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Willie says ‘kudos’ to parents who teach their children manners!
March 25, 2010 – 7:27 pm | No Comment
Willie says ‘kudos’ to parents who teach their children manners! | Test

Willie,
My husband and I went to the local Ruby Tuesdays the other day for lunch. We were told that 55 fifth-grade students had just been seated in the dining room. With a silent grunt, we were seated at a nearby booth. Everyone was quiet. Each booth had four boys or four girls eating their lunch and talking.

Willie’s ears are bent by today’s long-winded readers
March 24, 2010 – 7:48 pm | 2 Comments
Willie’s ears are bent by today’s long-winded readers | Test

Willie,
In a recent response regarding health care reform, you stated, “It’s not going to cover our elected officials because they have already provided themselves with Cadillac health care plans.” Although you didn’t specify which elected officials you were referring to, I’m going to guess you were referring to our US Senators, like DeMint and Graham, and our Representatives, like Gresham Barrett.

Ask Dr. Debra, 3-25
March 24, 2010 – 7:12 pm | No Comment
Ask Dr. Debra, 3-25 | Test

Overcoming a bad childhood can produce a good life

Turning at 4-way stop isn’t brain surgery
March 23, 2010 – 7:51 pm | No Comment
Turning at 4-way stop isn’t brain surgery | Test

Willie,
My comments are concerning the four-way stop on Highway 11. My heart goes out to this family in their loss. Although this is an improvement, it is the worst in application for those that use this intersection daily.

Savvy Senior 3-24
March 23, 2010 – 7:30 pm | No Comment
Savvy Senior 3-24 | Test

Dear Savvy Senior,
My 60-year-old husband has become a terrible snorer, especially over the past few years. It’s gotten to the point I can’t stand to sleep in the same room as him anymore. What can help us?

Living well, 3-24
March 23, 2010 – 7:15 pm | No Comment
Living well, 3-24 | Test

When you take your child in for a medical problem, you usually tell the doctor “his ear hurts,” or “her nose is running” or “he has a rash.” This is called the “chief complaint” and is a statement of what is happening. By understanding what is actually wrong, you and the doctor can devise a solution.

Ol’ Willie is a fan of spring and spring cleaning!
March 22, 2010 – 7:34 pm | One Comment
Ol’ Willie is a fan of spring and spring cleaning! | Test

Willie thinks spring is a perfect time for Spring Cleaning — our houses, our cars, our yards, our garages, our carports, our everything!!! Come ’on friends. I challenge us all — my procrastinating self included — to take up those projects we’ve all been putting off since whenever!

Hints from Heloise, 3-23
March 22, 2010 – 7:21 pm | No Comment
Hints from Heloise, 3-23 | Test

A debate on the gift card

Greg Oliver: Spring is finally here
March 20, 2010 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Spring is finally here | Test

Today marks the first official day of spring, and while there is always the possibility of another cold snap, there’s something about March 20 that is always special.

How to live life lower on the hog, 3-20
March 19, 2010 – 7:47 pm | No Comment
How to live life lower on the hog, 3-20 | Test

America has become a homogenous blend of its people. The cultures have intermixed, and we each have adopted what we like best of the music, food, dance or lifestyles of other cultures.

Kudzu Corner
March 19, 2010 – 7:38 pm | No Comment
Kudzu Corner | Test

Old Bubo Newsome, pride of Hartsell, was a great major league pitcher, but it seems other teams wanted him more than the team that had him. In a career that spanned two decades, he was traded 16 times. Quick with a quotable quip, he was an odds-on favorite with sports writers.

Willie agrees that the fine law enforcement of this town deserve a lunch break!
March 19, 2010 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
Willie agrees that the fine law enforcement of this town deserve a lunch break! | Test

Willie,
To the person who was complaining about the police officers in this county doing nothing but sitting around eating at Subway, are you kidding me? Sometimes I think people have nothing else to do but sit around and complain about the pettiest things they can drum up.

Willie’s back, and he’s feeling better than ever!
March 19, 2010 – 12:45 pm | One Comment
Willie’s back, and he’s feeling better than ever! | Test

Willie says:

I bet y’all didn’t even miss me yesterday, did ya? I guess these old bones just can’t take all that dancing like they used to — doing the Irish jig is dang strenuous! A few tubes of joint cream and I’m as good as new today!

Steven Bradley: Tigers don’t deserve bad NCAA rap — yet
March 19, 2010 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Steven Bradley: Tigers don’t deserve bad NCAA rap — yet | Test

Life is full of circumstances, and sometimes happenstance causes us to develop perceptions that don’t reflect reality.