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Archive By Author - Jeff Whitten


A welcome, Vidalia onions and beer

First, a welcome to this world to Ellis Parker Floyd, newborn son of Alex and Kristen Floyd.

March 15, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


How are you gonna keep the farm

First, some disclosure. When Pembroke City Administrator Alex Floyd and I first talked about a column, I thought Floyd had volunteered to write my Pembroke Mafia Football League Editor's notes, as this thing has morphed itself into during the offseason.

March 09, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


NRA, Delta is ready when you are

If I were running Delta Airline, I'd end discounted tickets for everybody and blame it on Georgia's Republicans. I'd say I did it because, thanks to them, my gas bill went up.

March 05, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Maybe we really can't fix stupid

Maybe Forrest Gump's momma was right. Maybe we really can't fix stupid.

February 19, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Unplanned obsolescence, more

If you haven't met me, know this:

February 10, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Raiders get new; historic mission

The 3rd Infantry Division's return to the Korean peninsula took a ceremonial step forward Tuesday afternoon at Marne Gardens on Fort Stewart.

February 01, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | Military


Internet nearly robbed you of your sports

So there we were on a deadline day, Ted O'Neil, Pat Watkins and your's truly.

January 25, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


It takes a village to have a village

As always, I'm a day late and a dollar short when it comes to writing columns for the editorial page.

January 18, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


The importance of being Ernie, and other fables

Uh-oh, it's already 2018 outside. That means it's time for the first Pembroke Mafia Football League column of the new year.

January 11, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


As the year swiftly goes bye-bye

Observations at the end of a year, apropos of nothing much.

December 29, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Merry Christmas from the Pembroke Mafia

Being a reporter, I feel obligated to report the facts. So in case you didn't know it, Monday is Christmas.

December 21, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Wreaths laid at Warriors Walk

Army Pvt. Eduardo Cardenas didn't mind working Saturday at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart. He said it was important to be there.

December 21, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Mafia forecasters taking unscheduled day off

Well, butter Kirby Smart's butt and call him a biscuit. I hope he got the tag number of that orange and blue semi with the War Eagle tag.

November 17, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Sandwiches, steel cages, veterans and football

There's an old saying in newspapers: "Never take a bite out of somebody else's pork chop sandwich. You don't know where they got the pickles."

November 09, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Will Richmond Hill annex Pembroke Mafia

There are a couple of cats that are getting awfully close to being let out of the bag, so I might as well go ahead and get this over with.

November 02, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


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Sister Howard's vision

When Sister Margaret Howard walked next door in early April to visit Pembroke Police Department Lt. Kelly Price at the department's Miller Village substation ...

April 15, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Pembroke OKs bligh ordinance

Pembroke now has a blight ordinance.

April 12, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Evil, crummy, rotten liberal media

I would rather be writing about impact fees and Bryan County Commissioner Noah Covington's luxuriantly commemorative Make North Bryan Great Again beard, since both ...

April 05, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


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