July 17, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

GUEST COLUMNIST

Reversing the rout in our readiness

With overall federal budget expanding steadily year after year, you’d think not one category of spending has had to suffer. Surely everything that can be funded has all the money it could want or need — and then some. More...

THEIR VIEW

Tobacco use objectives can be met

A new report concludes the United States is failing to meet its goals in reducing tobacco use. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) bills itself as America’s oldest anti-tobacco organization. More...

IT’S JUST ME

Dragging a dinosaur to the cave ain’t easy

Backaches.  We’ve been dealing with them since the beginning of time.  More...

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Do you agree with Blacksburg and Gaffney councils’ decision to ban smoking in public places and restaurants? (See the entire ordinance on Page 3 in the Wednesday, August 8 edition of The Gaffney Ledger)