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Jim Smith, Author at The Post-Searchlight

Bainbridge College

I had a good feeling about future president Jimmy Carter all along

President Carter’s visit to Bainbridge State College this Tuesday reminds me of a visit I had with him in 1976 when he was first campaigning ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, February 14, 2014 6:23 pm

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Christmas without a bookstore

In 1999, we bought The Book Nook from Ann and Rob Gingras, and for the next 12 years, had a wonderful business relationship with the ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, December 23, 2011 1:41 pm

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Keeping those holiday traditions is important

The time was back in the 1940s, when we went to grandma’s house for traditional Christmas Eve dinner, it was pasta as usual. Except, this ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, December 16, 2011 7:12 pm

column

It’s time for BC to offer four-year degrees

One of the huge assets of our community is the presence of Bainbridge College. The two-year institution, which offers two-year associate degrees and vocational training ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, December 9, 2011 6:31 pm

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Good vegetables are now on the menu

Many years ago, when my only cousin was about 6 and I was a few years older, my aunt was a stickler for raising her ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, November 25, 2011 5:48 pm

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A celebration for, and about, our blessings

If Ben Franklin had his way, this Thursday, we would be baking the national bird for Thanksgiving. When the founding fathers in 1777 were ruminating ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, November 18, 2011 5:59 pm

Columnist

Is it time for ‘Newt’ to become the frontrunner?

Well, we’ve had Jimmy Carter as a president from Georgia, could we have Newt Gingrich in 2012? Polls show Newt on the rise, collecting record ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, November 11, 2011 9:26 pm

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If it’s November, it’s time to vote

Seems as if you can’t slip out of November without slipping into a voting booth. This November is no exception. An important election is set ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, November 4, 2011 6:55 pm

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A little wine for the Sunday table

When we came to Bainbridge in the early 90s, after all the furniture was unloaded, and after rummaging through boxes to find those things you ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, October 28, 2011 3:24 pm

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Sometimes, protests have impact

Isn’t it strange how someone can run for political office, have all the right stuff on their side, then utter one silly goof during the ... Read more

by Jim Smith, Friday, October 21, 2011 6:07 pm

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