April 3, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Uncle Sam handouts are coming

Congress Reports

As many of you know, earlier this year Congress passed an economic stimulus package designed to jumpstart our waning national economy. There has been some confusion as to who will receive the rebate checks and when they will arrive in the mail. More...

Cartoon

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April Fool?

It may have been appropriate that Tuesday, April 1 marked the halfway point in the Alabama Legislature's regular session. Legislators have met for 15 days and have 15 to go. Not a whole lot has been accomplished in those 15 days. More...

Monstrous acts

Editor's Notes

In the news this week is a story about a father who drowned his three young children in a hotel bathtub, apparently because he was having a spat with his estranged wife. More...

Why not here too?

Let's talk about Cuba. We're not referring to the island country south of Florida. We're instead referring to a town in Missouri with a population of about 2,000 people. More...

Our Opinions

Siegelman's back

Former Gov. Don Siegelman arrived home to Birmingham Friday night, looking gaunt and tired and still dressed in what appeared to be prison garb. He has served nine months of a seven-year sentence in a Louisiana federal penitentiary. More...

Letter to the Editor

'Pay like the rest of us'

Dear Editor, As a Clarke County taxpayer and the father of two children in our public schools in Grove Hill, I continue to be disturbed by the failure of Boise to pay its property taxes. More...