August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Turn out the lights ...the party’s over

Last week classes met at Jacksonville State University. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Bubba’s lesson on prix fixe

The Swampscum Daily Ooze recently ran an ad about a restaurant tour featuring “prefixed twocourse lunch and/or three-course dinner offerings at an attractive set price.” “That means that the meal is fixed ahead of time and is reheat More...

Whew! Your feet stink!

Stinky feet: South’s gift to good hygiene

Cornbread & Buttermilk Today, citizens, the topic shall be stinky feet - the South’s gift to the cause of good hygiene. Smelly feet, enclosed in dirty socks, were once as much a part of Dixie ambiance as patches of kudzu. More...

Grove Hill Council erred in voting to pay volunteer boards

Our hat is off to the many citizens who serve on boards and committees in Grove Hill as well as in other municipalities and at the county and higher levels too. More...

Editor’s Notes

Departed newspaper friends’ collections go to the highest bidders

A hat rack next to the back door loaded with dozens of bolo ties prompted a smile and a fond memory of longtime Greensboro newspaperman Ed Lowry. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Football bigger than politics

As we approach Labor Day, foremost on most Alabamians’ minds is the beginning of college football season. Traditionally, Labor Day has also marked the kickoff of the political campaign season. More...

World’s tallest bee-hive hairdo

 You might be surprised to learn that there is a world record for the tallest recorded hairdo. Even more surprising is the fact that the record-holder’s beehive measured a whopping 6 feet, 6 inches tall. More...