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When we choose to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during this time of the year, we tend to do a great disservice to his legacy by only highlighting the widely publicized “I Have A Dream” speech.

I may have told you before that my something great-grandfather, Robert Elza, fought for the Union in the Civil War. He left his family in Virginia and moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he lived until he died. When the Civil War broke out, he stood with the Union. He was captured at the fi…

The News Literacy Project is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit to educate the public on how to detect false and misleading information. It has compiled 10 takeaways from distortions by social media and other sources in 2021.


It may have been an underrated part of the Atlanta Braves success last year but there was something to be said about how stellar the infield defense was en route to a National League East Division championship and a World Series title.

This week marks the anniversary of an unprecedented attack on democracy in the United States. Jan. 6 of last year is the day a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol to try to stop certification of the people’s vote for the highest office in the land. 

In the book of Matthew we read, “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)

“We need term limits!” It’s a common mantra expressed by many voters, particularly around election time, and it’s a mantra with which I wholeheartedly agree. We do, in fact, desperately need term limits and the reasons are obvious.

The South Georgia Regional Library recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to demonstrate and inaugurate its latest library services facility: a traveling library. This is the fourth mobile unit in the SGRL’s history and becomes the seventh branch of library services.


Currently constructed, the World Series champion Atlanta Braves have some work left to do if they expect to contend for another division title, much less back-to-back world championships.

When Shaun White won a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February 2018, he won in the snowboarding category. Eddie Pells from the Associated Press quoted Shaun as saying "from there, it was a simply a matter of staying upright." 

We live in an instant gratification world. We want it and we want it now! And some things in life perpetuate that proclivity. For instance, when you order something from, you select exactly what you want, drop it in the cart and for an annual fee, you can become a "Prime" member a…

“And I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all ... And how dieth the wise man? As the fool” (Ecc. 2: 14-16 KJV).


Before Major League Baseball implemented its lockout on Dec. 2 that shut down baseball operations across the sport, the World Series champion Atlanta Braves made headlines for some questionable decisions.

1. Should You Host the Holidays Yourself, Go To Your Parents/Children's Or Go Your Own Way? If the pressure to decide is too much, change up the whole equation instead. Host the holidays at your own place if you have the room and announce that anyone who wants to come is welcome. If you can'…

President Biden’s recently signed bipartisan infrastructure law will bring a slew of historic investments to Valdosta — and one of the most life-changing among them will even help us inside our homes.


The start of a Major League Baseball (MLB) lockout only adds to the intrigue and uncertainty regarding the future of one former National League Most Valuable Player. 

If you want to purchase a focus bulletin board there are many available. The purpose of the board is to give your eyes a visual place to focus on our goals. 

In the hustle and bustle of autumn’s indoor and outdoor hurly-burly and getting ready for December 25 (and all that happens between now and then), we often forget that there is more to Christmas than its Eve and Day. And we further distracted where our senses are wracked by a world seemingly…

Some time in the fourth quarter of the back-and-forth, high-scoring Sunday Night Football game between the L.A. Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers, a well-known NFL insider tweeted out:


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