'Saigon has fallen' -- a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end

EDITOR'S NOTE: More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975.

Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

No American should be willing to sacrifice liberty - our freedom to govern ourselves - for the sake of a political agenda.

AP props up president

Who's afraid of the AP wolf? Brave journalism.

The Way We Were: Public feared polio

It is difficult to convey to our modern generations the fear that poliomyelitis, more commonly known as polio, had on generations of Augustans.

Starved for moral leadership

The ongoing extermination of Christians in the Mideast today cries out for moral leadership.

Rants & Raves

Thank goodness, most folks in Columbia County recognize the fact that the quality of life they enjoy is due to the wonderful school system they have.

Walker resume impressive

I consider my vote the end product of an interview process that will continue until the November 2016 presidential election.

A suggestion to the kingmakers: Cultivate your ability to compromise

The maturity to make these decisions calls for authorities to have excellent compromising skills.

Georgia State coach will have his lucky chair back for game vs. Xavier

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia State coach Ron Hunter doesn't mind getting a new cast. But don't even think about swapping out his chair.

Rants & Raves

This is a Rave to the Co­lumbia County Water Department to help me with a leaking water line last Friday. The water department was at my home early Saturday and completed the job promptly.