October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Stay up late for shooting stars

• It was American columnist Franklin Pierce Adams who made the following sage observation: “Seeing ourselves as others see us would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them.” • If you’re like the average human, More...

‘Greatest governor’s race’

Inside the Statehouse

Upon Lurleen Wallace’s death in May of 1968, Lieutenant Governor Albert Brewer moved up to governor. More...

‘So-called’ Christians the problem, not alcohol

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From the Editor

The alcohol debate—at least in this newspaper’s columns—has been sparse. More...

Clarke to celebrate 200 years in 2012

Our Opinions

Hardy Jackson’s column at right brings to mind Clarke County’s upcoming anniversary. Clarke County was formed Dec. 10, 1812 and will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2012. More...

‘The Whiskey Speech’

Editor’s Notes

With tempers flaring in the Grove Hill wet-dry debate, let’s step back and look at the issue from both sides, courtesy of the late Judge Noah S. “Soggy” Sweat Jr. of Mississippi. More...

Anniversaries are coming

Gone South

A few years ago, folks at the Alabama Department of Archives and History realized that a “perfect storm” of anniversaries would soon hit us. More...

A time for reasoning on alcohol question

From the Nethermost

In less than a month, the citizens of Grove Hill are going to be asked to cast a vote as to whether or not the merchants of Grove Hill should be allowed to sell alcohol within the town limits. More...

A vote for legalized alcohol sales won’t put the bootleggers out of business

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