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The state of our courts under COVID-19

As COVID-19 has ravished the country, hundreds of sectors of life have changed significantly, and in some cases permanently. Our court system has been hit ... Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

OUR VIEW: Sweetland makes the right call

This past weekend Sweetland Amphitheatre made the inevitable a reality, canceling the venue’s entire 2020 concert year. Read more

2 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

The power of faith

A little more than a year ago, you and I shared the story of my dad, C. T. Bowen, on his eighty-ninth birthday. Now, a ... Read more

2 days ago by Steven Ray Bowen.

World needs more like Roy Rogers

In these days of discontent and destruction, hate and harangue, we could really use Roy Rogers. And Trigger, his Golden Palomino. Read more

6 days ago by Dick Yarbrough.

OUR VIEW: Consider giving a pet a home

Even as parts of the economy have reopened and many have returned to work, the COVID-19 pandemic shows little signs of abating anytime soon. Whether ... Read more

6 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Single payer needed now more than ever

Single payer was a major issue in the Democratic primary race. Democrats staked out positions, with the moderates against single payer. Bernie was the same ... Read more

6 days ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

Holocaust analogies and mask mandates

Earlier this year, my college students and I joined our chaplain and a graduate student in traveling to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC. The ... Read more

1 week ago by John A. Tures.

All that glitters is not gold

According to homely.com.au, the cheapest house in the world is $1. It’s “cheaper than a cup of coffee or a donut or a Slurpee or ... Read more

1 week ago by Charles "Buddy" Whatley.

OUR VIEW: Hats off to AGCAO for supplying students

Over the weekend, the Adaptive Growth and Cultural Advancement Organization gave away 800 backpacks to families in Troup County at HOPE Academy. The backpack giveaway ... Read more

1 week ago by Hunter Riggall.

How Lewis, Vivian impacted my life

Dear Editor, This past week, I’ve been reflecting on how the Civil Rights Movement planted the seeds which birthed a future generation of freedom fighters. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by FROM STAFF REPORTS.

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