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Rest In Peace, Facebook Friend

Someone I never actually met died and it broke my heart to hear of her passing. No, I didn’t know her “in person.” Our friendship ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nancy Blackmon.

Roby Weekly Column: Complete Your 2020 Census Today

  As Americans have dealt with the hardships and consequences surrounding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visualizing a “back-to-normal” routine remains challenging for many. Although ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

The privilege of saying goodbye

As heart- wrenching as it may be to say your last goodbyes to someone you love, it is a gift not everyone has the privilege ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

More than a store is going away

Do companies understand when they decide to close a store that has a long history in a town, it isn’t just a business that’s lost? ... Read more

1 month ago by Nancy Blackmon.

What you want is not what you need

BY ALICE MAHOMES We want this virus to go away? The question is, what do we need to do to survive?  Unlearn some bad habits, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

We need to examine our hearts

It was about this time of the year when it happened. Maybe it was a bit later in the summer because it was a hot ... Read more

1 month ago by Nancy Blackmon.

Maintaining your health, ensuring your safety

As healthcare providers, patient wellbeing is our chief concern every day of the year.  Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, part of how we ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

No mother this Mother’s Day

This is my first Mother’s Day without my Mother. It feels strange to type those words. Even stranger to realize the truth of them. When ... Read more

2 months ago by Kendra Majors.

Battle of Iwo Jima, 75 years after

On Feb. 19, 1945, the United States Pacific Command, undertook the invasion of Iwo Jima, a small volcanic island, some 760 miles from Japan. Iwo ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Sharing flower cuttings is a joy

Since an elderly gentleman dropped off some plants with delicate white blooms at the Foley newspaper office, I have been fascinated by them. They are ... Read more

5 months ago by Nina Keenam.

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