November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

A father’s sacrifice

Gone South

I probably shouldn’t bring this up. “Some swamps just don’t need draining,” was what my late friend and Mobile Press-Register “Insight” editor B.J. More...

Contact your elected officials

President Barack Obama, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washing-ton, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 304 Russell enate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. E-mail: senator@ shelby.senate. gov. More...

Climbing debt threatens nation’s solvency

Dollars & Cents

The nation’s financial condition continues to deteriorate. For the fiscal year ending September 30, the federal government incurred a budget deficit of $1.3 trillion, the same amount as in 2010. More...

7,000,000,000

Our Opinions

There are now seven billion folks on this little orb. The earth hit that milestone on of all days, Oct. 31, 2011. Scary, huh? More...

Big race next door

Neighbor Mississippi holds elections Nov. 8 (the Magnolia State holds elections in odd years, not even like Alabama). Republican Gov. Haley Barbour can’t seek re-election. More...

Costly sales pitch

You shouldn’t tell tales. Bob Tyler Toyota of Pensacola learned that Monday as a jury returned a $7.5 million judgment in favor of Eastern Shore Toyota of Daphne. More...

Chief justice race to be biggie

Inside the Statehouse

The 2012 elections are one year away. The presidential contest will be the marquee event. We will not have many state offices up for grabs. Most of our high profile posts are on the ballot in gubernatorial years. More...

Editor’s Notes

November 1861 was a quiet month in Clarke County. The biggest news gleamed from The Clarke County Democrats of the month was the small item that Daniel Pratt was to take over production of salt at the county’s salt springs. More...