July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Editor’s Notes

Bo’s back on the job

Bo is better. Thank you for asking and for your interest and concern. Bo is one of our Long- Haired Chihuahuas. More correctly, he is daughter Maggie’s dog. More...

‘Que Sera, Sera,’ Mr. Ed

 It was beloved cowboy humorist Will Rogers who made the following sage observation: “Nobody wants to be called common people, especially common people.”  Do you think you could eat 80 pounds of chicken? More...

Airbus a shot in arm for southwest Ala.

The news last week that Mobile would get an Airbus plane manfacturing plant was a surprise. After Boeing beat out the European company a year ago to build cargo planes for the military, it looked like all of the hard work had been for naught. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Remembering the ’78 governor’s race

Recently a good friend and reader asked me about one of Alabama’s most interesting governor’s races. The 1978 gubernatorial contest was truly one of the best. My friend was curious as to where all the players on the 1978 stage are today. More...

Gone South

The hurricane that wasn’t

SEAGROVE BEACH, Fla. — On Monday, June 25, I got this e-mail from my buddy George. “Hello Hardy. I imagine you are heading back to avoid the storm.” Well, I wasn’t. More...