Opinion

11/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Age of the Geek Column: The elections are over. Soon across the country we'll be swearing in a new crop of legislators, supervisors, auditors, attorneys, and sheriffs. Yes, sheriffs. Take note, Hollywood. Sheriffs are elected officials. They aren't hired by mayors. Nobody brings them in for review. They don't get suspended or fired by the captain. They get voted in and voted out....
11/14/2018 - 11:57am
Editoral: Veterans Day has passed but the gratitude for those who served has not expired. The thanks we can and should offer our veterans has no shelf life. Those words of appreciation, the handshakes and the notes mean just as much today as they did on Sunday. The programs throughout the area on Veterans Day emphasized this sentiment. The people...
11/14/2018 - 11:55am
Alternative Column: As I write this, we ap-proach Veteran's Day on Sun-day. Ever since learning the history of Veteran's Day, I've found it tragic. In the same way that Christmas has become about presents, Veteran's Day has become a backdoor way to perpetuate and even glorify war for most people who have not been in those shoes....
11/07/2018 - 12:12pm
Age of the Geek Column: There are a lot of video game conventions out there. It seems every other month the major players in the industry gather together to promote their latest and upcoming projects. E3, PAX, Gamescom, and Tokyo Game Show are huge industry events that keep the community in a perpetual state of hype for the latest in console and...
11/07/2018 - 12:11pm
Editorial: Leaves are off the trees, which means they have to fall some-where. Hamptonites have hit their lawns to rake up the bounty of the season and much like mow-ing in the fall, city officials want to make sure waste is disposed of properly. The city has reminded citi-zens that leaves are not to be moved from lawns to city streets. Leaves...
10/31/2018 - 10:30am
Age of the Geek Column: We're in the home stretch now. The 2018 election is just days away. So go vote. I don't care if you're annoyed by the constant text messages and commercials. Go vote. I don't care if you have a political preference or if you're so disillusioned that you think 'both sides are the same.' Go vote....
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