Monthly Archives: October 2017

Living without fear

This column was written on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Unbeknownst to them, while fun seekers residents were at the Fair, Las Vegas was subject to one of the most horrific acts in modern American history. This article encourages us to think beyond violence and to avoid being held emotionally hostage to the fear of embracing…

Drug Free Fayette, schools hosting opioid abuse town hall

Special to Fayette Newspapers Fayette County leaders will hold a town hall to address the growing concern for opioid abuse on Thursday, Oct. 19. The 6:30 p.m. gathering at the Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville, called “Not Our Town, Not Our Kids: Pain Killers, Heroin and Overdose,” aims to stem the rising tide of addiction. Opioids include…

Beach Time, Sweet Time

*I began writing this week’s column after returning from six wonderful days and nights at Paradise Island Resort in Gulf Shores and was reminded of a piece I had written two years ago. It was October again, another sweet week spent under near-perfect skies, a soft breeze cooling the days, and sunsets that made my…

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