May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Alabama loses a treasure

Mary Ward Brown died on May 14. Alabama lost a treasure. More...

About Mary Ward Brown

Mary Ward Brown was 95 when she died May 14 in Marion, in her native Perry County. She was a housewife and mother, a latecomer to writing, starting in her 60s, but she quickly achieved fame as a writer of modern short fiction. More...

Santa Claus visits in May!

Dear Editor, Did you know Santa Claus can come to Grove Hill in May? Well, he can! More...

One of our own

The decision at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital to elevate longtime assistant administrator Emily Steadham to interim administrator didn’t come as a complete surprise. More...

Editor’s Notes

Congressman coming home

I’ve known Jo Bonner since his days of being press secretary and then chief of staff to Congressman Sonny Callahan. Jo is a good man and while he has worked in Washington, D.C. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Freshmen legislative leaders

Historically, the legislature has not been a good stepping stone to governor. In fact, Robert Bentley is the only person in modern Alabama political history to go directly from the legislature to the governor’s office. More...

Scratch Ankle Muse

The thrill of anticipation is gone

There was once a time before Facebook, Twitter and cell phones that I really wish could somehow return. It is so easy to get in touch with everybody now. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Alzheimer’s: Scourge of seniors

At least twice a day, I can’t find my eyeglasses. More...