December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

Kumbaya...really?

We appreciate our congressional reps, Congressman Bradley Byrne, a Republican, and Congresswoman Terri Sewell, a Democrat, holding a joint constituent meeting in Clarke County Monday. More...

Greasepit Grammar

A silent touchdown?

“The Wabash A&M Cannonballs scored on their final three possessions, the last coming on a Hail Mary pass with time expiring,” reported the Swampscum Daily Ooze. More...

That’s what they said

If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. Donald H. Rumsfeld Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. Dale Carnegie It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry S. Truman More...

Gone South

No offense but ‘Happy Holidays’

Now I know there are folks who get upset when someone wishes them “Happy Holidays.” They have their reasons for “Bah Humbugging” this seasonal greeting, and I respect that, sorta. More...

Put GPS gadgets on county cars

Vehicles for county commissioners — pickups mostly over the years but cars too — have always been a sore subject for most voters. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Byrne takes to Congress like a duck to water

As we approach the end of the political year, a few thoughts and observations on 2014 political happenings in the Heart of Dixie. More...

Dollars & Cents

More changes for banking

We live in a world of rapidly accelerating change. To understand what is happening, all we have to do is look at the vast transitions occurring throughout society. Twenty years ago, most people did not have an email address. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Brickbats of 2014

All of a sudden it’s December, and I’m reminded that it’s time for my annual yearend trilogy. More...