As a Baptist pastor, I am saddened by the decision of the Board of Aldermen to go back on its initial "Plus-One" insurance option.
Label this "exit interview." The family embarked this summer on our fifth move in 18 years, thanks to the bread-winning husband and father who is in the American manufacturing industry. In more ways than one, I'm glad I got to know ya! In more ways than one, I am glad to be leaving you.
Based upon the limited information we have, what are we ordinary citizens supposed to believe about the purchase of new school books by the Board of the Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD)?
Rufus Ward has, once again, written a well researched and interesting historical article, specifically the piece on Columbus AFB Heritage, in Sunday's edition. As a retired Air Force officer and pilot, I greatly appreciate the long running contributions of the base to the Columbus community and, more importantly, to our nation's national security.
It makes me so sad to read about the mural on Catfish Alley. When will people realize that this is our town and when you deface and try to destroy, that you are doing it to all of us?
As you are aware, my son Ralph, and his friend, David Knighten, were brutally beaten at the Huddle House in West Point early Saturday morning. The senselessness of this crime has cast a pall over not only the victims and their families, but over our entire community as well.
After reading the editorial about privatizing Public Works in The Dispatch Thursday I'm still asking myself, "Why in the world did David Armstrong suggest a tax increase was inevitable and why would he not want to allow the company to do an audit, free of charge to us, in order to advise us on whether it would be a money saving move or not?
1. Our View: More questions than answers on Cadence building for SPD DISPATCH EDITORIALS
2. Our View: Finding a successor for Mr. Lewis DISPATCH EDITORIALS
4. Froma Harrop: Pottersville goes online NATIONAL COLUMNS
5. Lynn Spruill: Universal language LOCAL COLUMNS