December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Working to get BP restoration funds for state

Congress Reports

A year and a half after the devastating Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent six-month fouling of our Gulf waters and beaches, our region’s leaders are asking that the Gulf states not be left out when penalty fines are collected from thos More...

Redistricting can get personal

Inside the Statehouse

The 2012 Legislative Session is looming. It begins in two months with the paramount issue being the reapportionment of their own legislative districts. All 105 House seats and all 35 Senate seats will be on the drawing board. More...

No more Moore

Our Opinions

Take my wife...please!,” the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to joke. The one-liner comes to mind when we think of Roy Moore’s candidacy for a return to the chief justice’s post of the Alabama Supreme Court. Oh, please, no. More...

Be careful hunting

Hunting season is in progress and hunters are warned to be careful in the woods. Just a few weeks ago, Rev. More...

Saving a Christmas tradition

Gone South

As December approached it seemed that this year would be the first time in over a decade that my family would not have its annual Christmas tree fight. Another yuletide tradition lost. More...

‘Remote capture deposits’ useful tool

Dollars & Cents

For one reason or another, you may not feel like going to the bank to deposit your checks. But depositing through the mail causes too much of a delay in getting funds into your accounts. And this is crucial when you need the funds to pay your bills. More...