October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

Congress Reports

Oil well permanently capped!

On September 18, BP engineers permanently sealed the broken mile-deep oil well that has bedeviled our world for far too long. This milestone came three weeks after BP handed over its claims processing operations to an independent overseer. More...

‘A wonderful community event’

Dear Editor, A wonderful community event took place in Grove Hill on Sept. 23, 2010. Over 100 families were recipients of 5,000 pounds of free food. More...

Thank you, firefighters!

This week is Fire Prevention Week, a time to salute our firefighters for what they do to protect all of our lives and properties. More...

Thanks for reading, too!

Fire Prevention Week always coincides with National Newspaper Week. We will toot our own horn a little. We don’t want the praise individually but we do think newspapers are a vital and important part of a community. More...

Inside the Statehouse

More and more Republican

In 1876 when the southern states wrestled free of the shackles of Reconstruction, one thing was certain. The South would not vote for any Republican. More...

Editor’s Notes

Presidential politics firey hot in 1860

The United States will observe—celebrate just isn’t the word—the sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of the Civil War in 2011. More...