August 23, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

A community banker

John Becton loaned me the first money I ever borrowed from a bank. That was back in the early 1970s - 35 or more years ago. I was about 16 or 17 years old and had a passion for old cars. More...

Pictures From The Past

This was a gathering of the Elijah P. Chapman family at the home north of Grove Hill, in the late 1800s or early 1900s. Chapman and his wife, Eliza Jane Pogue Chapman, are at the far left. More...

From Our Files

123 years ago "Perdue Hill, where the district congressional convention is to meet, is a thrifty, hospitable village, two miles east of Claiborne Landing on the Alabama River, in the good old historic county of Monroe. More...

Lost in Mayberry

Guest Columnist

Though Thomasville is where I spent my childhood and teenage years, Fulton, Alabama is the place I would consider home. More...

Now what, alcohol-wise?

Our Opinions

Thomasville citizens bucked history last week and for the first time ever approved the legalized sale of alcohol. They have consistently voted against legalized sales in county referendums but on Aug. More...

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Another way to skin a cat?

Inside the Statehouse

In 1971 George Wallace was at the height of his political power. Including his wife's election in 1966, Wallace had been elected Governor of Alabama three straight times. More...

Town meetings provide input on many issues

Congress Reports

Last week, several members of my staff and I began our most recent series of 20 town hall meetings throughout the First District, bringing our total over the past four and a half years to 170 meetings. More...

Moonshine kills

Gone South

It was, one viewer remarked, "a scene right out of 'Deliverance.' " Atlanta TV stations seemed inclined to treat it that way. More...