• Why I returned to Iowa

    As I leave Weems Memorial Hospital from the position of CEO, I want to share some of the background for my decision. I am speaking only for myself and neither the hospital board of trustees nor ...


  • Toxic coal ash puts river at risk

    Early this year, the picturesque Dan River in North Carolina was hit by a devastating toxic spill that spread 70 miles downstream, poisoning the water and everything in it. Why am I telling you ...


  • I don’t believe I told that!

    Least that’s what everybody tells me when I tell it. It’s like, “Keep yo’ mouth shut and let folks think you’re stupid or say something and remove all doubt.” It wasn’t the dumbest thing I have ...


  • Thanks for caring for a great old town

    I just returned from Apalachicola visiting my daughter Deborah Horn in her house celebrating her July 3 birthday and my July 4 birthday. We fell in love with this lovely town on many summer ...


  • Where was Pam Nobles

    Dear Editor, My wife, myself and many of our friends were wondering why Pam Nobles and her "Dancing Troupe of Young Men & Women" weren't included in the 4th of July Parade (held o... READ MORE

  • Dear Cus, did you see the letter in the Times

    Dear Cus, did you see the letter in the Times from the lady that is supporting Gwen Graham and Nancy Pelosi for Congress? (See “Southerland salvo just Tea Party extremism” pg. A4, June 5, 2014 ... READ MORE

  • Time to close Sikes Cut

    In response to the June 5 article about the oyster harvest being cut back (see “Cuts in store for summer oyster harvest,” pg. A1), if low river flow is in fact the "new normal," it ...


  • Give help where help is needed

    If you live in Carrabelle, you have ate at Hog Wild. You can think of the place, and picture Linda and Ken Lapaz in your mind, Southern down home friendliness and a phenomenal buffet. Anytime ... READ MORE