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Juanita’s ‘MOTH’ will be missed by all of us
Usually when readers turn to this spot on the editorial page on Wednesdays, they are looking for our longest writing columnist, Juanita Hughes. Today, I am stepping in for her because she has suffe...
September 16, 2014 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters need to do homework
DEAR EDITOR: I am writing to ask our community to please do their research for the upcoming election for our chairman of Cherokee County Commissioner position in the November elections. This is an ...
September 16, 2014 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton council to weigh tossing senior discount
DEAR EDITOR: Will Canton senior citizens lose their discounted garbage rate? The Canton City Council will vote Thursday evening, Sept. 18, on a proposal to allow Waste Management to direct bill gar...
September 16, 2014 08:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t be guilty of ‘pervasive Bible ignorance’
Here is a frightening thought. Someday, today’s young adults may spend their twilight years telling their children and grandchildren what it was like to live in America when people were free. The d...
September 13, 2014 09:41 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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An epic vote coming Tuesday in Scotland
WASHINGTON — Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep’s pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked tog...
September 13, 2014 09:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is Obama addressing a crisis or just a ‘crisil’?
As the notorious movement/terrorist group/would-be-nation ISIS moves swiftly on its course of conquest and destruction, the White House has begun referring to this most dangerous of organizations i...
September 12, 2014 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post-9/11 we must protect the freedom to warn
“If you see something, say something.” That’s what our homeland security apparatchiks incessantly preach. But 13 years after the 9/11 attacks, the freedom to warn is in danger and vigilant whistleb...
September 12, 2014 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once again, Obama has sounded an uncertain trumpet
In his Islamic State speech, President Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. This alone will probably get him a bum...
September 11, 2014 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democrats’ extremism on free speech stains the Senate
Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans’ 1964 presidential nomination, said “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,” Democrats have been decrying Republican “extremism.” Actually,...
September 10, 2014 07:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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ISIS?: It’s just a ‘foreign legion for losers’
On the Internet, you’re never really alone. Name any fad, any cause, any hobby or passion — Shaker furniture? Dungeons and Dragons, Bolivian tree frogs? — and you’re only a few clicks away from som...
September 07, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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