May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Editor’s Notes

Keeping up the ‘E’s’

The letter “E” stands for energy, enthusiasm, excellence and a lot of effort. All are needed to start, sustain and grow a church, I learned from my preacher, Rev. Chris Cook on Sunday, Pentecost Sunday. More...

Observing Memorial Day

Memorial Day is observed the last Monday of each May. It is a day of remembering the men ad women who died while serving in the U.S. military. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

$65,000 of stolen wings

I read a while back where two warehouse workers in Gwinnett County, Ga., stole $65,000 worth of chicken wings, and I’ve spent several weeks trying to digest that information. More...

‘Best session ever?’

That was Gov. Robert Bentley’s assessment regarding the 2013 Alabama legislative session, not ours. More...

Gone South

Best beach months

Shhhhhh. Promise you won’t tell? OK, here it is. October and May are the best months to go to the beach - if you like solitude and serenity, as I do. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Hubbard’s iron hand rule

As the third regular legislative session of the quadrennium draws to an end let us look at the makeup of the new super Republican majority. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Hoity-toity Good Gray Lady

Reading The New York Times can be a chore if you’re an ordinary citizen without a world-class vocabulary or immediate access to an unabridged dictionary. More...

Books & Whatever: He Says, She Says

Young people are reading more than you think they are

She says that when out-of-school-forthe summer young people grow tired of splashing in the pool, watching television, playing video games, texting, and other hot weather activities, they could pick up a good book, stretch out in a cool place, and rea More...