Opinion

Opinion

Inside the Trump-Kim summit: What it really means

Clearly, the Trump-Kim nuclear-weapons summit had all the elements to make it historic, must-see TV. What is unknown, despite the blizzard of post-summit coverage, criticism and speculation, is exactly what the event might actually mean, if anything.

Opinion

Turns out Macon-Bibb consolidation wasn't such a great deal afterall

If voters are truly frustrated with how their local government is managing corporate finances, they might want to keep those frustrations in mind the next time local elections are held. Robert Reichert has been mayor (first of Macon, then of the consolidated government) since 2007. Many of the same faces have populated the city council/county commission for a long period of time as well. Maybe some concerned citizens who have a background in management and finance should consider providing voters with some fresh options at the ballot box during the next election cycle.

Opinion

Apologies for being so sick of apologies

I apologize for being so sick of apologies. No, I take that back. What is this with apologies these days? Apologies have been a running story and meme, an actual industry covered ad nauseum by cable channels, as if they’re important.

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Macon's the new flashpoint in America's abortion debate

Suddenly, we here in Middle Georgia are on the verge of becoming a flashpoint on the issue that has divided this nation for decades. If you do call up your local public servants to ask them to fight the opening of this clinic, you might also want to mention that they’d best tighten up their spending habits as well, because there’s a good chance that the already cash-strapped Macon-Bibb government would have to defend its actions in court.

$50 million downtown project

Proposal for Exchange Block across from the Government Center gets over first P&Z hurdle