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I felt I must write a response to the Doyings of Virginia (See May 6 Times “Don’t scrub headstones to a glaring white”)I don't know for sure but I'm guessing the …

COVID-19 is a virus, and like a great many other viruses, the damage that it does is due to the body’s reaction to it: inflammation. The symptoms well-known to the general population – shortness …

Will Rogers died in a plane crash on August 15, 1935, near Point Barrow, Alaska. On August 16, 1935, in New York City, Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers recorded “I Want to Be a Cowboy’s …

It began its life with us as a normal blue car.That summer, my family packed up the blue car and off we went for our vacation. I was a teenager, and we were headed to Yellowstone National Park. A …

First, we would like to thank you for your excellent reporting job in helping us to keep up with Apalachicola news. We have been visiting your town for 25 years and consider it a second home.This is …

The 2021 Legislative session has come to an end with the ceremonial drop of the hankie for “Sine Die.” We won’t be gone for long, as legislators will be returning to Tallahassee in a few short …

I stood in line behind a young lady at the “Just Love Coffee Café” in Nolensville, Tennessee, trying to get a better look at the tattoo running down her left forearm… without looking like I …

Responding to recent articles in The Star regarding student loans and proposals to “forgive” the same, a review of facts is in order.First, it’s crucial to understand that student loans are …

There are tremendous advantages to growing up in a small town. For one thing, it doesn’t take long to get from one end of it to the other.Now, you might not think that a big deal… But if you had …

It’s remembered as a famous party that happened long, long ago. I bet you’ve heard or read about it.Actually, it was probably a great big, blow-out family celebration, not just with uncles and …

Do you compare yourself to other moms?When you see their family photos on social media with their perfectly-dressed, smiling children, do you wonder how do they do it? Why do their lives seem so …

The first bit of “story telling” I can remember was about a dog and a bone. This wayward hound was crossing over a small stream on an equally small bridge (the Childcraft book had pictures) …

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, …

A volunteer, by definition, is a person who does something, especially helping other people, willingly and without being forced or paid to do it. This week April 18 through 24 is not only …

Well, it is tick season here in Franklin County and I’ve already had to pull a few of those bad boys off of myself! This seemed like a good time to share some useful information with you all and …

By now, most Floridians in the Panhandle probably know that the United States Supreme Court has dismissed the state’s lawsuit against Georgia for that state’s unreasonable consumption of …

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding water of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers felt like a legal gut punch. In dismissing the Florida v. Georgia case, the …

The Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC, is sharing information from Darcy Abbott, the mental health coordinator for disaster recovery for the Florida Division of Emergency …

Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (Florida-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the Florida v Georgia case pertaining to management of the …

Do you ever wonder if God grows weary with your constant mess-ups? Perhaps you’re so discouraged because of a recent relapse into sinful behavior that you’ve avoided reading your …

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