The first utterance of the now famous phrase, “flatten the curve,” was in about 1962. I uttered it to my barber. You see, I had a curve of hair that, if Brain Wilson of the Beach Boys had seen, it would have inspired a surfing song.

Catholic students at UWG now have a place to call home with the opening of the new Catholic Center, just in time for the fall semester.

Dang that Corona Virus. It’s messed up lots of really important things for kids. You know, things like graduations, proms, summer activities, etc, Now, what will homecoming weekends look like? Social distancing, face masks at homecoming? These are strange times indeed.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Midway Church has been operating a food pantry. But since the virus hit, the church has made it a curbside service.

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Have you ever wondered if it is? Is wrestling fake?

Someone in my church told me. As soon as she told me, I knew there was a sermon in it. What she told me was, a friend of hers has a horse named “Preacher.”

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Each year, Oak Grove Baptist Church sends a mission trip to help those in neighboring states with much-needed home projects. This year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic caused the church to cancel their annual mission of good will.

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Four area churches have received church improvement grants this week from the Community Foundation of West Georgia.

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Union Hill Baptist Church of Ranburne, Alabama, will have a gospel singing and worship service on Sunday, July 26, beginning at 9:30 a.m.(CDT).

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A local food pantry and ministry is getting closer to opening a new facility in Carrollton to offer more support to those facing poverty.

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Years ago, I went to vote in a run-off election and took our then, six-year-old daughter, Natalie, along for the educational experience. Natalie was impressed; we had voting at our house that night. She kept passing out ballots to me, Sheri and our son, Tyler (so many ballots that I thought …

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You might want to be careful before you mock the poor. I hear it around town. I heard it not long ago over lunch: “They are lazy; they don’t want to work; they aren’t smart.”

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There was a large truck with a closed aluminum trailer on the back, moving very erratically down the highway. A state trooper watched as the truck would go fast for about a mile, lose speed and then come to a stop on the shoulder. The driver got out, took a long stick and began to beat the s…

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He picked an odd place to sleep. I guess, but then maybe not. The odd place to sleep just happened to be right in front of the front doors of our church.

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Union Hill Baptist Church in Ranburne, Alabama, is having a gospel singing and worship service featuring The Troy Burns Family from Bryson City, NC, on Sunday, June 14, beginning at 10:30 AM (CDT).

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I rode the elevator with America. The elevator I rode is one in Houston, Texas, MD Anderson Hospital. It was one of many elevators. I happened to be on it because I had parked the car and was headed to the waiting room on the seventh floor of the hospital where Sheri had an appointment.