March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

Common Core draws ire of Tea Party loyalists

The first regular legislative session of the quadrennium has begun. Legislators have arrived in Montgomery for their three and a half month session and they will face a myriad of problems and issues. More...

Clock that dragonfly!

 You might be surprised to learn that the fastest flying insect is the dragonfly; it’s been clocked at speeds up to 35 mph.  In Japan, a black cat crossing your path is considered to be good luck, not bad. More...

A message for young and old: Buckle up!

When you’re in the newspaper business you get to see and cover the good, the bad and ugly. This week is no different. More...

Editor’s Notes

Republican high court’s alcohol ruling insensible

Gov. Robert Bentley has reversed himself on his no-tax stance, saying the state has no choice but to raise taxes to balance a $700 million budget shortfall over the next few years. More...

Gone South

Living with dogs

“They are nice to have. A dog.” F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Great Gatsby More...

Dollars & Cents

A rising dollar affects everyone

We are all affected by world events. This has been vividly illustrated as the U.S. dollar has gathered strength against most foreign currencies during the past year. More...

Lou Boykin says good-bye

Dear Editor, More...