December 13, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

USA football

Athletic programs - successful ones, at least - can be an asset for educational institutions, be they local high schools or four-year colleges. Unsuccessful ones, on the other hand, can be a drain on morale and financial assets. More...

Congress Reports

Much work to do

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the American people and many in Congress are frustrated with the lack of accomplishments achieved by the 110th Congress. More...

Gone South

My buddy's book

From the beginning of our friendship at Clarke County Elementary School, Ted and I had something in common - we read. There was no TV back then. No video games. And very little on the radio to appeal to youngsters. More...

Ban assault weapons

Suppose you go to Mobile Christmas shopping as many Clarke countians often do and you are window-shopping in the middle of the mall, minding your own business, when a crazed gunman opens fire. More...

Campus guns

At the risk of sounding like we are over beating the gun issue, we must address legislation an Alabama state senator is sponsoring that would let some college students pack a weapon to class. State Sen. More...

Inside the Statehouse

'The Machine'

There has been a political organization on the University of Alabama campus, called the Machine, since 1888. It is a secretive coalition of fraternities and sororities that has controlled campus politics since that time. More...

From the Nethermost

Say it slowly

Let me make this perfectly clear at the outset: I acknowledge that I am hard of hearing. More...

The Logger's Plight

Dear Editor Thank you for your coverage of area loggers' recent meeting. The timber industry is the backbone of our county's economy and we must do everything we can to insure its survival. More...