May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Prayer anyone?

There are times in your life that you will always remember. Some are horrible; some are wonderful. Usually, one follows the other, not in that order at times.   For the past year or so, I have just a slight taste of how Job might have felt. More...

Under the Gold Dome

It took 106 days to complete the 40 day session of the Georgia General Assembly. It made history as the longest on record, and now the 2010 session is history. Thursday was the long day that started early and lasted till midnight. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

Mrs. Margaret Grant, Ms. Gwen Lane, and I motored to Iron City Monday night to attend a revival that our pastor, Rev. Fred Moore, was preaching. Rev. Cheatem is the pastor of the church.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:   During the current state budget debate, a proposal surfaced by the President of the University of Georgia to eliminate about half the County Agents in the state, to close critical research facilities, to end the 4-H program in G More...

Church ladies are back-

-Love those Church Ladies.. They're Back! Those wonderful church bulletins! Thank God for church ladies with computers. More...

As You See It

•Thanks to those that make the Hospital Senior breakfast possible. The food is great. The programs are very informative.   •Be sure you ask “how much” before getting your truck washed. I was shocked at a $50 wash job. More...

Just Jakin

Just Jakin is back, and I would like to start off by sending out a big thanks from our library and board members to The Surplus Outlet Store in Donalsonville and Dr. and Mrs. Calvin Arnold for the donation of the table we now have in our museum. More...

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All choked up

The new health care reform bill requires uninsured Americans to buy their own coverage or pay a fine. Not everyone is thrilled. Especially one group.   Many young people don’t have health insurance and don’t want it. More...

Nails in the fence

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.   More...

TALK TO THE MAYOR

Right is right, and wrong is wrong! Most of the time, it’s as simple as that. I believe that, in the end, right will win out over wrong. More...

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Why I Will Not Take Medicare Money

My reason for not accepting government money is a letter dated Feb. 4, 1974, the year I graduated from medical school. My father, who owned a small contracting business, thumbtacked it over his desk, to remind him not to bid on government jobs. More...