Randy’s Rules cuts out the taxpayers

A significant number of people are growing weary of the double standards in the county government. The Fayette Humane Society and other animal advocates gave an intelligent and thoughtful presentation at our Board of Commissioners meeting on September 28. A large crowd attended in support as they have previously. Once again, the presenters were rebuffed […]

Destruction of MacDuff Parkway has now begun

So it begins. MacDuff Parkway landscaping to be devastated in the name of progress. So what if the trees will be transplanted to Peachtree Parkway? And what of MacDuff? A residential boulevard, beautifully landscaped, will become a sterile concrete pathway in order to enrich developers and real estate agents. And provide a short-cut from Ga. […]

Come celebrate The 500th

Western Civilization was changed forever, for the good. Our world took a dramatic turn toward the better for all. Our world was given new shape and enlightened thought with these events we now remember and ponder anew. Our relationship with God was re-defined and re-established, very much for the better. The reality of “what one […]

Don’t offend me

You would have to be a hermit living in a far-away cave somewhere not to be aware of the political correctness debates going on in our country these days. As a parent and child therapist for many years, I find odd how many times we would address a conflict or behavior with children and yet […]

What kind of example are we setting?

The other day, volunteering at my daughter’s school selling ice cream, I had the opportunity to observe the social behavior of some adorable elementary school-aged children. At first, there weren’t many children coming up to purchase ice-cream. However, as time went on, a line began to form. During this time, I noticed one boy being […]

E-SPLOST and the Golden Goose

In November we will be voting on whether to maintain a sales tax for one of our county’s shining assets, the public school system. Typically chambers of commerce don’t like our businesses paying more taxes, but when the tax supports the key asset for attracting jobs and investment, we understand that not voting for the […]

The Vietnam War revisited

“The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.” — Sen. George McGovern (D-SD) Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have performed a vital public service in making their documentary “The Vietnam War” for PBS. Given the division […]