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August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

If Poarch Creeks can run a casino, why can’t the rest of us?

Equal Justice Under Law. These words written above the main entrance to the Supreme Court Building in Washington, express the ultimate responsibility of the Supreme Court of the United States. More...

The demise of the motor city

I n the 1950s, it had one of the highest per capita incomes in the nation. But Detroit now has the ignominious distinction of being the largest municipal bankruptcy in history. More...

The royal baby and an unusual conclusion

I was out on vacation last week, and because of the wonders of modern technology, this column didn’t run, so some of it seems a bit late to the party now, although I’m sure we’re still getting royal baby coverage. More...

Missing the days of porch sitting

Aug. 3, 1960

From time to time you read where writers and speakers bemoan the passing of such things as the horse, the smokehouse, town meetings, candypullings, pound suppers and religious camp meetings. More...

Hidden bounty of Haskew’s in-town garden

We are back to the gardens of Thomasville again this week. Bobby Haskew is the gardener I visited with this week. He lives right on West Front Street just a block and a half up from the civic center. You might say in the middle of town. More...


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