Macon County Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/OPINION http://maconcountytimes.com/section/OPINION Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:51:43 EST 1800 Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152025990/Golden-Oaks-Village-News To our readers: There is no column from Juanita White this week due to a recent hospitalization. Our thoughts and prayers are with her. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:06:41 EST February 24 holds significant meaning http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151997165/February-24-holds-significant-meaning As I have written in a previous column, my father was a tobacco man. If he were not working on his current crop he was thinking about next year's. For my father and our family, February 24 held significant meaning. First, it is my older brother... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:41:41 EST Governor’s budget cut threatens those with severe mental illness http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152015135/Governors-budget-cut-threatens-those-with-severe-mental-illness When you read about the governor's cuts in the state budget, the revenue removed doesn't usually have such dramatic impact on you or the county in which you live. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:26:41 EST Love of money root of all evil http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151872082/Love-of-money-root-of-all-evil You have oft heard it said, “Money is the root of all evil.” That, of course, is misquoting the Bible verse which reads, “For the love of money is the root of all evil.” That is true because with money comes power and with... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:06:41 EST Dr. Bernard Wiggins: Ain’t having no hate in this house http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151749221/Dr.-Bernard-Wiggins:-Aint-having-no-hate-in-this-house A few years ago, Dr. Bernard Wiggins came into my office to pay his rent. My father had recently died from Alzheimer's disease, and I was one of his caregivers. I could tell Dr. Wiggins was in the early stages of some form of dementia, probably... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:36:43 EST If this was all there was… http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151748427/If-this-was-all-there-was Paul, the apostle, wrote to his young understudy Timothy, “This know also, that in the last days perilous (stressful or dangerous) times shall come.” An old Chinese saying offers this wish: “May you live in interesting... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:01:41 EST Thanks for sponsoring essays http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151699833/Thanks-for-sponsoring-essays Dear Editor: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:01:43 EST Give bus drivers pat on back http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151634354/Give-bus-drivers-pat-on-back Dear Editor: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 17:51:41 EST Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151645414/ Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? As I start my News off for this week. It's been a great week here in our Village. Most residents are about the same. As always some don't feel so well. The... Wed, 4 Feb 2015 11:21:41 EST Gone but not forgotten http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151633192/Gone-but-not-forgotten Dear Editor: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 05:16:43 EST Thanks for Spelling Bee http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151549632/Thanks-for-Spelling-Bee Dear Editor, Wed, 4 Feb 2015 05:01:52 EST Animal cruelty should be reported http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151596902/Animal-cruelty-should-be-reported Dear Editor: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 05:01:51 EST Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151191236/Golden-Oaks-Village-News Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? Most residents are doing fine and that is good news. Time goes so fast. We know what they say we are getting old. It's always something to do or go somewhere to keep... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:01:42 EST Keep chicken houses out http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151176453/Keep-chicken-houses-out Dear Editor: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:01:53 EST Calvary Baptist says thanks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151160494/Calvary-Baptist-says-thanks Dear Editor:Calvary Baptist Church would like to acknowledge and thank the Red Boiling Springs Dollar Store and others in the community that participated in the Christmas toy drive.Thank you,Reba Hilton Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:01:41 EST Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/151111761/Golden-Oaks-Village-News Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? Things here in the Village are great. Still cool and rainy. That's fine. It's always great to have the rain. Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:23:11 EST Santa letter http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151019395/Santa-letter Note: This letter was inadvertently omitted in our “Letters to Santa” section last week.Dear Santa, Thu, 1 Jan 2015 14:11:07 EST Kudos to Wal-Mart employees http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/151016209/Kudos-to-Wal-Mart-employees Dear Editor: Thu, 1 Jan 2015 05:01:17 EST