December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

Who will run for governor in ’14?

Now that the dust has settled from the 2012 presidential contest we in Alabama are ready for the real horse race. More...

What happens to 144 bones?

 It was beloved American film star Katharine Hepburn who made the following sage observation: “Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, only with what you are expecting to give — which is everything.”  You might More...

Greasepit Grammar

Please don’t eat the flavorful chef

“Marrow is the rich, spongy, bloody gelatin found inside animal (and human) bones,” reported the Internet’s Daily Beast. More...

Problem intersection needs attention with development coming

Developer Lamar Harrison is moving quickly, clearing the property formerly owned by the Dunn family at the intersection of Highway 43 and Hebron Road for development. More...

Through The Past

Famous lawyers practiced law at Old Clarkesville

Since we have set the scene for the town of Macon, with the few identifiable log houses, the courts of Clarke County would be re-located from Clarkesville, in 1832, to what we now know as Grove Hill. More...

Gone South

Good advice — keep your shirt on

I probably should save this column for March or April, but there are times when the time is right, and I guess this is one. Besides, by spring you will probably have forgotten what I wrote, so I can publish it again. Blame it on Brad. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Let ’em fly my way!

Since this column appears in a number of newspapers down South, readers who take issue with my wisdom have little chance during the year of getting equal space. More...

State Senate

Reverse property tax on disabled

During the 2012 legislative session, House Bill 120 passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate. It was portrayed as a bill to eliminate the inequities on property tax exemptions for the elderly and the disabled. More...