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Mrs. Coretta Scott King, First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement, once wrote, “If there is one book that Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love, because it explains his belief in a divine loving presence that binds…

Whether you support Donald Trump or think he is guilty of nefarious deeds regarding Ukraine, he is not going to be removed from office unless Republicans have a death wish. This, despite ponderous pontifications by liberals that at least 10 Republicans senators will turn on him and provide a…

I recently wrote a letter in the paper concerning auto insurance. I pointed out that it would be much better to drop the requirement and set up a system where the state would cover the costs of damages in accidents.

It’s hard to believe and unexpected the press would publish a picture of Speaker Pelosi with a smirk on her face, but there it is in The Valdosta Daily Times, Jan. 11, Page 8A.

Valdosta Toys for Tots would like to say thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 campaign. It was a very successful year. Valdosta Toys for Tots was able to give toys to 4,100 needy children in the Lowndes, Echols, and Clinch counties who otherwise may not have been able to celebr…

When we choose to annually commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we tend to do a great disservice to his legacy by only highlighting the widely publicized speech, “Normalcy, Never Again” — more commonly known as the “I Have A Dream” speech.

Shortly after he was elected governor of the State of Georgia, Brian Kemp surprised a lot of people, including this writer. He appointed a black person as the district attorney of Cobb County, the first Hispanic to serve as a constitutional officer, and of the eight superior court judges he …


The next domino in the Atlanta Braves offseason fell this week and not in favor of the hometown Bravos. The long-awaited decision by third baseman Josh Donaldson to decide on where he'll play  this upcoming year was made public and he did not choose the suitor that gave him $23 million to ma…

The purpose of the Georgia Open Meetings Act is to protect the public’s right to know by keeping the people’s business out in the open. 

Donald Lambro’s article, Jan. 4, in The Valdosta Daily Times, is more like Democrats and biased media talking points than what is actually going on.

Your editorial on Jan. 4 espousing the First Amendment and how the freedom of the press keeps a check on an overreaching government was good. However, you should always mention at the same time that the Second Amendment, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, allows you to keep your …

After 15 years of working with Little Actors Theatre, it is time for me to retire. I have enjoyed working with the hundreds of children and their families. Being a small part of their lives has been an honor. 

The State Bar of Georgia congratulates Southern Judicial Circuit Senior Assistant District Attorney James L. Prine II of Thomasville on his appointment by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve as a superior court judge for the Southern Circuit, which covers Brooks, Colquitt, Echols, Lowndes and Thomas counties.

Every country that has tried socialism has failed. And don’t call Denmark and Sweden socialists or they’ll get mad.

As we start a new decade and celebrate the life and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I’m reminded of a statement he made in one of his greatest speeches.

I was disheartened to read Rep. (Dexter) Sharper’s misguided thoughts on e-cigarette use. In 2017, only 2.8% of adults were current e-cigarette users. More so, no e-cigarette product on the market has been approved by the Federal Drug Administration as a tobacco cessation device.

Philippians 3:7-14; Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the good; if you are struggling with a past choice, who might you talk to for help to press on? Jesus.

Sports anniversaries are fun to reminiscent because during special events and momentous occasions, every fan remembers where they were when that special something happens. It may be just me but in baseball, it feels even more memorable.

While driving to Valdosta with two of my daughters, we were listening to some Christian rap songs. Some of them we had heard before, while others we had not. A song suddenly came on that was completely new to us. The song begins by hearing the artist tell a brief version of the account about…

This is in regards to the President who is trying to be so hard on the Mexican people and took their children. Nobody seems to be concerned about that.

A president has been impeached in his first term! What does that mean? If we have been present in this country for the last three years, it means very little. 

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