Three days before my graduation in 1979, I skipped class with a friend. This was the first time I had ever skipped a class in my life. I told the officer that wrote up the accident we had at Burger King while skipping school the same thing. He simply shook his head. My mother laughed (years …

Devin Simmons sang the national anthem before the Rocket City Trash Pandas game last Sunday. The 23-year-old Simmons of Athens auditioned for the opportunity in March of 2020. Simmons is a graduate of Athens High School and Jacksonville State University. He is the son of Joel and Cathy Simmo…

I received a phone call from my favorite cousin, Michael Cheatham, a little over a week ago. I seldom hear from Michael, but he’s the one person that I know would be first in line to help me with anything if I ever needed him. 

I must admit that being an adult is way overrated and the older you get, the worse it becomes. The days of getting what you ask for or even think you deserve are long gone. Nothing fits, nothing sustains and we find that nothing or no one lasts forever.