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LETTER: The amazing Jenny Marterella

I want to tell you about a very special and “set apart” lady that I’ve known just a few short years. The time I’ve known her ... Read more

20 hours ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

HUNT COLUMN: Never forget

If you’ve spent as many hours in schools over the course of your life as I have, momentous events in our world are sure to ... Read more

21 hours ago by Daniel Evans.

OUR VIEW: School threats need to stop

On Thursday, we learned of three new threats that had been made at Troup County School System campuses regarding bomb and shooting threats. Read more

22 hours ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

SMITH COLUMN: Awaiting October

Last weekend was such a pleasant weekend. First, the weather was so delightful — early fall weather, which, unfortunately, could be an anomaly.  A burdensome ... Read more

2 days ago by Loran Smith.

TURES COLUMN: No reason to hate the NFL playing ‘The Black National Anthem’

There’s a real excitement about the NFL, as fans showed up and tuned in to games, with any talk of a boycott a distant memory. ... Read more

2 days ago by John A. Tures.

OUR VIEW: Something we can all agree on during the pandemic: We wish it was over

The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a stage where it’s nearly at the peak point it was at in January, when there were thousands of deaths ... Read more

4 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Looking for some good news in these trying times

It is hard to find much good news these days as we relive the horrific events of 9-11 that took the lives of 2,977 innocent ... Read more

4 days ago by Dick Yarbrough.

BOWEN: Part 12: (Lost in Yellowstone)

Late morning, Wednesday, July 14 — Day 4 (30 hours until the Grizzly) No one could say with certainty what it was that Todd saw. ... Read more

5 days ago by Steven Ray Bowen.

OUR VIEW: A comeback for the ages for Troup

We often write in this space that athletics are a great microcosm of life. They provide great moments, and teach how to handle them. How ... Read more

5 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

TURES COLUMN: Doing our part to protect police officers from COVID-19

When I was a college student, my friends and I went to see “Lethal Weapon 3,” which covered the scourge of “cop killer” bullets, capable ... Read more

1 week ago by John A. Tures.

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