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October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

State not ready for Artur

Retired NBA star Sir Charles Barkley, known as the "round mound of rebound" in his playing days at Auburn, says his home state "is not ready to elect" Rep. Artur Davis, who is vying to become the first African-American governor of Alabama. More...

Get out and about locally

We're entering a busy time of year around these parts. The annual Ghost Walk and fall festival is coming in a couple of weeks, and we hear there are more things planned for the shop at home program. More...

Losing our uniqueness

I'd never heard or seen the word singing used as a noun before moving to rural Georgia. I remember reading it in the announcements to go in the paper that week, and thought someone made a grammatical booboo. More...

Uppity telephone company

Oct. 20, 1954 The telephone company has come out with an important new regulation vitally affecting the welfare of the people of our town. No longer can the operator give out any information concerning the time of day. More...


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