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Obama calls it the clean power plan, but it’s expensive snake oil

Benita Dodd's picture

“The most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help,’” Ronald Reagan famously said. After new energy regulations were announced this month, Americans should ask government, “With friends like you, who needs enemies?”

Debates vs. debates

Cal Thomas's picture

WARWICK, England — When it comes to debates the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the “world’s most prestigious debating society,” remains the gold standard. Begun in 1823, The Union, in modern times, has hosted debates that have included such luminaries as Ronald Reagan and the Dalai Lama.

A name and a story

Ronda Rich's picture

In the South, everyone has a story. Every name is followed by a few sentences or paragraphs. No one is known by name alone.

It was perhaps the first thing I warned Tink when he moved here, “Be careful what you say about anyone at church because you never know who’s related to who.”

A prayer for the overworked; some verses for the overwhelmed

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Dennis the Menace, that perpetual preschooler who specializes in new ways to get into mischief, in one comic strip was kneeling down by the bed preparing to say his prayers. His day must have been hectic, for he begins by praying, “Dear God, I think you’d better sit down.”


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It just doesn’t make any sense. But then again, a lot of things in this world don’t make sense to me.


The Holliday Dorsey Fife Museum is hosting its eighth annual Cemetery Spirit Walk Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


This week's high school football schedule saw two big intracounty matchups which were also region games. Neither one was close.


A class on Infant CPR and Choking will be offered at Piedmont Fayette Hospital Monday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. for a fee of $10.