Day: March 29, 2017

When A Newspaper Built Houses

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer It is not unusual for a local newspaper company to report the news concerning a building project in the community it serves, but it is exceptional for the media to be doing the building project unless it involves its own facilities. Nevertheless, during the depression years of

Human Trafficking & Slavery Byproduct of Global Conflicts

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS -Modern slavery is tragically thriving in the Twenty-first Century! While ethnic, religious and military conflicts seem to be the grist of news headlines, the quiet and brutal backstory from this global violence regards the vulnerable millions who have been displaced as migrants and refugees. Ironically

A New Friend

You never know what the day will bring. A corny enough saying, but so very true. Working at the Weirs Times presents me with great opportunities. One, of course, is having the freedom to express myself on this page each week. I can pretty much go wherever I want. Another part of my job is