February 19, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Editor's Notes

Scotch Lumber a rock

I've heard it said and you may have too: "I'm not worried about the economy as long as Scotch Lumber Company is taking logs and cutting lumber." Maybe it is time to be worried. More...

Inside the Statehouse

The king of Alabama politics

The most effective and powerful governor in the last sixty years, and probably Alabama history, would be Gov. George Wallace. This was especially true when it came to getting his programs through the legislature. More...

'Shop at home' a very good idea

Our Opinions

Thomasville automobile dealer Harry Brooks spoke to the Clarke County Commission last week and advocated that the county start a "Shop at Home" campaign to advocate the advantages of shopping locally. More...

From Our Files

132 years ago "We are in need of money and earnestly appeal to those indebted to us to settle up as soon as possible." (Editor's note: The above holds true today, too.) "Turkeys would do well to postpone their gobbling, this year, until after More...

Congress Reports

Visiting Iraq, Afghanistan

Earlier this month, I made my third trip to Iraq as part of a six-member congressional delegation, led by Republican Leader John Boehner (ROH). More...