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Requiem for the woman who shares my name

She wasn’t thrilled when I told her I had been invited to write an occasional column for a local publication. After more than three decades ... Read more

1 day ago by Dick Yarbrough.

Democrats and Republicans must unite against insurrection

In the wake of the failed coup attempt, there is a plan under way to divide Democrats and Republicans, just as there were efforts to ... Read more

1 day ago by John A. Tures.

OUR VIEW: Be patient with health department workers

Right now, the COVID-19 vaccine is the perfect example of what happens when there’s low supply, yet high demand for a product. District 4 Public ... Read more

1 day ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

OUR VIEW: Virtual week was a good call

We know it was a difficult adjustment for parents, but it appears the Troup County School System’s decision to go virtual for the first week ... Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Last gasp of democracy?

By Jack Bernard Bernard is a retired corporate executive Paul Ryan, the Republican former Speaker of the House, said that “Self-governance cannot sustain itself if ... Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

The hallowed halls of democracy

There will be many stories, opinions, and theories floated around our country regarding the events of January 6th, 2021. Blame will be passed around like ... Read more

2 days ago by Lynn Gendusa.

Insurrection supporters fail to convince us it was actually antifa

Initially, as the insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol, some supporters all across America cheered them on.  One local likened them to “storming the beaches at ... Read more

3 days ago by John A. Tures.

OUR VIEW: COVID-19 is out of control

Troup County is currently in the middle of its worst COVID-19 outbreak since the summer and has been for several weeks. But Friday’s COVID-19 numbers ... Read more

4 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Should you represent yourself in court?

Abraham Lincoln said, “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” Can a person represent himself in court? Yes. The law provides that ... Read more

4 days ago by Jason Swindle.

OUR VIEW: Do your research on COVID-19 vaccine

Last week, we posted a survey on our Facebook page, allowing locals a chance to weigh in on taking the COVID-19 vaccine. We have to ... Read more

4 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

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