January 8, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Bless be the tie that's ugly

Gone South

I had this uncle. The sort of uncle every family should have. A greatuncle, actually. The brother of my grandma. He was not a buddy as uncles sometime are to little boys. In fact, as I recall he paid me no attention at all. More...

WWII vets' stories sought

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am a student in the External Degree Program at the University of Alabama. More...

Changing of guard

Our Opinions

We've had a changing of the guard in recent months and weeks in area elected offices— some made by the voters and some through other circumstances. More...

What to do in case of ID theft

Congress Reports

With rising unemployment rates, crumbling credit markets, and giant companies failing, it is no secret that our economy is in uncharted territory Sadly, as the old adage goes, "Desperate times call for desperate measures. More...

Two-year governor's race

Inside the Statehouse

Last year's presidential contest was one of the most interesting, exciting, and historic in years. It was a dream year for a political columnist and commentator. It made columns and speeches easy. More...