July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Getting connected

The U.S. Census Bureau released data Monday that showed to what extent computers and Internet access have entered our lives. Alabama falls at the bottom of the list for Internet access but even so 67 percent are connected. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Good ratings now; check back after Oct. 1

In a recent reliable poll Alabamians expressed overwhelming satisfaction with the job that our doctor governor is doing. More...

A new grocery store and a Captain D’s would be assets

Dear Editor, In answer to a recent editorial about what Grove Hill wants or needs, we need a good grocery store—price and quality. More...

Through The Past

I am becoming my mama

“I am part of all I have met,” to quote Tennyson. Referring to this again and again over the years, I have realized that parents, logically, a part of us, “met” us long before we “met” them, so to speak. More...

Political Cartoon

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Help our young people get jobs

We read with interest this week of Mobile County’s public high schools’ new focus on specific career “academies” for their students. More...

Dog Days are here

We’ve been seeing a shower—sometimes a down right hard rain—every day for the last few days. One of the myths of Dog Days is that if it rains the first day of Dog Days, it’ll rain all of them — 40 days. More...

Gone South

Not being online not a bad thing

The day before we had gone out from Destin to fish in blue water. More...

Dollars & Cents

Uncertainty prevades the economy

The economy continues to stagnate. In June, consumer spending declined, and the unemployment rate remained stubbornly high at 8.2 percent. GDP increased an anemic 1.9 percent during the first quarter. Uncertainty is the primary culprit. More...