January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Electibility, not ideology

There are more Republicans seeking election to Clarke County offices than ever before. They are quality candidates, too. More...

Editor’s Notes

Making a positive impact on Southern thinking

David Mathews says Southern Growth Policies Board can help Grove Hill have a stronger voice More...

Commissioners criticized for economic development efforts

Dear Editor: Now that all the politicians are busy extolling all their accomplishments in hopes of being reelected or elected, it seems to be a good time to advise the voters of what politicians are not telling them, and don’t want them to know More...

Looking for information on Allen and Suggsville

Dear Editor, I’m a native of Clarke County and attended St. Peters Elementary School and the church with the same name. I’m doing some research on Allen (Suggsville, AL) and was wondering if you could lend me some help. More...

Congress Reports

Energy jobs can’t wait

Back in October President Obama chided Congress – specifically the Republican-majority House – for failing to embrace his latest stimulus plan. More...

Gone South

Camp stew recipe feeds a lot of folks!

Today, I am providing you with something really useful. A recipe. More...

Gov. Bentley’s budget merger idea won’t fly

Alabama has two state budgets—an Education budget for schools and a General Fund budget for everything else. We used to think it would be better to simply put all of the money into one account and allocate from that. More...

Books & Whatever: He Says, She Says

The magic of the new year

He says that his New Year’s wish is that 2012 will be a magical year. One grows up with magic. There is the magic of the tooth fairy and Santa Claus and Peter Pan flying out the window to NeverNever Land. More...

Soil & Water District offers $500 scholarship

The Clarke County Soil & Water Conservation District is now accepting applications for a $500 scholarship sponsored by the Alabama Conservation District Employees Association. Applicant must be a U. S. More...