.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has a good idea about drugs. And no, it doesn't involve measles vaccines or the marijuana legalization debate. It's one that will involve an increasing number of Americans.
Februaries past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1940.Front Page Stories
In the spring of 1975 I came home from work to inform my wife Shirley that I had received an interesting call from Milliken about a job in LaGrange, Georgia. Her response contained the words “who?” and “where?”
On Feb. 3, Hope United held a rally at the Liberty Plaza, Georgia State Capitol Building to raise awareness for the need of in-state cultivation of medical cannabis.
To study the Bible with any real benefit, a person must desire to learn what the Bible says.
We all remember the story of the huge wild hog shot in South Georgia a few years ago and was the subject of a National Geographic special. You may not of realized that at the end of 2013, the city of Columbus hired a professional company to...
Our wall calendar shows we are still in the winter season, and the nights with freezing temps confirm we are. But as always, most of us are looking forward to warmer spring weather, pretty flowers, birds and bees, green grass and other wonders of...
Seventy years ago this year, the Allies had gained the momentum in World War II. The war was not over, but Hitler was in his bunker refusing to yield while the Japanese were poised to fight to the last man as the United States prepared to invade...
The Georgia General Assembly is off to a busy start to our 2015 Legislative Session.