Category: Elected Officials

Money Talks


Will Rogers once said, “America has the best politicians money can buy.” It was true back then, and it’s true in today’s society that money is generally the bottom line! Last year the previous Board of Mayor/Alderman passed a fire…

The Day Democracy Died


3,225 votes. That’s how many don’t count according to newly sworn in Alderman Melisa Brown. That’s how many do not count according to her logic in going along with Mayor Dennis Waldron to select Calvin Jones to fill the mayor’s…

New Faces, New Directions


The people have spoken and on November 18, a new mayor will be sworn in, along with new aldermen to serve the city and its citizens.  With a 133 vote lead, Dennis Waldron is now responsible for the economic growth and…

When Character Counts


Candidate David Driggers has said he does not like how long-time residents are being treated by this administration. They no longer have free reign and now have to follow the rules and ordinances of the land. He doesn’t like it one dang…

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.…

One Weird Campaign


IN OUR OPINION… It takes a special kind of person to campaign as Alderman Waldron is doing. He placed his campaign sign on the INSIDE of a gated cemetery on Carothers Rd.  We ask in all seriousness, could this be any more…