April 21, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Tornadoes and mobile homes

Our Opinions

Friday was a nightmare for many Alabamians as tornadoes ripped through the state. More...

Gone South

Hootie and the golf course

As I have pointed out on other occasions, I don’t golf. I tried to once, back when I was in college. My uncle got some new clubs and said he’d give me the old ones if I would make his threesome a foursome every once and a while. More...

Nighty night, air controllers

Our Opinions

A lot of people work graveyard shifts. We’re sure a few sneak a nap here or there but for the most part, we figure folks are awake and doing their jobs.  More...

Congress Reports

Year after BP oil spill, impact lingers in flawed claims process

One year ago, we along the Gulf Coast faced one of our toughest challenges. More...

True accounting needed in D.C.

Our Opinions

The U.S. government didn’t grind to a halt for lack of money last week. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Urban growth and rural decline

The 2010 census data paints an interesting landscape of Alabama’s demographics. There are dramatic shifts but the results are not surprising. We have been told and have seen these obvious trends develop over the past decade. More...

A preacher’s stupid stunt

What Others Say

When Florida pastor Terry Jones burned the Quran, Islam's holy book, in an Internet-streamed publicity stunt March 20, he surely knew he was igniting more than just paper and ink. More...

Cemetery needs attention

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  An on-line search reveals 92 named cemeteries in Alabama. More...