Opinion Forum

Opinion Forum

School shootings are dramatically up, as are the lame excuses for them

School shootings are dramatically on the rise; it’s not a myth, as some will have you believe. The lame excuses offered for them by some are also not supported by the evidence. It’s time we listen to a majority of Americans, gun owners and NRA members, and adopt some common sense reforms, before guns are outlawed by people fed up with such shootings as well as the false explanations.

Opinion Forum

Expand rural broadband by lowering costs

Georgia’s leaders widely see broadband as key infrastructure for a 21st century economy. The members of the House Rural Development Council made it clear expanding high speed internet to more rural markets is a priority as they tackle the issues related to economic prosperity and growth in rural Georgia. Areas with access to broadband have one of the critical ingredients for growth – and those that don’t face the possibility of falling farther behind.

A few protestors hold signs outside Drag Queen Storytime event

Colgay PRIDE sponsored Drag Queen Storytime at the Mildred L. Terry Library Saturday that drew a few protestors outside along Veterans Parkway