Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

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  • A fun week in the Blue Ridge

    Helen, Georgia and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains has been sort of a second home to B. J. and me for many years.

    July 16, 2014

  • Surrendering Frees Energy to Move On

    Many of the wisdom traditions speak about the power of surrender. Surrender is not an easy word for those of us in Western civilization, for it implies 'giving up', or losing. It may even be associated with a sense of shame. The opposite of surrender might be 'fighting to the death'.

    July 15, 2014

  • Life, Liberty, and….. Quizzes?

    Before I can talk about quizzes, I have to talk about Facebook.  I opened a Facebook account after so many people told me they were always seeing my daughters on Facebook.

    July 14, 2014

  • Life, liberty, and ... phobias?

    The Global Warming/climate change/climate disruption/I hate the weather fear-mongers need to adopt a better sales pitch if they’re ever going to get me on board their program.

    May 16, 2014

  • Confederate Values and Principles Remain Important

    April is officially recognized as Confederate History and Heritage month in Georgia by Senate bill 27 passed by the Georgia Legislature in 2009 and citizens are encouraged to increase their knowledge and understanding of Georgia’s role in the CSA and the War for Southern Independence of 1861-1865 (Civil War).

    May 16, 2014

  • Sheriff Donnie Haralson My favorite lawman

    In loving memory of Sheriff Donnie Haralson
    August 11, 1955 - March 4, 2014

    Our community mourned  Friday as our greatest mentor and friend, Sheriff Donnie Haralson, was laid to rest after a lengthy and valiantly fought battle with cancer.

    March 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Letter to the Editor

    I enjoy reminders of what I have:  Freedom to be whomever I choose and to choose who leads me in government, abundance of good food, housing, transportation, and education opportunity, and above all others the freedom to worship as I believe and God’s grace in my Savior from sin.

    February 18, 2014

  • God loves the hurt away

    There are many things in life that we simply don’t understand.

    February 5, 2014

  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editors,
    Cordele is probably not unique in that the story of our community has been told in the pages of a locally printed newspaper through the years.
    While it seems that our rapidly changing technologies threaten the future of small towns, maybe even metropolitan areas, newspapers will be difficult for at least one more generation to find a substitute for local reporting.

    January 11, 2014

  • One of God’s little lessons

    NOTE: This was a little pre-New Year story that I shared with friends on facebook about a personal experience on New Year’s Eve. By request of several of those friends I decided to share it here for our readers who may not be on social media to enjoy.

    January 5, 2014

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