Do you need a new heart?

I remember years ago getting my driver’s license renewed, and was asked, “Do you want to be an organ donor?” “I hadn’t thought about it, but I said “YES,” and ever since, my license indicates I’m a donor. Last year, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, at least 34,772 transplant operations took place […]

Legislators have unfinished business

Part two of Georgia’s two-year legislative session is under way. Weather delays notwithstanding, campaign fundraising for this year’s elections is on legislators’ minds so expect a quick 40 days. The governor announced Jan. 10 that he would call a special session if Georgia became a finalist in online behemoth Amazon’s search for its next headquarters. […]

Arrest, imprison the ‘sanctuary politicians’

An illegal immigrant who admitted to gunning down two Sacramento-area cops threatened to escape and kill more on the first day of his double murder trial, according to a report on the national news. Luis Brisements, who allegedly murdered Detective Michael Davis Jr. and Deputy Danny Oliver in October 2014, smiled in court Tuesday, stating, “I […]

A comedy of errors

It was a simple request from The Wife: could I repaint the bathroom? Now looking back, the request was anything but simple. Who knew it would start a series of events that can only be described as a comedy of errors? It started early Saturday morning. It ended nine hours later with over $1,200 spent, […]

Al Capone lives!

“You can get a lot farther with a smile and a gun than you can with just a smile.” This quote has often been attributed to the late Chicago mobster Al Capone, who with his fellow organized crime buddies used extortion as one of their tactics to get what they wanted. Today’s modern congressional Democrats […]

Tink and the car

My husband is a simple man. This comes as a surprise to folks because of the high-profile family from which he comes and the job which he does. If it weren’t for me, he’d never spend a dime on himself. Except, of course, for all the soap and toothpaste he uses. I buy clothes he […]

1st Amendment all that’s needed

As a follower of Christ, an ordained Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Atlanta, and a citizen of Fayetteville, I feel compelled to speak to the SB 233 (Religious Freedom Restoration Act) sponsored by state Senator Marty Harbin and recently supported by the Fayette County Commission. The freedom to worship as a Christian and to […]

Fayette County’s message: ‘We discriminate’

I’m compelled to write concerning the actions of our County Commissioners decision to join the fight over “religious liberty.” I’ve lived in Fayette County for over 20 years. Over that time I’ve taken pride in working with my neighbors to make Fayette a great place to raise our families, run our businesses, and serve our […]

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