September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Must be realistic

We preface this by saying that the editor owns two small house dogs and a big yard dog. We’ve had cats, too, and our 11-year-old is one of the biggest animal lovers around. More...

Abide by bid law

Our Opinions

The Grove Hill Town Council absolutely refused Monday to award a legitimately won low bid. They erred in doing their duty to the town. Advanced Disposal was the low bidder to collect Grove Hill’s garbage. More...

Here’s how to do Faulkner

Gone South

I am a creature of habit. And one habit I have is that every fall, as the air begins to chill, I read something by William Faulkner. Or listen to it I’ll get to that in a minute. Only this year, I started early. Let me explain. More...

’62 governor’s race started in ’58

Inside the Statehouse

governor’s race really began in 1958. The governor’s office and the race for it was the big show in Alabama politics in that era. Being a U.S. senator was secondary in Alabama politics. More...