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Keeping it real in the era of fake news

2:20 pm Dec. 13, 2016

The truth is out there, it’s just getting harder to find.

The proliferation of fake news is such some people don’t know what to believe.

Today I read Kanye West was meeting with our next president at

How to not save $10 or $125 billion

12:54 pm Dec. 6, 2016

Winter is coming.

Local prognosticators allege the temperature  will dip below freezing early Friday morning. Overnight lows in the 20s are expected all weekend.

Like most Georgians, I’m frightened. And, like most of you, I’ve properly hoarded copious

Money thrown at hopeless recount

12:18 pm Nov. 29, 2016

Counting money never made anyone rich.

Recounting votes never made anyone president.

Yet, Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has no chance of winning anything, is raising millions for recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan and possibly other states.

Is it

Smoke stokes fear of second burning of Atlanta

1:08 pm Nov. 15, 2016

The smoke’s so thick in my back yard Civil War reenactors think Atlanta is burning all over again.

I figured the haze wasn’t going to clear when my BBQ enthusiast neighbor eschewed use of his Big Green Egg and

Voters deserve better

10:19 am Nov. 8, 2016

Writing a humor column while millions of Americans are voting for our next president has its risks.

I can’t really mock either candidate because I’m not sure who is going to lose except us. Also, journalists aren’t supposed

Making elections less frightening

12:45 pm Oct. 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered why the U.S. elects the most powerful human being on the planet so close to Halloween … on a Tuesday?

Me either, until this year.

According to polls, which some don’t trust, many

DeKash County is growing

1:44 pm Oct. 18, 2016

Pumping gas is a chore and rarely interesting.

But sometimes you run into something that makes you think.

At the Chevron station near my house, a man lurking in a magenta Cadillac often passes out religious literature.

Time to celebrate 4 new Georgia holidays

9:47 am Oct. 11, 2016

After a weekend of hurricane damage, destruction and stress, many of us could use a day off.

Most state workers got that Monday as they celebrated Columbus Day — one of two holidays Georgia uses to