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Don’t end up like a Bursin’s donkey

I recently came across Bursin’s Donkey. It’s not a real donkey at all, just a philosophical construct used by smart people to make a point. ... Read more

4 hours ago by W Gregory Ward.

Wealthier than Croesus

Let me introduce you to one of the wealthiest people who has ever lived.  You. All of my life I’ve heard the expression, “Richer than ... Read more

1 week ago by W Gregory Ward.

OUR VIEW: Make sure you know what’s tax free this weekend and what isn’t

A few times a year it feels like we write the phrase “busiest shopping weekend of the year.” Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

TURES COLUMN: Reducing hot air in Washington state and DC

A catastrophic event killed 600 people out West at the end of June. It wasn’t a terror attack, mass shooting, or a typhoon. It was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John A. Tures.

BERNARD COLUMN: Georgia and Voter Suppression

As forward-looking Americans, we all should be devoted toward making our Republic a more inclusive, democratic nation. And that means making voting as fair as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Glad to hear of fountain repairs

In Thursday’s newspaper, we reported that the fountain at LaFayette Lanier Memorial Park will be up and running — possibly better than ever — after ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OUR VIEW: Bliss the latest example of great athletes and athletics in our area

We like to say that we’ve got some of the best high school sports in Alabama in our area of the country, and on Monday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ward Column: Importance of thinking for yourself

It seems that no matter where you turn, someone is giving you their opinion. And that includes what we used to call the news.  Read more

2 weeks ago by W Gregory Ward.

Gendusa Column: Into the Wild Blue Yonder

There are times in our lives when we need to reorganize our priorities to rediscover the fundamentals of happiness. Often, we don’t understand what causes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: LaFayette should lower the sales tax to fix money woes

Dear Editor: We need to LOWER  the sales tax to 7% to fix the city’s money woes, not RAISE it to 10%. DO WHAT?  OK, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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