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Saturday 05/30/2015
The ants go marching
Posted: May 30, 2015 - 5:00 am

Somewhere between February and March, an ‘Ant Realtor’ must have held Open House in my kitchen and bathroom.

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Saturday 05/23/2015
Sports Column: Letting go of ‘15 Pisgah seniors tough on Duncan
Posted: May 23, 2015 - 5:00 am

The Pisgah softball team’s nine seniors walked hand-in-hand to receive the Class 3A state-runner up trophy. 

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Happy Memorial Day, Mr. President
Posted: May 23, 2015 - 5:00 am

Ever since his monumental speech to the Coast Guard Academy Cadets about climate change, I have wanted to thank the President of the United States for helping me see the error of my ways.

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Friday 05/08/2015
A few tips Bruce should know
Posted: May 08, 2015 - 11:10 am

First of all, I would like to apologize for my recent attempts at becoming a ‘serious columnist.’ To put it bluntly, I stink at it.

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Wednesday 05/06/2015
The force is not with me
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 8:14 am

I’m convinced that up until a few years ago, I was one of the few southerners that had never visited the Smokey Mountains.

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Tuesday 05/05/2015
Taking the blame
Posted: May 05, 2015 - 8:14 am

One of the better new TV series I’ve seen in a while came to an end Sunday night, capping what was a roller coaster ride of mysterious twists and turns that kept viewers guessing. The show, “Secrets and Lies,” was an ABC crime drama, and after watching the thrilling finale, I hated to see it come to an end. Though the storyline was fictional, the situation was realistic enough to be believable, and the superb acting made it even more so. I could go on and on about how good the show was, but my focus today will be on the concept of sacrifice as it relates to the show’s finale.

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Friday 05/01/2015
Politically correct or not?
Posted: May 01, 2015 - 8:15 am

What happened to the days when your mother could freeze you in your tracks with just one look, or your daddy could say, ‘just wait ‘till we get home,’ and fill you with dread for an entire day?

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Tuesday 04/28/2015
Not all apps are useful
Posted: April 28, 2015 - 8:12 am

A new show debuted on the Game Show Network last week for a five-day premiere event. The show, “Lie Detectors,” featured a panel of three comedians tasked with describing something for an audience of contestants. The things being described ranged from celebrity statements on Twitter to smartphone apps to infomercial products, and audience members had to decipher which one of the three comedians was telling the truth. This proved difficult at times, but none more so than when three apps were being described during last Friday’s episode.

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Friday 04/24/2015
A letter I’ll never mail
Posted: April 24, 2015 - 8:18 am

Dear Alabama State Revenue Department,

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Tebow’s last shot is his best
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 8:29 am

Tim Tebow is getting another chance at his football dream.

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