October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

Reader says people can’t keep up or get ahead these days

Dear Editor, I am writing this on behalf of all the senior citizens who are disabled or are having to live on Social Security benefits, as well as my husband and myself. More...

Congress Reports

Social Security COLA frozen for second year

The Social Security Administration stunned many South Alabama seniors when it announced Friday that there would be no cost of living adjustment in retirement benefits for 2011 – marking the second year in a row that Social Security checks More...

Correction

A headline last week giving the value of Alabama’s cattle industry understated it by $2,997,000,000. Alabama’s cattle industry is valued at $3 billion ($3,000,000,000), not $3 million )$3,000,000). The proclamation by Gov. More...

Too many doctors in the house?

Dr. Robert Bentley touts in his ad that Alabama is ailing and needs a doctor and he’s the man for the job. Maybe so but he’s got some help from another doctor, a PhD’er, Dr. Paul Hubbert. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Expensive judicial races

Alabama’s high courts are about as Republican as any elected tribunals in the country. We have six criminal appeals court judges and all six are Republican. We have six civil appeals court judges and all six are Republican. More...