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Opinion Column: Christians should have demanded flag be removed

Opinion Column: Christians should have demanded flag be removed

Before we moved to Georgia last year for my wife’s job, I spent the previous 10 years working in media relations for a free-market ...

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Trump cares about and helps people

Trump cares about and helps people

Editor, For some reason, many people think badly of Donald Trump. Maybe it’s because he is new to the political scene. Actually, that is ...

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Updated: jul. 25, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Six days could shape future of the Valley

Six days could shape future of the Valley

These might have been the most memorable six days of my teenage years. Between Friday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 21, 1998, Iris Long had ...

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Updated: jul. 25, 2016 4:00 p.m.
No question: Answer Man has answers

No question: Answer Man has answers

Hey, boys and girls! What time is it? It’s time for Answer Man! The show where we delve into inquiring minds and show you ...

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Updated: jul. 21, 2016 4:00 p.m.
So now she's "Teflon' Hillary

So now she's "Teflon' Hillary

Editor, On July 4, we celebrated our independence from an oppressive king. On July 5, we saw an oppressive and corrupt government in action. Remember ...

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Updated: jul. 19, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Oh to be able to say 'I don't want to'

Oh to be able to say 'I don't want to'

As the years of Mama’s life grew into the long shadows of age, she managed to squeeze every bit of good out of growing ...

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Updated: jul. 19, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Soulmate memories haunt Claire Paletta

Soulmate memories haunt Claire Paletta

Loneliness lasts. It never completely goes away. It is the one emotion that seems to make its way into the hearts of almost every man ...

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Updated: jul. 18, 2016 4:00 p.m.
A mother's view of last week's tragedies

A mother's view of last week's tragedies

After last week’s terrible tragedies for two young black men and the police officers that have moved this country’s heart, I decided to ...

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Updated: jul. 14, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Time to lower rhetoric, start healing

Time to lower rhetoric, start healing

Have we gone totally, completely insane? It is not bad enough that the specter of Islamic terrorism hangs over us like a toxic cloud. Now ...

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Updated: jul. 14, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Former BoE candidate endorses Krupp

Former BoE candidate endorses Krupp

Editor, Taking a leap of faith this election season and throwing my own name in the hat was such a great experience. Although I may ...

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Updated: jul. 14, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Desperation holler in E. Kentucky

Desperation holler in E. Kentucky

The despair in their eyes haunts me still. The dullness of emotion, the deadness of spirit shall remain forever embedded in my memory.

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Updated: jul. 12, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Annual event lures stars to the Valley

Annual event lures stars to the Valley

In 1937, Albert E. Brumley wrote a catchy gospel tune titled "Turn Your Radio On," which was eventually recorded by dozens of artists and groups ...

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Updated: jul. 11, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Vote no on Opportunity School District

Vote no on Opportunity School District

In November, voters will decide whether the Georgia Constitution should be amended to allow Gov. Nathan Deal to create the Opportunity School District, or OSD ...

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Updated: jul. 09, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Helen Walker oves to scream 'bingo!'

Helen Walker oves to scream 'bingo!'

With the news surrounding Sarah Hyden-Smith, first female pastor in Lennox Valley, and Raymond Cooper’s conversion at the Lutheran church, one might think the ...

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Updated: jul. 07, 2016 4:00 p.m.
We can brag about our state parks

We can brag about our state parks

I am late getting to this subject with summer whizzing along, but not so much so that we can’t still squeeze it in the ...

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