April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Our Opinions

‘My Town’

If you ever eat at Wintzell’s Oyster House you know they’ve got great oysters and other seafood but the thousands of signs that line the walls are as good as the food.  Wintzell’s dates to the 1930s on Dauphin Street in downtow More...

Gone South

Coexistence at the beach

A couple of weeks ago the editorial board of the University of Georgia Press accepted "The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera" for publication.  A number of you, noting that I have been working on this project since forever and a day, have More...

Not that hard

Politicians had to swallow a lot of pride Friday in agreeing to a federal budget, and the nation could turn out better for the experience.  If bullies confront each other in a playground and manage to walk away unscathed, adult onlookers know t More...

What Others Say

Take a lesson

Last week, China’s Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group announced it will build a $100 million plant in the south Alabama hamlet of Thomasville. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Can the Republicans balance the budget?

As the Legislative Session approaches the midway point all eyes are centered on the state budgets. The state is facing the most devastating financial abyss since the Great Depression. The Education and General Funds are both in dire straits. More...

Quotable Quotes

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.  Herm Albright (1876 - 1944)   It's wonderful what we can do if we're always doing.  George Washington  (1732 - 179 More...