Opinion

Letters to the editor

Sales tax needed
Published: 04/30/16

The good ole days: Cruising to the oldies

My first car was a 1964 Ford Ranchero. It was one of those combination car and truck vehicles, like the Chevy El Camino. Some people called those things a “cruck.” I wasn’t yet 16 in 1964. In fact I wasn’t even born yet. S...
Published: 04/30/16
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

The myth of making money
Published: 04/29/16

There is more good than bad, for those who look around

Have you noticed? Newspapers, social media and cell phones are full of good and bad — and sometimes shocking — news!
Published: 04/29/16

Bird watchers: Creepy or just creeping around?

The initial description was so spot on it reminded me of the identifying mark at the base of the primary feathers on a black-throated blue warbler.
Published: 04/28/16

Letters to the editor

Campaign funds
Published: 04/28/16

Avon Park councilor should have recused himself from controversial motion

Avon Park City Councilman Parke Sutherland should have known better. When he made his controversial motion to terminate City Manager Julian Deleon Monday, three days after Deleon fired his wife, Maria Sutherland, he should have known he was opening h...
Published: 04/27/16

Adventures in academic outings

“Transcribe the set to mRNA.”
Published: 04/27/16

Letters to the editor

We are not creepy
Published: 04/27/16

The many roles of a teacher

Editor’s note: Local teacher Mike Lee makes his debut as our Tuesday community columnist. Every week he will share his experiences as an educator and motivator or a “life coach” as he likes to sometimes describe himself....
Published: 04/26/16