As the presidential candidates go at it over the next several months, we'll be hearing a lot about what the federal government ought to be doing. Unfortunately, we'll likely hear next to nothing about how it should go about it. The need to reform how the federal government operates ought to be high on the campaign agenda every four years. Instead, it rarely gets mentioned.
I'm not much of a country music fan, but I have to say Martina McBride did a wonderful job at her July 4 concert on Fort Stewart.
Since the June 28 U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's opponents have pulled out all stops in an effort to gain political traction around the notion that the health care law is bad for America.
Everyone seems comfortable with the relationship between lawmakers and lizard-loafered lobbyists except We the Unwashed. But then, what do we know?
In just under four weeks, Georgia voters will weigh in on a referendum that will have profound impacts on their wallets, their roads, local jobs and regional transportation.
Last week, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy adopted an emergency rule classifying newly discovered compounds of synthetic marijuana, commonly known as spice, as Schedule I substances under the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.
Long days at the beach, leisurely walks in the early morning hours, nights of fireworks surrounded by men and women who serve or have served our nation - what's not to love about the first week of July in Coastal Georgia?
I thought I had seen about all the "super knife" commercials that there could possibly be with all the marvelous things a blade could do illustrated in high definition.
While popular opinion has already coalesced against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, the final answer may come soon.
I recently read several news reports about a study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington and the Imperial College in London that says while women are still expected to live longer than men, the gap is closing. The study concludes that the life expectancy for a woman in Georgia increased by fewer than three years, while a man's expectancy increased more than 5 1/2 years.
April Fools' Day has come and gone, but on the first of the month, I kept marveling at how - starting even before he ran, continuing ...
Editor: The Long County High School Career Technical and Agriculture Education Department would like to thank the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District for their ...
I wish I had been there. In Jerusalem. With Jesus.
The 2017 session of the Georgia General Assembly adjourned during the early morning hours of March 31 and many bills have been sent to Governor ...
There's never been an off-year election like the one happening in the 6th Congressional District, where voters will pick a replacement for departed congressman ...
We are in the middle of our part of the national Great American Cleanup. Hundreds of area residents have joined up to cleanup more than ...
Editor: The theme for National County Government Month for 2017 is "Brilliant Ideas at Work." This theme could easily have been written to acknowledge the ...
Editor: My oh my, this BoE fiasco seems to be like the Energizer Bunny - it just keeps going and going and going.
Let's dispense with the sanctimony and admit it: Most of us really enjoy piling on. I know I do. There are few things more ...
During his campaign, President Trump repeatedly made a commitment to our veterans to improve the way our nation takes care of them.
There's stumbling out of the gate, and then there's what Republicans just did on health care.