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September 4, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

Why most teachers teach

My wife Nancy has taught school, mostly first grade, for 40 years. She jokingly says that unlike her students she "has just never been promoted. More...

We need better access to paper bags in Thomasville


Dear Editor, As a resident of the City of Thomasville for the past 20 years and as a taxpayer where 90-95 percent of our household consumption comes from right here in Thomasville, I feel I have the right to voice my concern over an issue that has More...

Seeing different sides


There are times when we can all be stunned by the cruelty and selfishness of people. But there are also times when we can be equally stunned by the generosity of people. More...

Surviving the evacuation

From the Editor's Desk

When the hurricane comes, we must all make sacrifices. For my mom in Mobile and eldest sister in New Orleans, that meant evacuating just in case things got bad, as in Katrina bad. More...

Brainstorming career ideas

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Sept. 3, 1958 It's right pitiful, talking to some of the young men and women who will be entering college as freshmen in the next few days. A large majority of 'em still haven't decided what they want to do in life. More...