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Student Challenges Code

Student challenges N. Marion's dress code BY CHRISTOPHER CURRY STAR-BANNER     OCALA - The First Amendment debate over students wearing clothing that displays the Confederate battle flag continues at North Marion High School. Monday, sophomore April Brenay, 15, began to circulate a petition among students urging the school do away with the dress code [...]

Student Challenges Code2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Flags Memorialize Serv.

Commentary by Steve Scroggins When I heard about the heritage violation at the Augusta Riverwalk, like most people, my first reaction was anger. Then next it was realized that this was a violation of Georgia law. When it was decided to file a lawsuit against the City of Augusta, everyone pretty much saw it as [...]

Flags Memorialize Serv.2017-03-25T00:24:21+00:00

The South Rises Again

By GREG GLASSNER Dixie Days drew a large crowd of history buffs and the just curious to Pole Green Park Saturday and Sunday, to witness reenactments of the Battle of Shady Grove Road, which was a prelude to the Battle of Cold Harbor. The event was held this year without the sponsorship of Hanover County [...]

The South Rises Again2017-03-25T00:24:24+00:00

Black Says Let Flag Fly

As black leaders continue the hype against southern Confederate symbols -- for their own various reasons -- it is refreshing to hear from someone who cuts through the nonsense. Here are excerpts from letters written by a black minister to his city's Mayor and City Council. Rev. James Barnett of Charlotte, North Carolina, first expresses [...]

Black Says Let Flag Fly2017-03-25T00:24:27+00:00

Tampa Worker Lawsuit

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A man who was fired by the city of Tampa, Florida, for refusing to remove his Confederate flag license plate has settled a lawsuit against the city. Larry Carpenter will receive 4,500 dollars. But Carpenter won't get his job back as a traffic maintenance specialist. However, his attorney says Carpenter feels [...]

Tampa Worker Lawsuit2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Will You Stand With Us?

Will You Stand With Us Or Leave The Fight To Others? by J. A. Davis "The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite." ---Thomas Jefferson "Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it." [...]

Will You Stand With Us?2017-03-25T00:24:38+00:00

Burleson Father

Burleson father raises Confederate flag issue at school board meeting By Joy E. Cressler/Staff Writer Jan 28, 2006 BURLESON — The father of one of the Burleson High School students who brought a new purse to school with a Confederate flag on it approached the school board Jan. 23 about the dress code, complaining that [...]

Burleson Father2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

How Dare You Insult

Tue, Nov. 15, 2005 I read with sad amazement the editorial brief by Bob Caylor in The News-Sentinel. Caylor’s comparison of the Confederate battle flag to a shirt with a four-letter word for excrement on it should offend all readers but certainly any with any ties to the Southern states. His naive perceptions of America’s [...]

How Dare You Insult2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

The Real Doug Hanks

Dear Editor, We want to thank you for bringing out the truth regarding former city council candidate Doug Hanks. It was an ice-cold slap to realize someone with this much duplicity was in our midst. We were stunned when The Rhinoceros Times asked us if we knew of this person’s background. It was a journey [...]

The Real Doug Hanks2017-03-25T00:24:56+00:00

State Weighs In

June 28, 2005 Another flag flap for Alabama. This time the repercussions over a huge Confederate flag flying along Interstate 65 could have a ripple effect on the state. Opponents question the legality of putting up the giant battle flag and vow to take drastic measures to bring it down. Others view it as their [...]

State Weighs In2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00