May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Remembering Perry Hooper Sr.

Inside the Statehouse

A few weeks ago former Alabama Chief Justice Perry O. Hooper Sr. died at his home in Montgomery at age 91. He was the epitome of the southern gentleman. He was also one of the founding fathers of the modern Republican Party in Alabama. More...

A whirlwind week but it ends well

Editor’s Notes

Last week was a whirlwind of a week. I thought at one time I was going to have to try and be in two places, 150 miles apart, but it all worked out. More...

QUOTE

“Preparation is a part of life you should never skip. Life is full of moments that need preparation. Procrastination leads only to regrets.” — U.S. Army First Lieut. More...

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Grow economy by growing population

Our Opinions

Last week we praised the news of a new career technical center for Grove Hill that will teach vocational skills to students that they can use to get jobs. More...

‘No new taxes’ not always best solution

Other Opinions

Building prisons is never high on the list of taxpayers; fixing roads sometimes is depending on how much new tax dollars are needed. Both of these issues died when the Alabama Legislature adjourned its 2016 season. More...

Graduations to remember

Gone South

I have attended a lot of graduations — my share and somebody else’s. Kindergarten (three times), elementary school (three times), high school (four or five times), college (Lord knows how many). They all had a lot of things in common. More...

Pictures from the Past

How many can remember the Shirley Motor Court? More...

Government knows best

Common Sense

Some 50-plus years ago, we had a bold president promise to put a man on the moon, but now we have a brazen president threaten to put a man in the girls’ bathroom. More...