March 8, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Running off Dr. Corts

The loss of Dr. Thomas Corts as head of Alabama's much-troubled two-year college system is a tremendous blow to those who want to see the wrongs of the system corrected and improvements made. More...

Editor's Notes

Tornadoes a long time danger

Last Thursday's tragic tornadoes that hit Alabama weren't the first and certainly won't be the last. Twisters have plagued the state since the days when the Indians were the only inhabitants here. More...

Pictures From The Past

Last week's terrible tornadoes that caused much damage in Enterprise and Miller's Ferry prompted a reminder of another terrible storm- the March 21, 1913 "cyclone" that destroyed Lower Peach Tree. More...

Guest Columist

Let the sun shine!

A week of Thanksgiving is coming up. No, it's not November. It's March 11-17. That is when we give thanks that we live in a society where the people are presumed to be wise enough to govern themselves. More...

Through The Past

Motivation strikes on a February morning

Walking out of Clarke County High School into retirement on Jan. 19, 1996, I had no clue as to the adventures awaiting me. More...

Tragic tornadoes

Tornadoes are dangerous, deadly danagerous. Many of us though do not take severe weather warnings seriously enough. Last Thursday's killer storms should be a lesson for all of us. More...

Flocking to Selma

The anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" was observed this past Sunday in Selma, remembering the terrible event on the Edmund Pettis Bridge that helped to spark the Civil Rights Movement and improved rights for black citizens. More...

Alabama Scene

Corts never had chance

You have all known couples who you knew when they married that it wouldn't work…that they simply were not made for each other. The union of Dr. Thomas Corts with the State Board of Education was such a marriage. More...

Famous Quotes

"Life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be." Grandma Moses "Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. More...

Letters to the Editor

Saving Cinnamon Dear Editor, We would like to extend our most sincere appreciation for one particular business in Grove Hill, Alabama. That business being Clarke County Animal Hospital. More...

From Our Files

90 years ago Rodgers Telephone Exchange of Grove Hill "A movement is on foot to secure a rural route beginning here and serving the territory of Clarkesville, Chilton and Peacock…The proposed route is badly needed, particularly by the people More...

Inside the Statehouse

Riley had ducks in a row

Gov. Riley's Special Session called last week to pass incentives to attract a major industry to our state was very successful. More...