Valdosta Daily Times

What We Think

What We Think
  • Rodeo Lake Park brings the cowboy way

    There’s something about the farm spirit and the cowboy way. They are stitched into our nation’s ethos and its mythology. The idea of hard-fought independence. The proposition of standing on your own but always ready to stand for your neighbors.

    March 23, 2014

  • The 2014 legislative session

    It’s an election year for the governor, Senate, and House. Those seeking re-election could not raise funds during the 2014 legislative session, which ended this week with little fanfare. The 40-day period allotted for the General Assembly was over in the blink of an eye this year, weeks earlier than normal.

    March 23, 2014

  • Thumbs up

    THUMBS UP: To Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. This week, the Military Order of the Purple Heart named Wiregrass the nation’s first Purple Heart Technical College in recognition of its dedication to providing programs for military personnel, veterans and their families.

    March 21, 2014

  • Seeking spring

    Spring arrived Thursday, a welcome return given the cold temperatures of this past winter — temperatures that may drop a time or two yet in the days to come.

    March 20, 2014

  • General Assembly: The last day

    At the end of Tuesday’s legislative session, dozens of bills remained on the House and Senate floors, awaiting final disposition.

    March 20, 2014

  • Observing Sunshine Week

    All this week, newspapers across the country are writing editorials about Open Government and the Open Meetings Act, commonly referred to as Sunshine Laws, because they dictate that the business of the government be conducted in the sunshine; in the open.

    March 19, 2014

  • Saddle up for rodeo

    This weekend, the Berrien County Chamber of Commerce, the Nashville-Berrien Rotary Club and Harveys Supermarkets present the Fifth Annual Cotton Blossom Roundup professional rodeo.

    March 17, 2014

  • Celebrate St. Pat’s responsibly

    Today, St. Patrick’s Day, is meant to celebrate Irish heritage, but it has also been adopted by many Americans as a day to wear green, eat corned beef, speak in a brogue, decorate with shamrocks and leprechauns, and for many, it’s simply a reason to drink.

    March 16, 2014

  • May the best candidates win

    The vacancy left by state Sen. Tim Golden to not seek reelection spurred a flurry of candidate qualifying during the past two weeks.

    March 15, 2014

  • Thumbs up

    THUMBS UP: To all those who qualified as candidates in county and state races. The decision by state Sen. Tim Golden to not seek reelection to his District 8 seat created a political vacuum that sent many office seekers scrambling. But the change also spurred many candidates to enter the primary race. The more candidates, the better opportunity for the public.

    March 15, 2014

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