October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Opinions

A Hollywood boom has come to Georgia, and Wilkes folks are ready for a close-up

It was a small ceremony in Atlanta last week, but it may turn out to be the start of something pretty big for Washington and Wilkes County. More...

Hospitality abounds at James Madison hotel

MADISON – The fourth President of the United States, James Madison, had a lot of landmarks named for him, and one would guess the most famous—New York’s Madison Avenue—would be ranked highest in terms of importance.   More...

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Homer and Langley By E.L. DOCTOROW

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The media have kept us informed about “hoarders” recently. In an extreme example, the reclusive Collyer brothers died in New York City in their Fifth Avenue home amid piles of old publications and objects a number of years ago. More...

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Total S. A. (adr) TOT/NYSE

Total S.A. is one of the world’s largest publically traded oil companies.   The company has excellent financial health and appears well poised to maximize growth potential when demand for oil ... especially in Europe ... improves. More...