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Opinion

First responders, public utilities, neighbors have been incredible

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Hurricane Michael is one of the most disastrous weather events to affect southwest Georgia. What hasn’t been ... Read more

2 years ago by Gabe Jordan.

Neil Joiner: The story of the coon hound judge

Larry Walker of Perry recently introduced me to a longtime friend of his, Mr. Foster Rhodes.  Foster’s name is already familiar well beyond his home ... Read more

2 years ago by Gabe Jordan.

Bishop: FVSU has my ‘unwavering support’

Dear Editor: In a recent letter to the editor, my commitment to Fort Valley State University (FVSU) was questioned. Representing FVSU, and getting to know, ... Read more

2 years ago by Gabe Jordan.

Reader says Rep. Bishop is failing Ft. Valley State Univ.

Dear Editor, My congressman, Sanford Bishop, is undermining Fort Valley State University. He is so immersed in Washington, DC that he does not even realize ... Read more

2 years ago by Gabe Jordan.

Suwanee House resident: Black mold has left me ‘basically homeless’

Dear Editor: I am Glory Mapp, 81 years old, and I currently reside at the Suwanee House in downtown Cordele, Ga (101 S 7th St, ... Read more

2 years ago by Gabe Jordan.

Joiner’s corner: Just keep pedaling

A longtime friend of mine, Mike Chason, taught his grandson how to ride a bicycle in June of this year. In July they took the ... Read more

2 years ago by Gabe Jordan.

Isakson Applauds Reversal of Newsprint Tariffs

Marie Hodge Gordon Press Secretary WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today applauded the reversal of harmful tariffs on imported newsprint and other commercial ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Lewis.

The feel of fall is in the air!

By Eddie Seagle “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” Helen Hunt Jackson. ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Lewis.

Joiner’s Corner: A Flat Tire Memory

Jane and I were on Highway 27 in late December of 2017, headed from Americus to our home near Vienna.   We drove past an ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Lewis.

Tin Shingles

Neil Joiner David and Dale Clemons live just outside of Unadilla on Third District Road.  The roof on their historic family home is covered with ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Lewis.

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