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Don’t rob ETF for prison reform

As the legislative session was winding down, it was obvious no solution was going to be found for the beleaguered General Fund budget. The governor’s ... Read more

Happy Southern summer, y’all

Monday morning I was awake earlier than usual and the first thing I noticed when I opened the door was how cool it felt, like ... Read more

Hooray for smalltown red, white and blue

There are lots of times when I’m happy to live in a small town, but never more so than on a patriotic holiday. First, there ... Read more

Grand old flag swells heart with pride

How many times has your heart filled with pride and thankfulness when our beautiful American flag is displayed during a parade? Or just waving in ... Read more

‘No man served more selflessly’

By Dr. Gary Smith As we celebrate our independence and astounding development from a fledging nation to the world’s superpower, we should applaud the extraordinary ... Read more