Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Opinion

Letters to the editor

Gas tax
Published: 01/18/15

Action is better late than never

Why is it that we seem to float through our days feeling safe and protected even when we’re not? We seldom worry about the dangers all around us until something forces us to recognize how vulnerable we really are. ...
Published: 01/18/15

Saying yes to dress shopping

My friend and coworker, Duliana, announced to me last year that she was getting married. Sure, I was happy for her and her fiancé, John, but I was also looking forward to something more personal that could directly affect me: helping the bride-t...
Published: 01/17/15

Harvard's dean has good reason to visit Florida's heartland

Most people accept that a college degree can significantly increase your lifetime earning potential, but increasing rates of college attainment also brings local, regional and even national economic benefits. However, in rural and often low-income sc...
Published: 01/14/15
Updated: 01/16/15

Rules for the new snowbird

First off you need to know that we are very happy to have you here in Highlands County. If this is your first time, or you just need an update about Highlands County, here are a few things you need to know. Keep in mind that some of them are tongue a...
Published: 01/16/15

Letters to the editor

The liberal slant
Published: 01/17/15

To live and to die

If I have learned anything in this marvelous episode called life, it is that it is totally unpredictable. There are days of pure joy and nights of pure dread. These past couple of years have been among the most painful, trying; yet, instructive years...
Published: 01/17/15

The time is now

No one has ever made this point more clearly than King Solomon: “To everything there is a season and a time…a time to keep silence, and a time to speak” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7). It has been echoed from Elvis — “a litt...
Published: 01/16/15

Letters to the editor

A man’s responsibility
Published: 01/15/15

Broken phone screen causes the blues

In the age of iPads and iPhones, it seems that everyone is always dying to have the latest technological device. Unfortunately, as our technology tends to grow, so does the risk of breaking that technology. Each time a new model of the iPhone comes o...
Published: 01/14/15

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