September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

Why not annex?

Grove Hill’s population is declining. The numbers are telling. In 2008 the population was 1,342. In 2000 it was 1,430. Going back to 1990, the town had a population of 1,551. More...

Congress Reports

Getting America back

Last week, Republicans in the U.S. House unveiled a detailed plan to get the country back on track by encouraging job creation, ending out of control spending in Washington, and reforming Congress.   More...

Salute our farmers

American supermarkets are amazing places. The fresh produce, meat and dairy products on our shelves are astounding. The cereals and breads are so plentiful and various you wonder if anyone has ever taken the time to try them all. More...

Gone South

A serpent to show the way

A couple of weeks ago, I began re-reading Salvation on Sand Mountain, Dennis Covington’s wonderfully personal account of serpent handling Holiness Churches.   More...

Inside the Statehouse

Legislator to governor is rare

If Robert Bentley wins the governor’s race in five weeks he will be the first legislator in the course of state history to ascend directly from the legislature to governor. More...

Proration, Bob Riley and BP

Proration is a word we hear in the news, but that many people don’t understand. More...