November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Let’s all kiss and make up

The election is over, let hard feelings pass. I’ll hug your elephant, and you kiss my a**. (Why did I self censor with asterisks, when each and every one of you know what ** means? Manners, I suppose.) More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

The guy who really won on Nov. 6

I’ve just returned from my annual sojourn in Maggie Valley, N.C., where the autumn peaks of the Great Smokies present a Kodacolor image of glorious permanence and stability. More...

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Greasepit Grammar

Best to view dangling crane best viewed vicariously

Ernie Williams from the Tampa Bay area showed up at Wade’s Dixieco with a clipping from a newspaper sent to him by his friend Donna from up North. More...

Editor’s Notes

Election’s over; let’s all get along and work together

Nov. 7, 2012 dawned as every day has since time began. The United States didn’t come to an abrupt end with the reelection of President Barack Obama. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Election is over and nothing changed

The 2012 Presidential Election year is now history and nothing has changed. There is absolute status quo in Washington. You have the same president, the same Democratic majority in the Senate and the same Republican majority in the U.S. More...

Talent is one thing, skill is another

 It was American bridge expert Phillip Alder who made the following sage observation: “We are born with talents, but we acquire skills.” More...

Education Matters

Giving up a Tuesday evening to help kids

Kathy Spidle could’ve been at home this Tuesday night, instead of at Grove Hill Elementary School. After all, she’s principal of the school and spends many hours in the building going about her “day” job. More...

Remembering Joe Brown and fun at the pharmacy

Dear Editor; In the last few days Jackson lost an icon, a man whom almost every person in Jackson knew as a kind soul with a quick wit and an easy smile. Joe C. Brown was a wonderful friend and in my opinion, an even better man. More...

Thanks to Chief Bobby Brooks and all the Jackson firefighters

Dear Editor, Sunday, Nov. 12 my scanner went off to alert everyone of a c02 gas leak at Boise. I call around to family members to see if my brothers who work at Boise were working or if they were safe. More...