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Illusions, or how I wound up with cards all over my kitchen floor

I have a confession to make:  I  like card tricks, and I’ve always wanted to do them. The unexplained and seemingly inexplicable have always held ... Read more

OUR VIEW: Law enforcement should not have to leave due to lack of pay

Last week, Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart addressed the county commission with his concerns related to deputies leaving for other departments due to compensation. Lockhart ... Read more

What’s wrong with working?

I just got back from a short trip to South Carolina.  During the entire trip, I was struck by how many desperate “help wanted” signs ... Read more

Our View: West Point hauls in another victory

For West Point, 2021 is keeping pace and trending to be a more productive year on the economic development front than 2020, when a lot ... Read more

Baseball and politics should not mix

I have a more-than-passing interest in politics. I can’t remember when I didn’t know who held just about all of the important elected and appointed ... Read more

Ferguson responds to Delta CEO Ed Bastain’s memo on Georgia’s election law

As CEO of Delta Air Lines, one of Georgia’s largest employers, you took to the airwaves to denounce the state’s election reform law and in ... Read more

OUR VIEW: Once again, our community shines

On Friday, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office received devastating news —  one of their brothers passed away suddenly. Capt. Jason Fuller had died at the ... Read more

Litter is a problem all of us have to face

More than 1,200 volunteers statewide spent part of their Saturday mornings picking up trash along the Chattahoochee River, including right here in Troup County. It ... Read more

Why I decided to get the vaccine

When Gov. Brian Kemp made the announcement last week that all adults 16 and over were eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, I immediately started ... Read more

Slow down and see the America that used to be is the America that still is

I came across an old photograph of my parents and older brother. They had taken what used to be called a motor trip, and the ... Read more

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