August 20, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Godspeed, Kathryn

Editor's Notes

Kathryn Finley Pickard died Sunday of complications from heart bypass surgery the day before. She was only 42. Kathryn was a friend and a former employee of this newspaper. She was a severe diabetic and was on a kidney transplant list. More...

Hearing from constituents at home and friends abroad

Congress Reports

By the time this column hits the local papers, my staff and I will be well into our 19 town hall meeting schedule that will include stops in all six First District counties this week. More...

Special legislative session shows need for constitutional reform

Our Opinions

The full Alabama Legislature— all 140 legislators from 67 counties— were summoned to Montgomery last week for a special session to pass legislation for one county. More...

Cartoon

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'Keahey is a rising star'

Inside the Statehouse

All 140 seats in the Alabama Legislature are up for election next year. The governor's race, U.S. Senate race and congressional races are the marquee contests. More...

FROM THE FILES

90 years ago An editorial comment: "Every citizen of the county deplores the race clash at Whatley Friday night in which three negroes were shot as a result of rioting started in the afternoon. More...