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September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

The changing face of commercials

I f you haven’t seen the Geico Insurance commercial with the camel, I actually have to congratulate you. You’ve managed to stay away from most modern media pretty well the past few months. Good for you. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

The art of the poormouth in football

Sept. 25, 1963  I t must be sort of comforting to some football fans to read the news stories coming from the publicity departments of two schools scheduled to meet on Saturday.  More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Living with a piece of history

A lot of you have asked me what made me decide to add an upstairs screened porch to my house. Some of you expressed the opinion that it seemed like I had more than enough house for one person as it was. More...

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From the Capitol

Hubbard hires a lawyer

Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard of Auburn has lawyered up and continues to evade questions from the media about the speculation on Capitol Hill that he is the subject of a criminal investigation in Lee County.  More...

Smart Banking

The 30th anniversary of a crucial battle

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the end of the arduous battle against what some commentators called the “Great Inflation.” The Great Inflation began its sharp upward spiral during the late 1960s and was associated with Lyndon John More...