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Brown: Celebrate America

Today is the Fourth of July, and this holiday is one of my very favorite and most memorable holidays of the year....

Brown: Looking at what offices are up for election this fall

As I was commuting to the office one day last week, I had a rare moment where I decided to turn off...

Brown: The era of destructive politics

No matter what we do, no matter where we go, no matter our profession, politics affects us all. These days, on the...

Green: Shed Road widening no joke

I have a dark sense of humor. Some people find it off putting, others find it endearing. A joke I make in...

Brown: D-Day important to remember

Last Thursday, June 6, 2019, marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Officially named “Operation Overlord,” D-Day saw more than 160,000 allied troops...

Letter: Roe v. Wade was always constitutionally suspect

In recent weeks several states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia and, likely, soon Louisiana will have passed new pro-life legislation.  In this...

Brown: Support our local law enforcement officers

When I was growing up in the late 1960s and 70s, respect for our our law enforcement and those that keep us...

BCOA: Senate Bill 174 will help our local seniors

I find that when I talk to our senior citizens and/or their families, they are sometimes surprised that...

Memorial Day is a time to honor, salute what makes America great

This past Monday, Americans celebrated Memorial Day. Truly, this is a day on which we both remember and honor our veterans who...

Tips for politicians running for office

Signs. Signs. Everywhere, signs. In case you haven’t noticed, it is political season across the state. One can hardly drive down a...