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My buddies and I all agreed that the very best TV dad of all time was Andy Griffith.
Tthere are few things I know more about than fatherhood.
Edward Snowden has been relentlessly attacked by Washington pundits and politicians for one, unforgivable offense: He did not graduate from high school.
I am sure there are many in Covington, and perhaps throughout Newton County, who are completely unaware of the passing of an era right here in our own back yard.. In recent years there has been a trend for large corporate organizations to
Sometimes when I speak I am asked to field questions from the audience.
It is scary to think of the consequences if we cannot reverse the decline in bee deaths.
Now that I am a retired educator I guess I have to decide what to tell people when they ask me what I do for a living.
The graduation speaker's duty is to provide some rules or advice for the graduates.
Journalists should do their jobs on Benghazi and IRS issues.
All good things must come to an end. I haven't really gotten tired of teaching. I just don't have the energy to do it all day any longer.
While many consider Common Core State Standards a national movement, opposition mounts.
If you still have your mother this Mother's Day, cherish her. If you do not, cherish her memory.
Words. We all have the same ones at our disposal but many of us seem determined to use the same ones over and over.
Just when you think nothing else will confirm your belief that we live on a crazy planet, something new turns up.
The debate over taxing Internet sales isn't about "fairness;" it is, or ought to be, about spending,
If they had a yearbook for towns Hazel would have been best-dressed in Covington's for the past 88 years running.
Accountability typically translates into more work for classroom teachers, so much so that many effective teachers now work in private, home-school and charter settings.
Some stories are just too good to check out.
For those who are our elected officials who never pay attention to the absolute consequences of building communities where the greater majority of residents are renters, here is a concrete rule of thumb: The more renters you draw to your town the more services they will demand and you must provide by law!
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