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Crucified between the sky and the earth

By Charles Qualls A friend of mine who is a pastor now tells the story from his football days at a small community college in ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributor.

Looking Back: Holland-Franklin Highway approved

Feb. 17, 1921 By Clyde Parker The rivalry for the route of the Holland-Franklin segment of the proposed Norfolk-Richmond superhighway has been settled by State ... Read more

6 days ago by Contributor.

The chair

By Nathan Decker Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

Being responsible is not fear

By Charles Qualls This Sunday, we wrapped up a sermon series that was called, “Never Waste a Good Crisis: Lessons We Should Learn From the ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

Who’s got a big heart?

FRANKLIN Above: Girlie McCauley gets close and personal for her picture with Mr. Heart. He made his recent appearance at the MLK Jr. Community Center ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Cowles.


By Scott Baker Most people have heard of Shrove Tuesday; aka Fat Tuesday; aka Mardi Gras. But I wonder how many know that Shrove Tuesday ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributor.

Mary Blythe’s ‘quiet strength’ keeps her going at 100

FRANKLIN The family of Mary Blythe of Village at Woods Edge came to pay homage to their matriarch on Saturday. What made this visit extra ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Cowles.

Moses didn’t really want to stop

By Charles Qualls We can suppose we understand something like the Grand Canyon from pictures until we step onto the dusty, grainy crushed gravel that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Contributor.

Competition or cooperation?

By Scott Baker Yesterday, most of America observed what has become an unofficial holiday: Super Bowl Sunday. It is a testament to all that Americans ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Contributor.

The elusive virtue

By Scott Baker I’m sure many of you are like me and living into that old prayer, “O Lord, grant me patience, but I want ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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