I’ve not been at Truist Park this summer watching the Braves, but in Section 28, you’ll find me anyway.
In my job as an education reporter, I frequently hear from parents and teachers complaining about overcrowded classrooms. These days, that usually means 25 or more students at a time.
The impact of COVID-19 on communities is very different, and it mainly depends on how elected officials at the state and local level are interpreting the data and reacting to it.
I posed a question on social media: “What do you miss most about your life BC (Before COVID)?” I have read about a thousand replies, and I have learned so much. Your answers made me laugh, and they made me cry.
With cooler weather approaching as the summer ends, many of our citizens will be going outdoors to enjoy the natural beauty of Senate District 25.
The best case scenario would have been for the first week of school to reveal absolutely no cases of COVID-19 across the Walton County School District.
In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus checks sent to individuals and households, payroll protections to small businesses, expanded unemployment payments, fee waivers for borrowing…
You can blame it on AutoCorrect, Spell Check, or just plain old lack of spelling skills, but social media continues to be a bottomless pit of unintentional laughs.
Last Wednesday, I had the honor of joining President Donald Trump and 100 leaders throughout the state during the administration’s historic announcement regarding the National Environmental Policy Act.
One of the most profound statements I’ve heard in some time came from one of the most unlikeliest of sources: LSU head football coach Ed “Geaux Tigers!” Orgeron.
It is time for us, as a country, to defend our police departments, not work to defund or dismantle them. We cannot allow far left extremists to force Americans to decide between fighting racism or supporting law enforcement.
A few weeks ago, I considered a front page with the headline “We are not flattening the curve.” The artwork for it would have been, well, the curve — that graph we see each day with the latest data on how many people have contracted COVID-19.
In my continuing quest to write about something that doesn’t include the word “pandemic,” I’d like to explore how kids are spending their time during this … uh … event.
Just when you think this world can’t get any worse, something like what I’m about to tell you happens and you realize, nope, it sure can.
I can remember exactly one time the Social Circle Board of Education addressed the potential controversy of the nickname of its high school, the Redskins.
If we all come to accept that our main purpose is to survive, for ourselves, our families, friends and neighbors, then perhaps there is hope for all of us.
Judge Horace Johnson Jr. was one of the nicest people you would ever meet. To know him was to understand what genuine kindness could be. He was honest and fair. His loss diminishes everyone who knew him.
This weekend, we’re celebrating the Fourth of July, a time to recognize what makes America who she is today and the values that have allowed us to carry on “The Great American Experiment” for 244 years.
- ’Til death
- Death ruled a homicide
- Social Circle won't change Redskins mascot
- COVID-19 sidelines GWA football
- Police still tight-lipped about death investigation
- Jon William Connelly
- Man found dead in home
- BREAKING: GWA game against Union County canceled
- Deputy shoots suspect in Oconee
- Softball Roundup: League leads Lady ’Canes to first win
- Football Previews: Road tripping
- Johnson: Getting used to the new normal
- Softball: Grove wraps up 2 region sweeps
- Cheerleading: Two LHS cheerleaders named All-State
- Middle school football: Warriors fall short in battle of defenses
- Walton EMC named a Water Hero
- Death ruled a homicide
- Making sure each vote is counted