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Democrats including media have evit in their eyes. votes: 8 The vent needs a dislike disagree option. votes: 7 signed after an online quiz question for students referred to President Trump as an “idiot.” Should have been fired. l’ublic educa- tion has become a lake. ‘ votes: 7 Conservatives who are fed up mid sick of Democrats and their lies and take nevvs. lt will be just that much sweeter when lump wins reelection. Patience please, it wilt be worth it. votes: Eight long years...Ethf-E l suffered through Obama accusationsbutldid pwchasemyl‘rstfirsann. Currattpresidentisbe» ingassassinaleddaily Surprisedhehasnothad aheartatta’chemoaats includingmediahaveevil intheireyes.votes:7 America has a new Deputy Bamoy Fife. His CongressmmAdodexitt. Ho'sanut.votos:7 Onlyonemoroweekot heatihencomescooier torsomvcrain.votusflr lgotoMPsportmgevonts all thet'une. Cany’afi acme theconcessionstandafier me? votés:7 GlobalFreezingmsin l989.50,whatchanged? Thec’limaieJtalways changed. Wasatch gahadahidilermot m degreesonm08J902. ltonlypeoplewouidtook answmpubrcea ~ Sothecanmosweiea badideabeoausethey don’thaveabackseatfl ' knewwoshould'vegatten mtortyclesl Votesté Totheerwioustfiierals ’ngatmygua wi’myoor . taadnucleocvotasfi I aRé'p‘Orter Reporter adds new columnist Weaver The Reporter this week Prior to the Telegraph, he introduces new colum— was editor of the Milled- nist Bill Weaver, a geville Union- long—time Georgia Recorder from newspapermanliving 1981-86. in northern Monroe Weaver has won County. numerous awards Weaver was an edi- for journalism, and tor and bureau chief at under his tutelage the Macon Telegraph the Union-Recorder for 19 years from a. was named thebest 1986—2005, working Weaver newspaperin Geor— his way up to assistant gia of its size. managing editor at the height A member of the board of the newspaper’s influence. of trustees at River Forest, Weaver said his column will focus on the who and what of Monroe County “It’s a place we love,” said Waiver. ‘And even though we didn’ t grow up here, it feels and looks a lot like home.” Weaver grew up in Iowa and his first newspaper job was in West Burlington, Iowa, population 2,895. Talk about a small world: West Burlington is also the hometown of Mary Persons Spalding writer previews game The Reporter talked to field. John Sullivan, sports editor Q.) At 2-3, this is not the of the Grifiin Daily News, Mary Persons team that’s Q.) think this will be MP3 about MP’s showdown with dominated Spalding the past first trip to the stadium since Spalding on Friday. Visit few years. Do you think the it was renovated. What will gnfiindailynews. jaguars sense they fans see that’s difierent or com to view Sul- finally have a chance nice? livan’s work. to beat the region champ the last four A.) We have the new giant Q.) Spaldingis of years? screen scoreboard and a to a 1-4 start, but field to match. It’s artificial played some tough A.) Spalding is just turf, but with a new hybrid- teams. What are . focusing on itself style sub-surface made of your thoughts right now, though finely grounded up wood about this year’s they have the ut— chips from pine trees —— too Iaguar team? S H, most respect for the fine to get splinters. Un- What are their u Na" Bulldogs and the job like the old rubber crumb weaknesses and Bulldogs head coach sub-surface, which holds a strengths? Brian Nelson and his staff great amount of heat, this do. They realize Mary Per- is fairly neutral Ifyou own A.) The Jags are a team sons plays football the way wood floors at your house that’s building for the it is supposed to be played and you walk on them future. That makes them They are trying to build a barefoot you’ll notice dangerous now because similar-style program up like this sub-surface —— it’s they seem to be improving here. neither hot (like a rug) nor in leaps and bounds every