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Communication important for school restart

Usually, this time of the year is filled with back-to-school plans and last-minute vacations as families get prepared for the end of summer vacation. This ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

As a man thinketh in his heart

I had an interesting conversation with my dentist the other day. I was in for a root canal, and he had injected me with enough ... Read more

3 days ago by W Gregory Ward.

Maybe what we need is a new Billy Graham

As a college freshman I began waiting on Newseek magazine to come out so I could turn to the back and read George F. Will’s ... Read more

1 week ago by W Gregory Ward.

An exercise in free assembly

OUR VIEW: In late May, the nation was collectively shell-shocked when a video surfaced of George Floyd dying while in police custody as  Officer Dave ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Do not take special moments for granted

I never really had a father, so Father’s Day always sneaks up on me.  To celebrate it this year my three girls, one of my ... Read more

2 weeks ago by W Gregory Ward.

Juneteenth should be celebrated everywhere

On this day 154 years ago, word reached Galveston, Texas, of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, officially freeing the last slaves held in the United ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Take your foot off my neck; A call for self-evaluation

Dear Editor Ever wonder why African Americans celebrate Juneteenth? Why is Juneteenth important to the 40 million African Americans and other people of goodwill in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Congratulations to the recent LPD promotions

OUR VIEW: On Monday, four members of the Lanett Police Department were promoted during the city council meeting. Brittani Reaves and Brad King were promoted ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Teaching our international friends new things

OUR VIEW: During the 2019-20 school year, the Springwood International program had 31 students from several countries around the world. Of those students, 22 lived ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Take a deep breath and notice our world

If you watch the news—with all that’s going on, we seem drawn to it like a moth to a flame—you would think the world is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by W Gregory Ward.

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