August 17, 2006 RSS feed / Editorial

Our Opinion

Thomasville keeping in the spotlight

We thought Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day and other city leaders there pulled quite a rabbit out of the hat last year when they hosted a Rural Supplier Conference that drew national contractors like Boeing and other governmental contractors as well as More...

From Our Files

145 years ago The vote of Aug. 5 was detailed for Clarke County. John G. Shorter received 693 votes for governor while Thomas H. Watts received 448. Shorter won but would be beaten the next term by Watts. More...

Alabama Scene

Gubernatorial shots fired long before Labor Day

There is an unwritten rule that general election campaigns in Alabama don't begin until Labor Day weekend. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Good female voter turnout could help elect Lucy Baxley

Among national voters there exists definitive long term voting patterns among demographic groups. More...