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Social Media Makes Mockery of Election

Social Media Makes  Mockery of Election

As I write this it is 6:30 a.m. on Election Day. The election is too close to call, so I have no idea who will be our next president when…

It is your civic duty to be an informed voter

It is your civic duty to be an informed voter

Mark this date- it’s November 8. No matter what you’re doing. No matter how you feel, you must pull yourself out of that Laz-e-Boy and get to your precinct and…

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

I don’t care what they might trumpet in Washington D.C. or California, our economy here hasn’t gotten much better in the last few years. Here we work hard  every day…

People Can Be So Rude

This is a plea for a better understanding of people with medical conditions or disabilities. Unless you have a condition or disability you don’t know what it is like to…

Matthew brings back bad memories

Matthew brings back  bad memories

Last I received a frantic telephone call from a friend now living in coastal South Carolina. Hurricane Matthew was headed their way, and she was seeking advice as to what…

Newspapers are not going away

Newspapers are not going away

I hope you will join me in giving a nod to this portion of the calendar which was long ago proclaimed as “National Newspaper Week.” If you listen to some…

Debate offers nothing new

Man, I couldn’t wait to sit myself in front of the television and watch the first presidential debate of 2016. As an undecided, I was hoping to see a clear…

Creepy clowns cause havoc

Creepy clowns cause havoc

This world is getting crazier by the minute. If our law enforcement didn’t have their hands full already, now they have to deal with creepy clowns being sighted in remote…

Reflections on 9-11, fear or love?

My son was born two weeks before September 11, 2001. Those joyous first weeks of taking part in the miracle of birth were sadly interrupted when terrorists attacked our sacred…

Hooray! college football is here

Hooray! college football is here

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve been waiting in eager anticipation for several weeks now. So it was with all the excitement of an 8-year-old receiving his first Lego set, that I…

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