Anti-Fascist group labels Whitewater teacher a ‘white power agitator’

The ugliness that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend spread across the world as white nationalists from multiple hate groups marched in solidarity, denouncing minority groups and stirring up violence. The movement, which was the largest such gathering in decades, served as a reminder of the amount and intensity of hate in America….

Painting messages of kindness

Expanding on its vision to spread random acts of kindness throughout the area, the Fayette Rocks Kindness Project hosted their first school-wide painting project at Sara Harp Minter Elementary last week. Students were tasked with painting stones with colorful, inspirational messages, with each grade level participating throughout the day. Started by Megan Murphy in Cape…

BOC grapples with assisting non-profits

At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, the agenda demanded tough decisions to be made on requests from a pair of non-profits in need of support, both staring at rent difficulties. Fayette Factor asked for $7,000, and Fayette Care Clinic sought $14,000. Fayette Factor is a collaborative of local businesses, civic leaders, law enforcement,…

Bummer Crop

Dear Tomato Plants, I’m writing today to inform you of my serious disappointment in your product this season. As I have been pleased with your fruits in the past, I am hoping that you just stumbled a bit. Surely next year will bear more fruit – a bumper crop! – instead of a bummer crop. From day…

Love sweet love

Oh my. My, my.  We had the sweetest Homecoming at our church this past weekend. Bill and I have only been members at that ‘little white church in a dell’ over in Sharpsburg, Georgia, for about four years, but, I believe, we enjoyed the two-day affair almost as much as those who grew up in…

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