October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

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Gone South

Don’t get me started

Too late, I’m on a tear. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Looking back: A 58-year-old editorial

It was an amateurishly written editorial, and had it crossed my desk 50 years later, I would have subjected it to severe criticism. I found it in a stack of papers I turned to after a nostalgic visit with friends from highschool days. More...

Jackson mom upset with son being hit by school bus driver

Dear Editor, I am upset. My 12-year-old disabled son still has big welts on his left arm from being hit with a stick by a bus driver three weeks ago. The bus driver was taken off the bus for a week but is now back. More...

Plenty of fall events in county and across region

Fall and spring are busy times in south Alabama. The cooler temps of the two seasons are perfect for outdoor events. More...

Online charges as real as the charges they can incur

Be careful what you tweet. It can be used against you in a court of law. Jarvis M. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Revamping state retirement program

One of the most far reaching and significant accomplishments enacted by the legislature earlier this year is the revamping of the state’s retirement benefit system for state workers. More...

Drugs and drinking rampant in lawless southeastern Clarke County

Dear Editor, I write this letter as a concerned citizen living in the southeastern part of Clarke County. More...

Editor’s Notes

Sumter County’s unique BBQ clubs bring rural communities together

You didn’t have to be a history scholar or fan to enjoy the Alabama Historical Association’s fall pilgrimage in Livingston Saturday. If you like good eating, and talking about good eating, you would have had a fun day. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Be yourself, with or without that comma

A customer at Wade’s Dixieco complained to Bubba that her boss insists on a comma between a word of greeting and the person being greeted. For example, the boss would frown on “Hi Bubba” but would insist on “Hi, Bubba.” More...