Darrell Huckaby remembers a great writer, the likes of which hasn't been seen lately.
The first man to walk on the moon Neil Armstrong is dead but not forgotten.
Political conventions were a big deal during the days of my youth because they meant something.
Here's a story about courage and friendship and love and about the triumph of the human spirit over adversity.
Condi Rice and Darla Moore apparently have been admitted to full membership to Augusta National Golf Club.
Loran Smith and I have a lot in common.
I think the ties that are binding the people in today's society are that a greater and greater percentage of Americans are now depending on the government for their livelihood.
Every time a kid comes by to see me as they leave for college I find myself wishing I were going with them.
Y'all is a perfectly good word and don't let anybody tell you any different.
Huckaby laments that they don't make cars like they used to, especially the 1968 Buick with seats that recliine and an 8-track player.
On the second Thursday of each month, beginning Aug 9 and continuing indefinitely, Darrell Huckaby will be teaming up with Debbie Golden and Conyers First United Methodist Church to will make a 60 minute presentation on some phase of America's history. He will share stories, dispel a few myths and emphasize the role that God has played in the founding and development of the nation.
All of us have touchstones in our lives. We have people, places and things that remind of who we are and who we are meant to be.
Memories of the Olympics are etched in my mind.
I don't know exactly when we started demonizing people for standing up for their Christian beliefs, but whatever day that was was a sad day for our nation.
Why in the world do I feel like I am living at Lion Country Safari?
Our problems as a society go far beyond the scope of the NRA.
Those of us who live in the rural areas of our communities and receive our electricity from Snapping Shoals EMC -- well, we have some business to take care of this week.
Remember blue laws? They are laws that often, when compared to the nuances of modern day society, make people shake their heads and wonder what group of lawmakers ever thought that we needed such regulations.
I have seen some memorable television ads in my time. I remember Speedy Alka-Seltzer and the old lady that liked hamburgers but was constantly asking, "Where's the beef?"
Jerry Varnado has bestowed upon me a high honor. He has invited me to deliver this Sunday morning's message at his church, Rays United Methodist, in Bishop.
Common sense, a rare commodity. May common sense rest in peace.. We have seen it coming for a long time now. We have become a society bound more and more and more by inflexible rules and regulations. I's are dotted and T's are crossed and we are constantly referred to
Everybody has said just about everything there is to say about the passing of Andy Griffith and the huge impact he has made on American culture. That doesn't mean I am not going to say my piece, too.
I have a brand new favorite number and I think it will remain my favorite number for a long, long time.
I was already interested in becoming an Egghead. Now I am committed to being one.
Day in and day out there is a steady stream of news about people shooting and killing other people and murder has become so commonplace that we are becoming desensitized to hearing about it.
Summertime was a long succession of endless days -- days of being out the front door at first light and not having to be home until the streetlights came on.
Vacations, Huckaby-style, are exhausting, understand. This year I could not afford to be exhausted. I couldn't afford a vacation, either, but that is another story for another day.
Here's a story you ain't going to believe.
Playing baseball has never been a problem for Tyler Austin. I think he is the person Robert Redford was trying to portray in the movie "The Natural."
I have never been compelled to take up a serpent in order to test my faith in the Lord.
I came up during the period when modern pop culture was transitioning from radio to television and, at the time, producers and advertisers were treating the newfangled boob tube like a radio with picture.
There is a tomb in Arlington National Cemetery that is guarded 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year by sentinels from the Third United States Infantry Regiment Old Guard.
About 250 Georgia college students will be taking part in the Send Me Now program this summer that is sponsored by the Baptist Collegiate Ministries.
The breaking news on the ABC morning news show -- the story that put Newton County in the national spotlight -- was about dog poop.
While I have more blessing than I could possibly count, I seem to find myself focusing on things I don't like rather than things I do.
Our schools have been asked to do more and more with less and less for years and with Sam King's leadership, we have done just that.
I have never needed a special day on the calendar to remind me to think about my mother.
We already have too few authentic barbecue joints in this world and Harold's has long been one of the best.
Goober Pyle was solid as a rock, as honest as the day is long and had a heart of gold.
I am a huge fan of Mr. T.K. Adams and his family.
We need to return to our prayerful roots.
When I was in high school our proms were held in the school gymnasium. It was a big deal, but not in the same way proms are a big deal now.
I can always tell when one of my students doesn't get one of my idioms by the puzzled expression on his or her face.
PTA night was big deal back in Porterdale.
I am not against helping people who need help. ... I am merely against the government taking money from hard-working individuals and giving it to deadbeats.
The best visiting took place around my mama's kitchen table.
I love athletics and I love visiting stadiums. I've been to at least a hundred.
April 12, 1945, was a big day in our state's history.
When I was growing up Wayne Doster was somebody I looked up to.
I have a hard time going anywhere that I don't run into someone from home or someone whose path I have crossed.