Mark Millican: Social media, Olympic coverage
The outreach of social media continues to amaze, and is especially useful for us in the news business to get information out during a winter storm or flooding situation.
Charles Oliver: Firefighters, police on opposing sides
Chula Vista, Calif., firefighter Jacob Gregoire was busy checking an overturned car for victims when a California Highway Patrol officer demanded he move a fire engine he said was blocking traffic.
Misty Watson: So what if I’m a liberal?
So I’ve been labeled a liberal now apparently.
STAR students, teachers receive rightful praise
Behind almost all successful students are dedicated teachers who push their pupils to be the best they can be.
Girl Scout cookies now on sale
We admit it. We are crazy about Girl Scout cookies.
Samoas. Thin Mints. Tagalongs. Do-Si-Dos. Savannah Smiles. Even the Trefoils. We open the box intending to eat just one and quickly find ourselves eating them all.
Letter: A line has been crossed
Whitfield County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Babb’s decision Wednesday to institute a curfew during a winter storm was at best a display of his lack of confidence in the ability of the citizens of Whitfield County to take care of themselves and use common sense.
Letter: Certified Nursing Assistants deserve more
Hamilton Health Care is affiliated with all of the local nursing homes. Recently, I have noticed that all of the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) who work in these facilities are over-worked and underpaid. They are responsible for most of the workload there.
Curfew was the right call for public safety
Whitfield County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Babb made the right call last week when imposing a curfew on Whitfield County, though the county should have made a better effort to make people aware of the curfew.
Citizen of the Week: Tori Delrosario
Not every 10-year-old is selfless enough to, without being asked, give up her own birthday money to help someone else, but Tori Delrosario is an exceptional 10-year-old.
Thanks for keeping us safe and warm
Some of us are starting to get cabin fever. The inconvenience of being shut in for the past two days is the greatest hardship this latest winter storm has imposed.
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