June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Paula and the ‘N’ word

When I was in grammar school in racist South Carolina, the kids had keen ears for inappropriate language. If Butch Belligerent threatened to whip your Butt, you didn’t run to the teacher accusing Butch of threatening violence. More...

Scratch Ankle Muse

Legend of Nancy Mountain

Does the ghost of Nancy Haynes still wander the hills looking for her long lost son? More...

How much are old stocks and bonds worth?

Q: After my father passed away, I came across several old stocks and bonds dating back to 1918-1929. Some of them are from the National Diversified Corporation, Buffalo Oil and Gas, Texlovana Producing Refining and Hannibal Rubber Company. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Remembering crime victims

Five days before Christmas in 1976 a beautiful, bright Birmingham Southern coed named Quenette Shehane was going to a convenience store near her home close to the campus in Birmingham. More...

Gone South

No. 1 in more than football

It was one of those headlines that simply dared me to write a column. “Alabama cities lead list of porn-loving religious places, poll says” Now my first reaction was not to take the dare. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Reining in homophone confusion

Howard Green reined in his Mustang at Wade’s Dixieco to report a case of homophone confusion at the Swampscum Daily Ooze. More...

T’ville schools approve new graduation standards

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved June 18 the new graduation standards for the school system to better prepare students to be college and career ready. More...