Lagrange Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/OPINION http://lagrangenews.com/section/OPINION Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:52:00 EST 1800 What has Gov. Deal stood for? http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50514315/What-has-Gov.-Deal-stood-for *Ethics: Egregious ethical violations concerning Holly Berge, His executive Director for the Ethics Committee (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:56:04 EST Michelle Nunn versus David Perdue for US Senate http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50514153/Michelle-Nunn-versus-David-Perdue-for-US-Senate 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... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:39:01 EST If I only had a … http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50513895/If-I-only-had-a 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... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:06:03 EST 1964: City brings in over $3 M revenue http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50505860/1964:-City-brings-in-over-$3-M-revenue Octobers past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1964.Front Page News: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:23:05 EST The Beatitudes of Revelation http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50497848/The-Beatitudes-of-Revelation 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. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:59:01 EST Fall musings http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50499807/Fall-musings 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. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:05:01 EST How Campbell Brown’s education reform group will anger Republicans http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50505165/How-Campbell-Browns-education-reform-group-will-anger-Republicans 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... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:17:04 EST Safety is paramount for student athletes http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50505184/Safety-is-paramount-for-student-athletes 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. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:16:04 EST Jason Carter: ‘The amateur’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50471592/Jason-Carter:-The-amateur 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... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:24:03 EST Defining grace, its biblical role in salvation http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50455472/Defining-grace-its-biblical-role-in-salvation 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). Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:20:02 EST 1939: Highway connecting counties opens with motorcade http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50463153/1939:-Highway-connecting-counties-opens-with-motorcade Octobers past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1939.Front Page News Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:17:02 EST Science behind splendor of fall leaves changing http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50441259/Science-behind-splendor-of-fall-leaves-changing At this time of the year many people travel to north Georgia to enjoy the fall colors. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:08:03 EST 1914: New mill to be built, community opens to delegates http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50406975/1914:-New-mill-to-be-built-community-opens-to-delegates Octobers past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1914.Front Page News Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:50:04 EST What everybody ought to know http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50404805/What-everybody-ought-to-know There are many things that we all know. We call such things “common knowledge” because they are so widely known and understood. Sat, 4 Oct 2014 08:55:04 EST Getting garden ready for winter http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50400616/Getting-garden-ready-for-winter 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. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 15:16:02 EST Are NFL players really more likely to be criminals? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50411926/Are-NFL-players-really-more-likely-to-be-criminals 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. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:00:01 EST Doc Holliday among the most famous of Georgians http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50411935/Doc-Holliday-among-the-most-famous-of-Georgians 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... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:59:04 EST Holding dad’s hand http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50373629/Holding-dads-hand 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. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:15:04 EST 1989: Sheriffs’ Youth Home set, heart clinic gets new device http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50366029/1989:-Sheriffs-Youth-Home-set-heart-clinic-gets-new-device Septembers past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1989.Front Page News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:13:03 EST Blessed assurance, ‘by this we know’ http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50358408/Blessed-assurance-by-this-we-know 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. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:07:04 EST