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June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Editorials

Absolute power corrupts absolutely

The older you get the more you realize that old adages you heard as a child are true. There is a political maxim that says, “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” It could very aptly be applied to the Mike Hubbard saga. More...

Let’s do away with dog days

June 27, 1951 Dog days, a period in July and August, when the dog star, or Sirius, rises and sets with the sun, should be abolished. All my life I’ve heard of dog days but never has anything but evil been said for this dreaded time of the year. More...

Let’s be careful out there

Borrowing from a line from the 1980s cop show, Hill Street Blues, ‘Let’s be careful out there.” In the past 10 days or so, there has been an unfortunate number of fatal accidents in the general region of Thomasville. More...

Innocent size 2T t-shirts hanging on their racks in stores stop me cold sometimes

I can just be walking by, not even thinking about it particularly, when it stops me cold. And otherwise, I do okay I think. More...

Magical summer afternoons

Even those of us who claim that we hate summer heat have to admit one thing, there is nothing more magical in the South than a summer afternoon. More...