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47 Minutes: A Book Review

Local author Jon D. Marsh sets a brisk pace with every event in his novella spanning 47 minutes. ...

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My Experiences in Small Town Georgia: An Editorial

I remember when I first went to Leslie. Someone was talking about raising wolf dogs. A lady was ...

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A Reluctant Defense of the Arts: An Editorial

I used to be an engineering major. That lasted two semesters. One would think the countless hours spent ...

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Loren Smith on keeping the Georgia-Florida game in Jacksonville

It is interesting to see the reaction taking place in the city of Jacksonville regarding the playing of ...

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week: A reflection from a victim

If you visit any of the courthouses in the Southwestern Judicial Circuit you will notice there is a ...

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The Layers of a St. Patrick’s Day Postcard

By:  Evan Kutzler On March 17, 1910, “H” mailed a postcard to Loretta Hennessy in Macon, Georgia. The ...

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Legal organ: what it is and what it is not

Should your government want to make changes that affect you in a large way, they are required to ...

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Mirrors v. the Truth

He is looking at 80 years on this planet. He has worked incredibly hard to prove himself worthy ...

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Not chosen?

My mama was obsessed. Every little perfect ruffle, every little dainty element, every little button fastened just so. ...

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Storms

I started brewing storms when I was in the second grade. Storms are like great symphonies, they come ...

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Graduation Day: 1990 v. 2021

It is 1990. I am in a black gown and cap. I am in an unairconditioned gym with ...

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Stand By. Look Sharp.

We really live in a neat little village. Last Thursday we welcomed a sitting president to Sumter County. ...

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Rise up, heart of mine! Rise up!

It is the early 80’s. It is Sunday evening. I am sitting in a pew. Maybe indigenous to ...

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Warrior

I am a proud Alpha Gamma Delta, initiated at the great Mercer University. Growing up I certainly learned ...

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Be the goat, my friend, be the goat

My best good friend, Fred, is in love with goats. Every breath they take she wants to experience. ...

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Little altars everywhere!

I have a crown on my house. As much as I love architectural detail, I am completely stupid ...

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What’s in a name?

From the courthouse folks come to our office, form in hand, requesting us to let the world know ...

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Naming your Hallelujahs

I grew up on Upper River Road here in Americus. To go to town or to school I ...

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Ball Played As It Lies

I know little to nothing about golf. I know I like the idea of it. I know I ...

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The story of your perfectly ordinary face

I was walking the streets of downtown Americus looking for a story to be told. I had been ...

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Your package has been delivered!

I am going through a fun season. I get up early in the morning, sit on my red ...

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The truth about the monsters under your bed

My bed sits high off the floor. In fact, I have a little bitty staircase helping me get ...

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Camellias, crystal, Walmart receipts and tiny surprises of goodness

One of my camellia bushes is busting out all over in glory. When I say she is busting ...

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You’re my favorite!

My parents once sent Valentine’s flowers to my office in Macon. Delighted, I opened the card to read: ...

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She has character! And worm holes!

Transition. I did not know what to call it, and I am not entirely sure “transition” is the ...

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Clawfoot has a story to tell

I have not had a bath in over six years. To be clear, I have showered, just not ...

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Truth: There is no kitten stuck up the tree

About 10 years ago, I and my two cats moved from Atlanta to Americus and promptly set up ...

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When your black-eyed peas come with time travel

There is a mandate this time of year. It requires lingering in our past while also tiptoeing into ...

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