August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

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Katrina anniversary

Wednesday marked the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst storms to ever hit the U.S. mainland. The storm devastated New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the areas still have not recovered. More...

It could happen here

Editor's Notes

Things like this happen to people you don't know and who live far away, not to people you know or are related to or who live nearby. Let me explain. More...

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Crowded field shaping up for 2010 guv's race

Beasley Report

It is being reported that House Speaker Seth Hammett will likely be a candidate for governor in 2010. Seth says he will make a decision in the summer of 2008. More...

Letter to the Editor

'The best in the area'

Dear Editor, I want to tell you I enjoy your paper more than any I read. It is the best in the area. You are a great credit to Clarke County in telling the news. More...

Gonzales gone

One of the worst U.S. attorneys general ever resigned Monday. President Bush was the only person to mourn Alberto Gonzales' departure, another sign that he is out of touch with reality and out of touch with the American people. More...

Labor's role in state politics

Inside the Statehouse

Alabama experienced the wrenching throes of the Great Depression like the rest of the nation. There were tragic stories of devastation that paralleled those illuminated in the classic novel, "The Grapes of Wrath. More...

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Pictures From The Past

J. S. Cleiland, seated at right, was elected sheriff in 1934 and took office in January 1935. The incumbent, Claude Waite, did not seek re-election and Sid McVay and Euless Moore ran for the office. More...

More flyers could help Mobile Airport rates

Recently I traveled by airplane to Detroit, Mich. It had been awhile since I had flown and quite a bit had changed. I encountered some unexpected problems while trying to clear airport security. More...