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United we stood

I believe most grow up admiring a hero or an idol, a conglomeration of their hopes and aspirations. As far back as I can remember, I was in awe of her. She was the type to attract people of all backgrounds. Unlike many her age and even older, she welcomed people, gave them hope that… Keep Reading

Contributors/Terry Manning/Voices

It’s past time to handle these Jokers

I’m tired, aren’t you? It seems like we all are, for sure. Tired of the pandemic. Tired of the virus. Tired of humming “Happy Birthday” while we wash our hands. Tired of bottles of sanitizers and germ-killing wipes. Tired of Googling mask effectiveness. Tired of wearing masks. Tired of social distancing. Tired of not seeing… Keep Reading

Contributors/David Taub/Voices

Why is the Deep South still so broken?

Friends and foes alike recently scolded me that I will not convince folks to get vaccinated for COVID-19 by calling them “stupid.” Certainly, this is correct. I apologize, and merely say choosing not to get vaccinated is not a smart career move. That is the best non-insulting wise counsel I can offer, in this case.… Keep Reading

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Historical preservation is no small deal

By Tim Wood It’s quite easy now to get information or conduct research on any subject through the internet. What is more difficult, it seems, is having the time (or making the time) to get accurate information.  But I’d like to shed some light on at least one subject: The apparent disconnect that exists between… Keep Reading