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Cartoon: Sharpton's taxes


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Cosby: trial by social media

By Shelley Spillman

News Editor

The legal system standard is for alleged criminals to face a trial by judge or jury, but in this digital world it’s often a trial of public opinion via social media long before the criminal trial ever occurs.


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Measuring the political weight of unused scales and other bad ideas

By Ben Carlson

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Column as I see ’em …

Those easily angered should probably skip this column and read the one on the faith page.

From the president’s unilateral action on immigration to state fuel taxes and something so pedestrian as a set of scales, one can’t help but wonder how the people we elect get away certain things while we sit back and simply keep paying the bills.

First the scales, for which the fiscal court used $62,000 of your money to purchase but as of Friday aren’t being used.


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11-12 We Won political cartoon


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The real reason tourism here stinks

By Ben Carlson

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Column as I see ’em …

Most of you will be happy to have this election over with if for no other reason than to stop hearing Mitch and Alison berate each other a thousand times a day.

Me? I can finally stop listening to local politicians tell us what they will do to fix our tourism dilemma.


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09-24 Cartoon


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Fall is a great time to fertilize woody plants

By Tommy Yankey

So often we hear that fall or winter is a particularly good time to do certain things in the landscape. This is usually due to the fact that plants have entered into winter dormancy.


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Use leaves to fertilize your garden

By Cheryl Steenerson

Well, it’s here. I’m truly surprised that there weren’t parties all over the county last night. Why? There’s a bunch of you that love fall. You love the colors and the temperatures. It’s probably my second favorite season, only because it’s typically warmer than spring.


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Leaving your lights on is more costly than you think

By Joan Martin

It’s a myth that turning off the lights isn’t necessary. The truth is that it depends on what type of lighting you have and how long the light will be off before you need it again.

This column may bring satisfaction to some who read it because they were right, and irritation to those who were having the all too familiar disagreement about the subject.


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There are plenty of reasons to fall in love with fall

By Shelley Spillman

To say that I am zealous about fall is an understatement. I love Starbucks Pumpkin Spice lattes and eagerly await its arrival every year, the weather is perfect, the leaves changing colors, apple cider … need I say more? But mostly, fall is my favorite season because it has way of making me feel nostalgic.


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