Opinion

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

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A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  

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By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more

Letters to the editor – 07/01/15

Dear National Media,
You are currently committing character assassination against my home state. Watering down our culture to the abolishment or continuation of a flag. Ignoring our beauty and resilience by honing in on the ugliness of our past. Rather … Read more

Marriage for all and all for marriage

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Enterprise McComb Journal

There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any … Read more

Memories of our county

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Canning Vegetables
I remember the first freezer we ever had. Today, freezers are packed from one year to the next. Folks throw food away in the spring every year … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/24/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Friends of Legion State Park held their annual picnic on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in the historic Lodge. It did not seem like a picnic (held inside) when the Park … Read more

Memories of Our County – 06/24/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

The old Swimming Hole
Now days, folks have pools behind their houses and sometimes the really affluent have them inside. But back in the day, we had our own … Read more

Local NAACP Branch speaks out about hate crimes

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The Winston County Branch NAACP, is concerned about the hate crimes that are being committed in this country – most recently the killing of nine innocent African Americans at the historical Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South … Read more