October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Change can be good

Our Opinions

The announcement Tuesday of Scotch Lumber’s and Gulf Lumber’s merger as Scotch & Gulf Lumber, LLC wasn’t unexpected. Clarke County is a small community and a lot of folks knew something was in the works. More...

Photo

Scotch Lumber Company’s Fulton sawmill, circa 1911-1912. This photo was made by Mobile photographer Erik Overbey. More...

Lurleen Wallace was big winner

Inside the Statehouse

After Ryan De Graffenreid’s plane crash and death in February of 1966 the governor’s race was wide open. DeGraffenreid would have been governor in a cakewalk but it was now a new ballgame with less than ten weeks until the May election. More...

Gun rights

Congress Reports

Since the beginning of the new administration and the 111th Congress, I have heard concerns from many of you about the possibility of new restrictions on gun ownership. More...

Yankee scrapple could be southern

Gone South

My friend in Philadelphia sent me pork roll and scrapple. FedExed it down. Even with a detour to Memphis, it got here without spoiling — though with the scrapple, I’m not sure if you can tell. More...