May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

TV political ad issues: Religion, guns, Trump and mountain oysters

Our Opinions

If you watch and listen to the state politicians’ ads on TV, Alabama has few problems and none worthy of public discussion.  Our finances must be in good shape. More...

Secondary races on June 5 ballot

Inside the Statehouse

Folks, we are less than three weeks away from our June 5th primary. Besides the governor’s race, all of our secondary constitutional races are on the ballot.  More...

Another threat to religious liberty

Gone South

Of all the freedoms guaranteed to us by our Constitution, none is more precious than the freedom of religion.  Put simply, the government – federal, state, and/or local – cannot restrict the “free exercise” of faith.  More...

‘Decoration Day’ a southern custom

Through the Past

The American writer, Thomas Wolfe, noted for his phrase, “You can’t go home again,” seemed to imply that, in life, old ties and relationships cannot remain unchanged. Apparently, Thomas Wolfe never knew a place like Chilton. More...

Pictures from the Past

Remember Dr. Jack Dozier’s office in Fulton? It was a busy place with people coming from all over the county and beyond to be treated by the popular doctor. Helon Bowles Everse, the daughter of Eunice Bowles, Dr. More...

Mounting debt should be everyone’s concern

Center for Effective Government

Politicians and commentators these days like to point to an array of threats to our constitutional system.  There’s one, though, that doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it should: our national debt.  More...

Low tax states gain residents

Dollars & Cents

This should not come as a surprise to anyone. Most people tend to make rational decisions where the cost of living, including taxes, is involved. They strive to minimize their costs. More...

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Dealing with the winter of life

Guest Columnist

You know… time has a way of moving so quickly that it catches us unawares of its passing. I look at myself. The calendar is blunt. No sugar coating. Just the cold fact. Time is fast running out. More...