January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

RIP, Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno’s legendary 45-year head coaching career, his sudden dethronement and all too quick death is a Shakespearian tragedy. You couldn’t make it up. More...

Gone South

Clearing my unusual files

About this time every year, I clean out stuff I have accumulated over the past 12 months, stuff I was sure would make a great column. But other stuff came up and what I filed stayed filed, until now. More...

50 Years Ago

Charles Finchof Winn said one or more cougars killed two calves on his place. His son, Charles Jr., reported one that did not run when spotted. More...

Healthcare authority’s task should be more than just hospital

The creation of a Clarke County Healthcare Authority is a good thing. The Clarke County Development Foundation has pushed for the authority and the County Commission has approved it and its members. More...

Tornado horrors

The wind blew and the rain fell in Clarke County early Monday morning but thankfully we were spared any bad weather. Central and north Alabama were not as lucky. More...

Good Ol’ Boy Newt

It should come as no surprise that Newt Gingrich put an old-fashioned whipping on Mitt Romney in South Carolina Saturday, winning over 40 percent of the presidential primary vote. More...

Quotes to remember

Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once. - Winston Churchill Don't hate, it's too big a burden to bear. - Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Gambling trial second go-round

The second round of the gambling corruption trial begins this Monday in Federal Court in Montgomery. Last year’s first trial ended in a victory for all defendants. More...

President Obama shuts down pipeline for new American jobs

Congress Reports

The old cynical line “Do as I say, not as I do” was dusted off and made official White House policy last week when President Obama announced that his administration would not approve a permit for a new energy pipeline from Canada to the U More...