April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Going to the dogs

Saturday morning and trying to craft a column. Not much luck. For a while I thought I might write about the latest Pat Robertson pronouncement, because the Rev. Robertson is always good for a giggle. More...

Greasepit Grammar

She rode the bus over the road

Homophones continue to plague the texting generation, as sound takes precedence over spelling in deciding how to put words onto the screens of smartphones. More...

From Our Files: A near tragedy from 1913

“Massey Burge, the son of John W. Burge of this place, had a narrow escape from death Thursday afternoon. More...

Editor’s Notes

Civil War ironclads in the flesh

I was in Columbus, Ga. last Thursday to attend a newspaper workshop. I realized as I looked around the room at all of the young faces that I have suddenly become one of the old dogs in this business. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Joe Mitchell’s crazy email

As the 2013 regular legislative session winds down, let us review some highlights. More...

Dollars & Cents

What is chained CPI?

As expected, Republicans criticized much of President Obama’s 2014 budget. But one budget element created a firestorm from diverse groups of senior citizens and intense fire from many liberal Democrats. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Did Big Bang really need God?

Stephen Hawking has a mighty mind imprisoned in a helpless body. Almost everything he does has to be done with the aid of human technology. More...