Macon County Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/OPINION http://maconcountytimes.com/section/OPINION Sat, 30 May 2015 16:02:37 EST 1800 Taekwondo thanks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153615265/Taekwondo-thanks Dear Editor: Wed, 27 May 2015 12:31:41 EST The way of the hoe http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153714787/The-way-of-the-hoe Recently, I was going through some old tools which belonged to my maternal grandfather, W. H. Brim. There was a single tree, a bush cutter, the head of a pick-axe, and the metal neck and blade of a hoe, long retired, along with other odds and ends. Wed, 27 May 2015 08:31:42 EST When will Wells be placed? http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153526162/When-will-Wells-be-placed Dear Editor: Wed, 20 May 2015 13:51:43 EST Service Learning appreciative http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153495729/Service-Learning-appreciative Dear Editor:Macon County Schools Work-Based Learning Program would like to thank the following businesses for their partnership during the 2014-2015 SY. WE APPRECIATE YOU! Wed, 20 May 2015 10:21:41 EST Amazing grace times two http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153556476/Amazing-grace-times-two Savannah, GA has become one of my favorite southern cities. Fortunately, it is also a favorite convention city as well. For that reason, I get to visit Savannah quite often on speaking assignments. On a few occasions, clients have put me up in the... Wed, 20 May 2015 08:31:41 EST Amazing grace for the rich http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153418512/Amazing-grace-for-the-rich In the summer of 2010, I wrote a column about an old, black man I encountered while on a trip to Savannah, GA. He was singing Amazing Grace on a sweltering afternoon down on the river front. The column has turned out to be one of my most... Wed, 13 May 2015 10:46:41 EST Wells appreciated http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153241129/Wells-appreciated Dear Editor: Wed, 6 May 2015 19:41:42 EST Thanks to Ms. Donna http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153240818/Thanks-to-Ms.-Donna Dear Editor: Wed, 6 May 2015 19:21:41 EST Thanks for mother http://maconcountytimes.com/news/letters-opinion/153098415/Thanks-for-mother Dear Editor: Wed, 6 May 2015 14:01:41 EST Holland inspires http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153241028/Holland-inspires Dear Editor:My most inspiring teacher that I have ever had would have to be Mrs. Debbie Holland in fourth grade. She was one of the first teachers that I had who really pushed us to be better people, not just better students. Wed, 6 May 2015 07:36:41 EST Things I miss the most http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153290228/Things-I-miss-the-most Please don't get me wrong. I'm not for living in the past. But Bob Dylan was right when he wrote, “The times, they are a changin'.” Indeed, they are, and fast. Wed, 6 May 2015 05:01:41 EST Thanks for saving life http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/153168750/Thanks-for-saving-life Dear Editor: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:56:41 EST A feline feature- Part 2 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153150046/A-feline-feature--Part-2 If you, by chance, read my column last week you learned how I came into possession of a tuxedo kitten. Because I saved his life, he “took” to me right away. He never showed any fear of me, and by day two I had him purring…like a... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:01:41 EST A feline feature http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153018265/A-feline-feature I've never been a cat lover, but I have always found them fascinating. My friend, Jim Marshall, has four house cats. Actually he had four house cats. Well, to be honest, one of them is not a house cat. He is an outside cat that comes to the door... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:41:42 EST Good Samaritan http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152834049/Good-Samaritan Dear Editor: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:26:42 EST Throwing things http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152911315/Throwing-things A projectile is usually defined as a missile or bullet.It can, however, be used to identify any object impelled through the air. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:36:42 EST Lionesses say thanks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/letters-opinion/152768063/Lionesses-say-thanks Dear Editor: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 14:46:41 EST Cothron says thanks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152760481/Cothron-says-thanks Dear Editor:I just want to thank everyone for everything that was said or done on behalf of my retirement from Macon Bank and Trust Company last week. Wed, 8 Apr 2015 09:11:42 EST Even more sayings and quotes http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152761831/Even-more-sayings-and-quotes Not only did my recent column on sayings generate an excellent response from readers, it also stirred my imagination. Wed, 8 Apr 2015 06:01:41 EST Jones says thanks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152638828/Jones-says-thanks Dear Editor: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:21:41 EST