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Saturday 10/19/2019
Briscoe: 2 of Monroe's finest, remembered through their obituaries
Posted: October 19, 2019 - 12:00 am

Recently I mentioned how each life has a story and often times these stories are used when writing an obituary for the individual.

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Friday 10/18/2019
I'm starting a Youth movement out here
Posted: October 18, 2019 - 3:09 pm

Alas, I live in Youth. I just love saying that. When we moved to Walton County several years ago, I would have told you I lived in Loganville; after all, I had a Loganville address.

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Tuesday 10/15/2019
Clemons: Mobile home park empties. Now what?
Updated: October 15, 2019 - 6:06 pm

The “warning” came from someone close to City Hall, not to let FISH Executive Director Cindy Little control the narrative about Monroe cutting off utilities to Conestoga Mobile Home Park, essentially evicting the residents of a neighborhood that has fallen into disrepair.

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Kenneson: 3 forums, 3 thoughts
Posted: October 15, 2019 - 6:09 pm

The candidates have spoken. The three Chamber of Commerce candidate forums for Social Circle, Loganville and Monroe took place in the last few weeks. I was at all of them. Here are three thoughts.

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Carroll: A veteran of the gas wars learns why prices spike — and why they're slower to fall
Posted: October 15, 2019 - 6:12 pm

I have a history with gas. I mean the kind you put into your car’s tank. In my youth, I was a gas pump jockey, before I became a radio disc jockey, or a TV news jockey.

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Saturday 10/12/2019
Schnabel: Time to ‘celebrate’ the phoniest holiday we have
Posted: October 12, 2019 - 12:00 am

Once again, this second Monday in October we celebrate the phoniest national holiday since it was established in 1937 by Congress and President Franklin D. Roosevelt — Colum­bus Day.

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Tuesday 10/08/2019
Clemons: Why do we do this to ourselves?
Updated: October 08, 2019 - 11:10 am

This isn’t the first time I’ve used this headline. It appeared in this space on Feb. 8, 2017.

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Kenneson: Money and power at stake in 2020 Census
Posted: October 08, 2019 - 11:42 am

In the story of the first Christmas I learned in Sunday school, Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem because everyone had to return to their hometown to be counted.

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Carroll: Bad spellers of the world, untie!
Posted: October 08, 2019 - 11:09 am

Here’s my latest roundup of spelling fails. They’re easy to find. You see them on signs at stores (or on the highway), and especially, social media.

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Wednesday 10/02/2019
Kenneson: It’s past time to start paying college athletes
Posted: October 02, 2019 - 12:00 am

Say you are driving in some part of the world, like Somalia or rural Afghanistan, where the rule of law is more or less nonexistent. If a gang of guys holding machine guns stops your car and demands payment, you don’t have much of a choice. You pay the men.

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