September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Where’s county attorney when he’s needed?

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The Clarke County Commission held a public hearing Monday to consider a property owner’s request to close a road that runs through her property.  More...

Elite’s eating, drinking, politicking

Inside the Statehouse

Alabama’s most famous political restaurant and watering hole for 50 years was Montgomery’s Elite Restaurant. Until it closed about 1995, the Elite (pronounced “E-light”) was the place to eat and be seen. More...

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Legislators’ illegal overstep

Education Matters

Back in 2012 state representative Terri Collins of Decatur got legislation passed that requires all schools in the state to receive a letter grade of A through F And after spending thousands of hours and thousands of dollars trying to come up with so More...

Preparation, knowledge came in handy in debate

Editor’s Notes

Who won, who lost in the great first presidential debate Monday night? More...

New innovation from Nick Saban?

Gone South

At the opening of the 2016 football season, as Southeastern Conference schools went down to defeat, or won sloppily, one of the few teams that showed the sort of grit for which past Conference teams have been famous, was the University of Alabama in More...

Midwest farmers are having a hard time

Dollars & Cents

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” This quote from President Dwight Eisenhower is especially relevant in today’s agriculture, which is basically a boom or bu More...