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Is the world a better place because you and I are in it?

Is the world a better place because you and I are in it?

Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?

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Updated: mar. 04, 2015 12:00 p.m.
Liberty School Board allowing our schools to be ruined

Liberty School Board allowing our schools to be ruined

Editor, If you have a child, grandchild, nephew or niece enrolled in the Liberty County School System, or if you simply live and pay taxes in Liberty County, you are a stakeholder in the system.

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Updated: mar. 04, 2015 10:12 a.m.
Business play role in clean community

Business play role in clean community

Our business community plays an important role in having a clean, attractive place to live, work and play. We recognize the effort that our local businesses make with our quarterly Win-dex Awards.  Nominations are being accepted through March 31.   

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Updated: mar. 03, 2015 3:30 p.m.
Transportation funding

Transportation funding

There are few things more important to a community than transportation, and the same goes for a business. No matter what size or location, communities need safe, efficient connectivity for residents and businesses.

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Updated: mar. 02, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Midway officials aquit themselves well, especially chief of police

Midway officials aquit themselves well, especially chief of police

Editor, Allow me to use this means to call attention to an incident I recently witnessed in Midway while having breakfast at Angie’s Diner, across from Midway Museum.

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Updated: mar. 02, 2015 4:35 p.m.
Conservationists taking on three issues to protect coast

Conservationists taking on three issues to protect coast

On Feb. 18, a group of citizens headed to the State Capital for “Conservation Day,” hoping to inform legislators about protecting our precious coast and its wildlife. The Dolphin Project was represented by Gerry Sattele and me, from Richmond Hill, and Chris Hines of Savannah.

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Updated: feb. 26, 2015 1:18 p.m.
Don’t know much about  history? This test is for you

Don’t know much about history? This test is for you

As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.

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Updated: feb. 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Some tax returns are just welfare

Some tax returns are just welfare

Well, it’s that time of the year again — tax time. April 15 will be here before we know it and for many, it is a time of dread as they start gearing up to pay annual tax bills.

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Updated: feb. 23, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Hang on to things—times could get tough

Hang on to things—times could get tough

A friend, an only child, was talking about cleaning out her parents’ house after the death of her father.

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Updated: feb. 23, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Global warming is a scam to give government control of our lives

Global warming is a scam to give government control of our lives

Editor, Hey Boston, don’t you know that we are going through global warming? What’s with the record lows and record snowfall? Actually, global warming is a scam perpetrated by the government. I know I sound like a conspiracy theorist, but look at the facts. Throughout the history of the world, we have had warm periods and cold periods, as attested to by the Ice Age long before humans ever appeared.

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Tax meetings should be more convenient

Tax meetings should be more convenient

Editor, The citizens of Liberty County are still greatly concerned about the exceptionally high property taxes for 2014. Officials had given conflicting information about the Feb. 10 meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. This meeting was posted on the community calendar, but did not specify that it was an open meeting.  

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Updated: feb. 19, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Lawmaker glad more troops coming to Stewart

Lawmaker glad more troops coming to Stewart

I recently was proud to announce that the 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will be restationed at Fort Stewart, bringing 492 soldiers and their families to the post. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion’s mission focuses on rapidly deploying worldwide to engineer, install, operate, maintain and defend in support of full-spectrum operations. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion is the U.S. Army’s contribution to the Global Information Grid.

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Updated: feb. 18, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Jekyll authority holds fire on deer

Jekyll authority holds fire on deer

If you are a supercilious liberal you-know-what or a sanctimonious Bible thumper, I have some good news for you. I am giving you both the week off. Enjoy it while you can. I will be back.

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Updated: feb. 18, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Wounded Warrior Project targets vets

Wounded Warrior Project targets vets

Editor, The Wounded Warrior Project has sued a combat veteran — again.

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Updated: feb. 18, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Help yourself before asking for help

Help yourself before asking for help

One of my friends called me — one of my best friends. There was both urgency and distress in her voice.

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Updated: feb. 17, 2015 9:00 p.m.
Arbor Day celebrates trees

Arbor Day celebrates trees

This coming Friday, we will celebrate Georgia Arbor Day. If you love and appreciate trees like I do, then please join us in celebration of trees this week by planting a tree and increasing our community tree canopy.

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Updated: feb. 17, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Oppose proposed transportation funding bill

Oppose proposed transportation funding bill

Editor, There is a new House bill going through the state at a very fast pace, and it’s not even being discussed like any local gossip would. This is a very important issue for the entire state of Georgia. This bill proposes to take fuel tax off of your local SPLOST, ESPLOST and LOST revenue, which means a significant change in the operations of the county.

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Updated: feb. 17, 2015 4:15 p.m.

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