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Thursday, Jul 02, 2015

Opinion

Support local small businesses all year

Once a year, America celebrates a relatively recently invented holiday known as “Small Business Saturday.” Growing up in a community that thrives off of the commerce created by local businesses, I can certainly see eye to eye with the c...
Published: 06/24/15

Events such as the Heartland Triathlon show what real success is all about

Almost every community in America looks for events to put on that promotes the area, provides an economic boost and serves an important purpose. In Highlands County we have several of these that have been successful, and the Heartland Triathlon, curr...
Published: 06/21/15

A ticket, a ticket; my kingdom for a ticket

It’s the 18th of June and already too late to book a mid-July flight. At least that’s what all the airlines are telling me – simply no affordable seats left. However, if I’m willing to pay a totally ridiculous sky-high pri...
Published: 06/21/15

Snitches don’t always get stitches

Growing up is not easy. That statement rings as true today as it did 100 years ago, or at the very least, 30 years ago. My memory has been playing a few cruel tricks on me lately, but it has more to do with placement of car keys than what I was up to...
Published: 06/20/15

Is downsizing the secret to happiness?

This past Dec. 31, “People who believe in hell tend to be less happy” occupied number 40 on The Tampa Tribune’s list—“50 Things we know now that we didn’t last year.” Perhaps the only thing more epheme...
Published: 06/19/15

Line of sight keeps changing

I’ve spent the past two weeks trying to train my brain, or is it my eyes? Maybe both, since they need to agree if this is ever going to work.
Updated one month ago

Letters to the editor

Ignorance of government
Updated one month ago

Summer classes aren’t so bad

Growing up, I always remember hearing the societal stigma surrounding summer school. I had never really had any firsthand experience with summer school, nor had I ever known anyone who had attended it. Over time I became convinced that it was simply ...
Updated one month ago

Letters to the editor

Voter identification
Updated one month ago

Letters to the editor

Statesmen needed in Legislature
Updated one month ago