cold (like tile), it’s neutral. week. There are more and Q.) Mary Persons has It makes for a much more more flashes of the future dominated the Jags since enjoyable playing and ' with each successive game. they joined Region 2—AAAA. coaching experience for all Their weakness is their Has this new region involved. youth and lack of depth. tougher for Spaldingfoot— Their strength is their ever- ball? Q. )Do you have a predic- increasing gritty demeanor. tion? A.) I don’t necessarily Q.) Whats the new coach, know if it has been any A.) While I’m not into Iejfrey Hammond, like and tougher, after all their old making predictions, I is there anything unique region had Griffin, Iones— do believe this will be a about the way he coaches or boro and Eagle’s Landing hard-fought game in the calls plays for this team? as well as, early on, Upson- trenches. Both coaches Lee. I just think it’s a matter are fundamentalists, they A.) He all business — of every region brings really believe it’s a game of think Nick Saban or Bill teams with their own ,. blocking and tackling and Belichick. Very focused. unique challenges. With teach it as such. With that He comes from a legend- that said, this year it seems being said, mistakes will ary program at Colquitt that Region 2-AAAA is be at a premium. The team County and knows what wide open. A lot will have that has the fewest mental winning is about at the to be determined on the mistakes will win this game. highest levels. He takes a ‘ ve wide and lon view ' ‘ ' ' “ ’ . no mistake he homes in on 4... ' the critic all details and is a MeetIng All Your Insuranco Needs ., sadder for them He fully Auto Home - LIfe - Business expects Spalding to make a Personal Umbrella Policies very serious run at quajjfy— Let us show you how much we ing for the state playoffs this season despite the fact it is rebuilding. He does not like to lose. Q.) Who are Spalding’s best players this year and are any of them getting recruited by colleges? A.) Sophomore run- ning back Nazir Heflin has eclipsed the century mark in the last four games. De— fensiver they have several speedbased players that are effective at getting behind the line of scrimmage and blowing up plays. 1 asJohnson St. Forsyth, GA 31029 AUTO 0 HOME 0 LIFE LONG-TERM CARE DISABILITY Rick Owens (478) 994-1515 "$478) 742-1966 can save you on your insurance. r 57 S. Lee St. Forsyth sacs {Stow , Tasha Hogan, Realtor Cell: 404-431-4656 Office: 770-775-1800 ' Fax: 678-235-5935 Email: tashaoaowerealtygacom Serving Primarin Monroe, Bihb, Butts, WWW. ,HellfyandCIaytoncoumas' Eli as ' .f 535254.515 Large: Enough to some you. ante}! enough to Show you iiiiiii iii???» arias 24-Hour ..;s_°"'°° g“,lter'DDllINV'S Debbie Wilson - Palnt Interlor (is . éA - 478—994-0850 Ronny T warn—rqu .ummmmimmw Owner & Operator 478-951-8981 & Exterlor football coach Brian Nelson. After retiring from the Telegraph in 2005, Weaver spent 11 years as director of advertising, and communications at Middle Georgia State University be- fore retiring in 2016. Weaver and his wife Dr. Erin Weaver have two children, two grandchildren, three dogs and one cat. Reporter publisher Will Davis said he’s excited to ms *7 vvvvw—ww-v-V'm Page 3A add a columnist of Weaver’s caliber. “Bill is an outstanding journalist and we’re blessed he agreed to write for us each week,” said Davis. “One reason we’re one of just two newspapers growing in circulation in Georgia is because of our rich variety of local columnists on our editorial pages? Find Weaver’s first column on page 4A. iii nu summit-arts. ' first ran ulnar. 783 DEAN PllRiCK RD. lOCUSl GROVE. GA 30248 OClOBER ll-l3, l8-20. 25-27. & 3| Sl2 ADMISSlON SlO FOR GROUPS l0+ wwwIRAl LTOHELI. .com “Your Trusted Cleaning Pros!” 478-1994-051 5 Call or Text Fully Insured Uniformed Staff Low Pressure House Wash Roof Cleaning . 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