The danger of fake news

On August 28, 1963, 250,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C.  for a rally addressing jobs, freedom, and emancipation. Martin Luther King, Jr. was not the first, nor the keynote speaker; he was the last speaker. No one wanted to be last for fear that the press would have long since departed. Dr. King agreed to…

Omie Lee Carson Bailey

Omie Lee Carson Bailey Omie Lee Carson Bailey, 97, of Carrollton, GA, formerly of Brooks, GA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Mrs. Bailey was born March 16, 1919 in Fayette County, GA to John Walter and Cora Mae Jones Carson. She graduated from Fayette County High School in…

Adventures in Bingeing

I have been considerably “under the weather” lately, and it may be some time till I’m able to smile again. Seems it will take two weeks to get approval from my insurance in order to get the cortisone shot in my neck (aka trigger-point injection) which may relieve the pinched nerve that is causing so…

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