July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

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Gone South

Carefree on the coast

In October of 1994, I published an article in the “Dixie Living” section of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. More...

Education Matters

Determination in Clarke County

Sometimes you come across courage in the darndest places. I certainly did not expect to find it on a recent June afternoon in a sparse and ancient mobile home down a dirt road in Clarke County in southwest Alabama.  More...

DASH to lower blood pressure

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I was very interested in your column on the DASH diet. Is there a diet sheet listing all the items pertaining to this diet? How can I get one? I think it’s a doable diet. — I.P.   More...

Stock Prices

AT&T (T).............. 35.00 Boise Inc. (BZ)........ 8.47 Dollar General (DG)................51.96 Family Dollar Stores, Inc. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Most conservative state

A recent survey rated Alabama as the most conservative state in the Union. More than half of our residents describe themselves as politically conservative. The poll was done by the vaunted Princeton, New Jersey Gallup polling firm.  More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Billy Graham and Hell Hole Swamp

I wish Billy Graham hadn’t allowed his reputation to be besmirched by his association with a hell hole, especially since his name has been indelibly attached to mine.  More...

Greasepit Grammar

Who’s that calling the kettle black?

The grammatical pot was calling the spelling kettle black on an Internet website that highlights goofs made in movies.  In the teaser that bids the viewer to click for the full story, Bubba found this “gotcha”: “If you look clo More...

Dollars & Cents Financial advice from the Oracle of Omaha

The annual shareholders’ meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, hosted in Omaha by octogenarian Warrant Buffet, is always a lively and entertaining event. Berkshire Hathaway, a giant American multinational conglomerate, is headquartered there.  More...