November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Pray for a more united United States

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This is written on Tuesday morning, Election Day. More...

Nothing to do? Hardly!

If we hear anyone moaning about “nothing to do” in Clarke County in October and November we will be inquired to set them straight — maybe, even — with a kick in the pants. More...

Little influence in presidential election

Inside the Statehouse

You know the outcome of the election. Unfortunately I had to go to press with the column prior to Tuesday. We will analyze the results for you next week. There should be very few surprises.  More...

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“Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.”  President John F. Kennedy   More...

More education means a better job, more pay

Dollars & Cents

It is little wonder that this group is frustrated. A recent study revealed that white males with a high school education have been left behind in terms of wage and salary earnings. More...

Dry falls not that rare in Alabama

Climate Report

Alabama Octobers can be dry. In our survey of 25 sites around the state, through October 2015 eight of those sites reported 0.00” as their lowest October rainfall on record. More...

Quotes

“When I was a boy, I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe it.”  Clarence Darrow   More...

Voter rolls: Put ’em on but take ’em off too

There’s been a big push to register people to vote. That is good but perhaps it has been overdone in Alabama and especially in Clarke County. More...

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Why we will defeat breast cancer

Gone South

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year I was particularly aware of it, for in September I lost an old and dear friend to the disease. On a more uplifting note, several other friends who are Breast Cancer survivors continue to thrive. More...

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Pictures from the Past

Pat McGraw found these old postcards of the Thomasville Baptist Church (top) and the Thomasville Methodist Church (bottom) in some of her Champion family belongings recently.  The cards appear to date from the 1920s or 1930s. More...