Some lessons in life are very expensive.
For any of us, a momentary lapse in judgement can bring down a mountain of pain and suffering on our heads and even on those around us.
People do stupid things. If you aren't familiar with that truism, I suggest you read the newspaper a little more often.
Still, the stupid acts we commit are our own and belong to no one else. That also is true, though many try to forget that and pass off the blame to a troubled home or other difficult circumstances.
When the news of the massacre at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo hit the airwaves and internet last week, many were quick to take up the banner of freedom of expression, proclaiming “Je suis Charlie” or “I am Charlie” as a tribute to the slaughtered artists and writers at the infamous sat...
Judge Sheryl B. Jolly granted the defense's request to release Wayne Davis from the two-year prison term she imposed in January 2014. Davis pleaded guilty in Columbia County Superior Court to five counts of unlawful surveillance.