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Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:55:35 +0000 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Black history is American history http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:46:17 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history On the Road with Rick Holmes: Pin Point’s American story: From a Gullah community to the Supreme Court http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:03:02 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court Looking Up: Winter moon, high and bright http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:26:01 +0000 By Peter Becker, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright Ticket to Write: Mojave Desert oasis teems with wildlife worth seeing http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:07:01 +0000 By Steve Stephens, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing Matthew T. Mangino: Drug court works, but enrollment is on the decline http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:49:30 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline Matthew T. Mangino: Escape into the world of courtroom noir http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:55:33 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir On the Road with Rick Holmes: Community in a box http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Dec 2017 18:35:45 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box Matthew T. Mangino: This year marks anniversary of landmark juvenile decision http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:26:05 +0000 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Charleston, the past is always present http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:03:39 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present On the Road with Rick Holmes: One nation, divisible http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:46:17 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trouble under the Capitol dome http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:26:47 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome Matthew T. Mangino: Word of the demise of ‘the great American crime decline’ premature http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:02:55 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature On the Road with Rick Holmes: The changing face of Old Virginia http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:24:59 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia Mark L. Hopkins: Injuries, injuries, injuries http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:24:38 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries Mark L. Hopkins: Pay attention to the warning signs http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:24:22 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs Matthew T. Mangino: America’s opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’ http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:57:45 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino?More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency On the Road with Rick Holmes: Darkness and desperation in Puerto Rico http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:59:58 +0000 By Rick Holmes?More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico On the Road with Rick Holmes: Of moose and men: Climate change is already picking winners and losers http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:37:27 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers