Eighteenth Century British essayist Samuel Johnson once observed of a friend who was planning to re-marry a few years after his first marriage ended badly, "It is a triumph of hope over experience."
So you say you want a daddy for your president?
For the past couple of years, the regular meetings of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors have been largely tranquil gatherings.
As a general rule, I loathe both Holocaust and slavery comparisons.
It is Twelfth Night. Beneath a balcony in the French Quarter, we listen as dignitaries high above welcome Joan of Arc and the start of Carnival season.
On Dec. 18, 2015, I resolved not to purchase any apparel, including shoes or accessories, for a whole year.
Reports of Jeb Bush's political death may be greatly exaggerated.
CHARLESTON, S.C.-- By broad consensus, the winner of Thursday night's GOP debate was Donald Trump, followed by Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, with most of the postgame commentary focused on "the fight" between Cruz and Trump. Oh, how we love a good fight.
She was an immigrant, accompanying her new husband in search of the American Dream. Eighteen years his junior, she spoke minimal English and left every relative across the Atlantic.
A letter from a 93-year-old woman in Bartahatchie leads to living room in Brooksville. There on Thursday afternoon I heard stories about long-ago teenagers dancing barefoot in a local dance hall and learned some of the finer points of making Jerusalem artichoke relish.
A rose to the community schools, churches and civic organizations for their programs honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the holiday set aside to remember the civil rights leader.
On Thursday, a group of Columbus residents gathered at Columbus High School to listen and speak on the subject of gun violence in the city.
Horses and earthquakes may seem like an unusual mix of topics for a column that is generally about history and it is.
It seems to be an issue that isn't an issue but is, if you know what I mean.
With insidious truth managers dominating social media, the Internet, the blogosphere, talk radio, and cable news, how can the average citizen uncover reality?
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