Best way to win the marathon—ride in a car!
Let’s admit right up front that I just don’t get many Olympic sports, mostly in the winter games but more than a few in the summer games, too.
Water polo, for instance. How in the world do they get the horses into the pool?
To me, the Olympics just is track and field. Full Story
Westbrook-Walker family saga began in England
One of the early settlers from England to Virginia in America in the 1700’s was John Westbrook.
When Georgia began to lure new settlers, Westbrook and his family packed their wagon and moved their family and slaves to Franklin County.
Joh n We stbrook ’s fami ly included seven children. One of the Westbrook sons was named Stephen. Full Story
‘He’s good at making a fool of himself…’
Frequently, it’s confounding and confusing to get terms and descriptions separated by generation, particularly if you’re passing the three-quarters of a century mark.
For instance, what’s hilarious to me is not necessarily funny to my 32-year-old son. Full Story
Best to think before you click, even for Olympics
Karen McDowell is an analyst for the Information Security Policy and Records Office at the University of Virginia, and she warns the readers of UVaToday about the flood of scams during the Olympics.
She reports 143 scams hit the air waves well before the opening day of the Olympics. Full Story
Budget released, still no tax increase forecast
The proposed county budget for 2013 is now available for viewing on the web site at www.milamcounty.net and at the County Clerk’s office, 107 West Main in Cameron, as prescribed by law.
The certified tax roll for 2012 has been finalized and the total assessed value for Milam County is lower than in 2011. Full Story
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