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OUR VIEW: Emergency badges a proactive approach to emergency situations

In today’s newspaper, we wrote a story about a couple of purchases from the Troup County School System. Read more

13 hours ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

EVANS COLUMN: Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there

It’s Father’s Day weekend, a time to celebrate dads for all they do in our lives, and I hope you’ll be able to spend the ... Read more

14 hours ago by Daniel Evans.

BRADY COLUMN: Learning how to love our enemies

My subject for this article is so much easier to write about than to put into practice. Culture says we are to love our family ... Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

OUR VIEW: We encourage you to read beyond the headlines

There’s an old saying that we all learned as a child: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

OUR VIEW: First raises since 2005 deserved for West Point mayor, council positions

Most of us at one point or another woke up one day with the idea in our minds that we are going to march in ... Read more

3 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

SMITH COLUMN: Spending a fortnight in Europe

The French Open, the Grand Slam tennis tournament, which is played in Paris in late May and early June, ended on Sunday.This event is the ... Read more

3 days ago by Loran Smith.

OUR VIEW: Getting creative to find qualified employees

All across the country, businesses are struggling to find qualified workers. It’s been well documented all around the United States, as well as in Georgia ... Read more

3 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

GENDUSA COLUMN: A letter to my father

Dear Dad, I am not sure if you can view this from Heaven, but since you flew there in 1999, I often feel you are ... Read more

4 days ago by John A. Tures.

TURES COLUMN: States with strong lockdowns had better economies and fewer deaths

Just as there’s a lot of sketchy Anti-Vaxxer Propaganda, there are also a lot of flawed attacks upon lockdowns. But just as lockdowns did shut ... Read more

4 days ago by John A. Tures.

OUR VIEW: Slow down for people walking, jogging

During the spring and summer, people want to be outdoors. It’s great for fresh air, to get out of the house, and most importantly allows ... Read more

4 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

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