June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Beware: Scams afoot

Other Opinions

Some of the most important traits a person can embrace are trust, empathy and concern for others. Those traits enrich our own lives, and that of those around us. More...

Powerful Speaker Hubbard falls hard

Inside the Statehouse

The older you get the more you realize that old adages you heard as a child are true. More...

Political Cartoon

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It’s pride, not people governor knows

House Minority Leader

One of the most famous scriptures in the Bible says, “Pride goeth before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.” That scripture kept running through my mind this past week as Gov. More...

Heed Donald Trump’s warning

National Review

One of Donald Trump’s political skills is giving widely condemned speeches. His post-Orlando jeremiad fit the pattern. More...

Bear’s haunting words: I want to call Mama

Editor’s Notes

You have to be an old timer, an Alabama fan or maybe both to remember the famous Bear Bryant commercial for South Central Bell Telephone (which you also have to be an old timer to remember). More...

Another Big Bang theory

Gone South

Out on I-20, just before it crosses into Georgia, there are giant fireworks warehouses.  They may well constitute the largest “industry” in the East Heflin-South Muscadine metropolitan area.  More...

Politicians overlook small businesses

Dollars & Cents

The disappointing jobs report in May - only 38,000 nonfarm jobs were created - underscores a sluggish recovery that refuses to gain traction. More...

For those eligible, voting should be easy

Center on Representative Government

The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different. More...

Pictures from the Past

Connie Gibbs, second from right, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Gibbs of Grove Hill, was the Alabama Society for Crippled Children and Adults’ poster child for 1970. She and another youngster appeared with Gov. More...