Author Archive for Lola D.

Viva la Difference


Is it just us or do the matching signs seem really weird? A link to David Driggers’ unfortunate claim to fame. And a link to Dennis Waldron’s unfortunate claim to fame. Early voting starts Wednesday, October 15. Be careful what you ask for when you…

Blocking Free Speech


A notorious local social media site has long claimed to be open and fair to all citizens of the city, even posting this under their “About” section: Our intent is to open discussions regarding our town which includs fiscal responsibility, taxes,…

Letter to the Editor from Box 100


Thank you for allowing me to share information about Box 100, a rehab group that exists to support emergency services personnel and other city workers who report to long calls in the field.  We provide volunteer hours solely to our…

Thoughts on the Hatch Act


This column has been a struggle. We have struggled about how to say what needs to be said and have even struggled on whether to write it at all. However, the seriousness of the allegations is enough to merit a comment.…

When The Last Sentence Says It All


One candidate for Alderman is facing charges of sexual battery, according to the Daily News Journal. Now we don’t have any idea at all what goes on inside his business… we don’t know because of the dozens and dozens if…