March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

Keep your enemies close

There is a well known maxim that says keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That adage came to mind when Gov. Robert Bentley brought his Democratic gubernatorial opponent Ron Sparks into the fold of his cabinet. More...

Congress Reports

Shipbuilding jobs for south Alabama Last Friday, Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, visited Mobile, signaling the start of a new wave of local shipbuilding jobs. More...

Closing CHS

Perhaps the closing of Coffeeville High School was inevitable but we still don’t think the citizens there were given a complete explanation as to the closing. They certainly were not treated right. More...

Gone South

Surviving spring break

Friday, March 11, I loaded up four teenage boys and a dog and, with a heady mixture of fear and anxiety, I took off with the crew for the Gulf Coast. More...

From the State Senate

Keeping jobs to help hardworking Alabamians

It seems like every night on the local news, we watch a new story about layoffs and jobs lost across the state. Times are tough, but instead of helping hardworking Alabama families, they are under attack every day in Montgomery. More...

C’ville High alumna bemoans closing; remembers grads, good days at school

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Like so many, I am saddened with the closing of my alma mater, Coffeeville High School. I understand the economics of the situation but I also know of other ways the Board of Education could cut spending. More...