Opinion

Doin' the Stand-up Thing

Our staff accountant Jackie Burns, after leaving work one day, decided to drive by the golf course near her home. She stuck her arm out the window to feel the breeze and was startled when her wedding ring flew off.…

Self Expression: It's Your Right

Days after the Parkland, Florida, killings in February, thousands of young people descended on the Old Capitol in Tallahassee to demonstrate and to express their anger and disappointment about our nation’s gun laws and gun culture. Rallying around a hashtag…

Celebrating Lulu

From the 1897 Autobiography of Lulu Hurst / Public Domain Lulu Hurst, the Georgia Wonder, astonished audiences by overpowering others with ease. Later in life, she revealed that her strength derived not from supernatural forces but from subtle and masterful…

Fall Forward

It was the Fourth of July and the sacred music wouldn’t play. Hundreds of runners, cued up at the start line for the annual Firecracker 5K, conducted at Cascades Park, grew agitated — at 8 a.m., it was hot already…