Local man upset with Polk County Commissioners following LOST lawsuit
A few years back when I was still a reporter with a video camera, political commentator Cokie Roberts came to Berry College for the Gloria Shatto Lecture series to give the students an insider’s view on politics in Washington.
‘Things We Fear’ callout
A judgment on the Judgment House
All throughout the month of October, I paid particular attention to the idea of fear. Fear of Ebola, fear of ISIS, and my own personal fears are just among those things which I’ve focused on.
What are the strange and wonderful things we’re afraid of in this world? Our advertising representative here at the Standard Journal Todd Britt sent along this list of phobias to me as I was getting this week’s column ready.
One of America’s greatest presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, said to us during some of our darkest hours that “we have nothing to fear but fear itself.”
Georgia Computer Depot's Ray McCrary provides this column on a biweekly basis for the Polk County Standard Journal.
Once upon a time, well before I was the editor and just a young lad enjoying college, I used to watch a lot of cartoons. I still watch a decent amount of animation, but I no longer get into the juvenile humor I once did with certain shows, especially those on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.
Some time back, I penned a column about America’s military involvement in the Middle East, specifically referring to what our country should think about getting involved in another conflict across the ocean.
Get our your gas masks and plastic sheeting, because another round of horrible disease has finally made it to the United States.
It was the last night of the Polk County Fair, and I brought my girlfriend Jess and her family along for a few hours of fun. I wanted to have a chance to enjoy some rides, some deep fried food and spend a few moments with those I love while working.
I’d like to thank the Polk County Public Works Department employees for the excellent job they did for us Lakeview residents after the storm that hit here on August 30.
Anyone that knows me, from my younger days to my college days, knows that I would always come back to the City of Cedartown. I was born and raised here, I work here, I play here, I am involved here— and have no intentions of ever leaving the place that I proudly call my hometown.
Two hundred twenty-seven years ago, thirty-nine men crafted the governing document for our great nation. Meeting in a stuffy room in Philadelphia, they set out the foundation for how our country functions as a collection of sovereign states.
A few years back I was on the phone with my Aunt Lori, chatting about the daily whims of life, and we got to talking about one of our favorite subjects: education.
Athens — Georgia is expected to be without Nick Chubb for Saturday’s game against Troy and possibly longer after the freshman tailback underwent surgery on Monday.
Ladies and gentleman of Polk County, I have a confession to make. I have a monkey on my back I can’t seem to shake no matter what I do. It controls my every move, and without it I would be a blubbering baby hiding in the corner when I wake every morning.
A story: a man tries to show a 9-year-old girl how to use a sub machine gun on a firing range. Girl shoots and kills instructor. Everyone is horrified.
While the rest of our nation is dumping buckets of ice water on themselves and drafting for fantasy football, the people of Ferguson, Mo. have been occupied by an army of militarized police.
Christmas comes but once a year, but it sure does seem to start earlier every year.