If you're like most Americans, you're likely spending this weekend celebrating the first full holiday weekend of the summer. Perhaps now that school is out, you're taking a family vacation. Or maybe you're staying at home, happy to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We hope you enjoy the holiday.
I got an email today suggesting that in the November election we should write in "Jesus" for president. This note came from Bill Keller, proclaimed to be the world's leading internet evangelist.
I write to applaud you for having made it through another year in Georgia's public schools. Good for you. Frankly, I wonder sometimes why you do what you do and then I remember that you are changing young lives for the better. Not many of us can make that claim.
Editor, There has been a lot of discussion among the candidates that are running for Long County sheriff regarding my residency. I would like to take this opportunity to set the record straight.
Going into the 2010 census, it was generally understood that Southwest Georgia, with its population stagnant, would take a political blow once the numbers from the census were used to determine the distribution of seats in the General Assembly and Congress.
Imagine the federal government of the United States came to your door with a national security problem - and asked you to handle it.
It's hard to understand how members of a lawmaking and policy-making body with an approval rating that's lower than 20 percent can keep their jobs.
As tassels are pulled from one side of the graduation cap to the other, another generation leaves high school and enters into adulthood.
More than 100 Long County teenagers this weekend and more than 600 of Liberty County's next weekend will take what likely is one of their first rites of passage into adulthood, walking across stages to receive their high-school diplomas.
Ed: Hey, Susie. What brings you to the shopping mall today?
Skeeter Skates, owner of Skeeter's Tree Stump Removal and Plow Repair in Metropolitan Pooler, called me this week. That was an historic occasion. Maybe not man-landing on-the-moon historic, but pretty close to it.
In February 2011, Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew Carpenter was shot and killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Were it not for jawboning by the state and local chambers of commerce, plus quite a few hometown newspapers such as ours, the ballot question on July 31 regarding a special added penny of sales tax that will run for 10 years solely for transportation projects wouldn't have a prayer of carrying in most of the state. It still may not.
Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom. Unfortunately, most of us were too young to really appreciate their value. Mother's Day is a great time to review.
Editor: Either your reporting of the "BoE, superintendent to part ways June 30" had an error or this is another one of those "you gotta ...
The General Assembly session is more than two-thirds done and on track to adjournment.
The Georgia General Assembly ended the week on what is known as "Crossover Day." This is the 28th legislative day in which bills that passed ...
What if a million years ago a caveman finished off a soda and he tossed the glass bottle on the ground on the ground?
A recent opinion piece in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked, "Are vouchers a failure?" Any answer requires examining the best evidence on the topic and placing ...
My feelings are hurt. I'm not on President Donald Trump's list of "enemies of the American people." Here is his exact tweet:
As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Donald Trump for a ...