Stories by Helen Blocker-Adams

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

Column: Entitlement isn't guaranteed for everyone -- we must work together

I don't believe we have hit rock-bottom, but there is much work to do
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Aug 11, 2013

Column: Too many children are growing fatter -- so let's help prevent it

I think we can all agree that we want our children to become healthy adults.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Column: The spirit of entrepreneurship thrives locally and nationally

No matter how large a business has become, it started out as a small business.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Column: Set healthy example by getting in the swim of things this summer

We should be more proactive and make an effort to take care of and save our kids.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Column: Seize this chance to feed a need

We have a unique opportunity now to address and resolve myriad social concerns, in an area of Augusta that gets and receives the least compassion and love.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Column: In Clara Barton, celebrations of women, Red Cross intersect

I encourage you to take the time this month to show your love for the women who are making a difference in your life.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Column: Augusta can move forward -- but only after hearts are healed

The healing and recovery is in play for those of us who want to embrace the concept of recovery and healing.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Column: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.: Celebrating a legacy of 13 years

Make a concerted effort to create your own legacy so you can serve as a positive adult role model for the next generation of leaders.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Column: Society's problems -- however unspeakable -- also are solvable

It's troubling to me that we, as a country, seem to be more reactive vs. proactive.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012

Column: Are you ready to join in and move forward?

How do we move forward?
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012

Column: Your cause must be bigger than you

I hope this column will rejuvenate and encourage your spirit.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012

Helen Blocker-Adams: To tackle the nation's fat issue, everybody has to get moving

Let's use the month of September as a catalyst to educate about, and bring awareness to, childhood obesity, and take a physical assessment of our own health.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Aug 19, 2012

Helen Blocker-Adams: Years later, question persists: Why didn't I run for mayor again?

Recently I had a long conversation with a friend who suggested that I "set the record straight."
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Helen Blocker-Adams: Don't underestimate power of your vote

Voter apathy in the general primary is like a dark cloud hovering over us, and my hope is that this column will shed light on this grave problem.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Column: In changing society, more single dads stand up for their children

These men believe that, with help from God, they are able to be the kind of father God would have them be.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011

Guest Column: Herman Cain's drive, energy inspired me to run for office

I had no idea how much this man would affect my life.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Guest Column: We can all embrace limited government and personal responsibility

Look at the big picture. Listen to the message of limited government and personal responsibility. I don't believe these concepts should be a political or divisive issue because they affect all of us.
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008

Girls' deaths inspired help for women

She walked in the room with the other women as a caterpillar. Those insects crawl on the ground, they are fuzzy and slimy, and for all practical purposes, they're pretty disgusting looking ...
By Helen Blocker-Adams

Monday, April 2, 2007

South Augusta is ready for renaissance

Twenty-plus years ago, much of Augusta's commerce activity came from the southern portion known as south Augusta. Augusta's first mall, Regency Mall, was strategically built in 1978 on one of the ...
By Helen Blocker-Adams
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Property tax increase OK'd

Augusta commissioners broke a seven-year trend Wednesday and agreed 7-0 to raise property taxes by 1.75 mills to cover a deficit and provide employees a small bonus.
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