- Letters to the Editor
Ag exemptions robbing small land owners
A recent Daily Progress article noted that local tax districts are requiring increased documentation to justify timber and agricultural exemptions on rural properties.
Column on Obamacare reminds reader of story
We know the story of the eagle and the clam: To obtain food the clam simply opens its shell and lets in nutrient filled water. Its existence never changes.
A government should be of the people and by the people
Well, “the powers that be” in Cherokee County have been in office for nearly twelve years now, including “the leading good old boy” of them all.
Freedom to vote for candidates of my choice is my right
The other day a brother told me that they are telling us that we can't vote in the Republican Primary if we are Democrats. First of all, the white democrats run to the Republican Party and then tell us we can't vote in their primary! What is up with that?
An intellectually honest approach to health crisis
A few decades ago, when my Dad was the CEO of the largest department store in the south, he and his executive staff made a decision that would have a negative impact on the company's bottom line.
As long as there are tobacco-using customers ...
Last I checked money does rule the world. At least the love of money does.
Capitalism in its purest form provides that which is needed or wanted at a profit. When the dust settles, you will find a profit involved in the move to “phase out” tobacco by CVS Caremark.
Public servants or dignitaries?
The annual Chamber of Commerce banquet was held in Rusk on January 25, 2014. At the beginning of this worthy and entertaining event, an interesting statement was made by the emcee. When recognizing the elected government officials in attendance, and he referred to them as “dignitaries.”
Letter to the Editor: Fuzzy city codes concern resident
Apparent by the mayoral race last year and the show of concern for our community, it is obvious that Jacksonville is alive and well.
Letter To The Editor: Is government hinting at taking over daycares?
Recently I heard that President Obama announced intentions to provide universal daycare for all Americans.
County resident shares experience with dumped animals, shelter fees
After reading a letter to the editor sent in by a reader speaking of her experience with Klein Animal Shelter, I decided to write one about mine.
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