July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Kicking Grove Hill out of the doldrums

Our Opinions

Qualifying for municipal offices in Clarke County’s five incorporated municipalities opened this week. Elections are slated for Aug. 23. More...

A crisis in leadership in the House

Inside the Statehouse

The conviction and downfall of Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is the political story of the year. It has not been the most profound conviction of an Alabama public official in my lifetime. More...

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Brits vote for self government

National Review

Democracy is too important to be left to the people. More...

Eighteen years have run by far too fast

Editor’s Notes

A little more than 18 years ago Suzanne and I were racing down Highway 43 headed to Providence Hospital. We had a special delivery package to pick up at the hospital and I thought I needed to get there posthaste. More...

Are mosquitoes a mistake?

Gone South

I hate mosquitoes.  More to the point, I hate female mosquitoes.  They are the ones who suck your blood.  They are the ones that leave the itchy, throbbing welt that just plain hurts.  They are the ones that kill more people aroun More...

Enjoy lower food prices while they last

Dollars & Cents

If you shopped for groceries recently, you noticed that the prices of many food items have declined. The June 16 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) confirmed this.  More...

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