Senior Moments

Senior Moments

When I was a much younger man and covering local radio and television for daily newspapers in three different states there wasn’t much variety w...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


A commencement address for the most indebted class ever

A commencement address for the most indebted class ever

By Chuck CollinsThe system is trying to squeeze you harder than any generation before you.Congratulations, college graduates! As you enter the next ph...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


One of the earliest roads: Bullskin Trace

One of the earliest roads: Bullskin Trace

By Joan BaxterOne of the earliest roads which provided transportation through Greene County was what was known as the Bullskin Trace or Bullskin Trail...

May 20th, 2016 |  


America must renew its infrastructure or face decline

America must renew its infrastructure or face decline

By Jesse JacksonAmerica is literally falling apart. In Flint, children were poisoned in the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, the subway...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Remembering Dr. S. C. Ellis

XENIA — Dr. S.C. Ellis was a founding partner of Medical Service Associates, one of the first group medical practices in the United States. He w...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Detach and de-stress from politics

Detach and de-stress from politics

By Gery DeerDeer in HeadlinesA July 2014 article in The Washington Post included a headline that read, “Politicians are the No. 1 cause of stres...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

By Andrew MalcolmIn a strange election cycle of unexpected, unpredictable, often inexplicable events, here’s the latest topper: The richest pres...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Clinton, Trump offer voters a stark choice

Clinton, Trump offer voters a stark choice

By Carl P. LeubsdorfTalk about an untraditional election!American presidential races generally match two veteran male politicians. This year, neither ...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor

What current Supreme Court should do?Editor:The recent editorial article by Greg Stohr “Supreme Court trying to avert deadlock in key cases̶...

May 17th, 2016 updated: May 19th, 2016. |  


Biology versus sociology

Biology versus sociology

By Bill TaylorIt seems to me that the current conflict over North Carolina’s law, commonly referred to as HR2, may well result in a major change...

May 17th, 2016 |