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Center of the Universe

By Caroline Brewton Growing up, I always wanted to be the kind of person who read the New Yorker. These days, I devour it. I’ve been reading it for a few years, in fact, but I resisted bragging about it. Until

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 2, and the morning of July 3: Public service, 1200 block 16th St./Don’s Alternator Assault, Class A, family violence, 2832 11th St. Miscellaneous disturbance, 1902 11th St.

Orphaned at Seventy-Six

No, I’m not referring to the trauma of losing family. I can think of nothing as frightening, as distressing, as tragic as children being left without loving parents. The orphaning of which I speak is part of the sometimes confusing

Former Orange resident reflects on life in memoir

Elzie Odom, former Orange resident, was in town Tuesday afternoon to talk about his book, “Counting My Blessing.” RECORD PHOTO: David Ball

    Former Orange resident Elzie Odom’s life reads like a book. He grew up in the country in Newton County, married 65 years ago, he has two children, moved to Orange, worked for the U.S. Postal Service and he

Orange church collects shoes for needy children

Maya Angelou wrote a book titled, “All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes.” One Orange church is carrying that message to the world. McDonald Memorial Baptist Church in conjunction with Buckner International is conducting Shoes for Orphan Souls for the fourth