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COVID-19 patient speaks out; defiant pastor arrested

COVID-19 patient speaks out; defiant pastor arrested

THINKING IT THROUGH COVID-19 patient speaks out; defiant pastor arrested Applauding doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers is another well-intentioned viral opportunity to bond over the spirit that prevails when…

Guest Commentary from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Guest Commentary from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Guest Commentary By TITUS HERMAN CEO of Southeastern Guide Dogs, Palmetto Everywhere across the United States, the coronavirus has caused anxiety and real economic harm to people we know and…

Hope spreads faster than a virus

Hope spreads faster than a virus

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS Hope spreads faster than a virus I am writing this column on Sunday, as I usually do. It’s then sent to The Observer News. But you…

Use caution and common sense, avoid panic

Use caution and common sense, avoid panic

LOOSE ENDS Use caution and common sense, avoid panic when it comes to Coronavirus It’s easy to get caught up in the hype surrounding the pandemic we now know as…

The right bicycle

The right bicycle

Bicycling in Florida The right bicycle By JIM WHEELER jimwheeler@ij.net The problem that most people have when starting to ride a bicycle here in Florida for fitness, is that the…

A busy March ahead

A busy March ahead

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS After “Octobers, Novembers and Decembers to Remember,” I don’t know what to call March ­— not exactly a rhymer’s paradise. So, we’ll have to stick with…

Bicycling in Florida

Bicycling in Florida

The balance: good healthy vs. safety By JIM WHEELER jimwheeler@ij.net Are you interested in maintaining your health and keeping fit? Many doctors recommend regular bicycle riding as a very healthy…

The Abilene Paradox

The Abilene Paradox

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS One of our chamber members came into my office last week and started talking about the Abilene Paradox. I don’t know about you, but I had…

Local nonprofits’ wish lists

Local nonprofits’ wish lists

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS Local nonprofits’ wish lists Remember we talked last week about A Leap of Kindness Day in honor of the extra day Leap Year will give us…

A Leap of Kindness

A Leap of Kindness

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS A Leap of Kindness Since 2020 is a leap year, this year we’ll be getting an extra day in February. So, what are you going to…

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