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SWINDLE COLUMN: The meaning of the mockingbird

By Jason Swindle Senior partner at Swindle Law Group, P.C. The first book I read was To Kill A Mockingbird. This book gave me my ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: COVID-19 numbers dropping again

Riding the COVID-19 numbers wave is sort of like riding a roller coaster.  There have been several peaks —we’d say two major ones — and ... Read more

3 days ago by Daniel Evans.

OUR VIEW: Happy retirement chief Smith

At Tuesday night’s West Point City Council meeting, a couple of minutes were set aside to honor retiring fire chief Milton Smith. Smith, who has ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daniel Evans.

HUNT COLUMN: Will the caucus be raucous?

This was interesting. More people ought to attend these.” That was a comment offered by a visitor to the monthly school board work session last ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daniel Evans.

PUGH COLUMN: My experience with COVID-19, vaccine revelation

On Sept. 9, 2021, I woke up thinking after work; I would be celebrating my wife’s birthday with a relaxing evening and memorable dinner. Read more

3 weeks ago by Ed Pugh.

SWINDLE COLUMN: Could video conferencing save court’s time, taxpayer money?

Six years ago, I wrote a column about video conference hearings in Georgia. As it turned out, COVID has forced the courts to adapt to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: After McCoy convictions, city of Lanett needs to build back trust with citizens

We admit it was a little jarring to open up a press release from Attorney General Steve Marshall Wednesday and see Kyle McCoy identified as ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

GENDUSA COLUMN: A horse named ‘Integrity’

My Facebook page was hacked and deleted this month, my computer was hijacked, and three women punched a restaurant hostess in New York over COVID ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Where did the flu go? We might find out, if enough people don’t get influenza shots

“Where did the flu go?” Surely, you’ve been in a conversation during the pandemic where that question has come up. Our yearly fall sickness — ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Exciting to see Valley City Park come together

There are very few things that can bring a community together like a public park, so we were excited to hear that Valley City Park ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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