November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Saluting our farm-city partnerships this week

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Shelby’s perfect political career

Inside the Statehouse

Our senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby will begin his sixth six-year term in January. He is an Alabama treasure. Over the past 30 years as our Senator he has brought millions of federal dollars home to Alabama.  More...

Magazine may have been ahead of its time

Gone South

When I cleaned out my parents’ home a couple of years ago, I discovered some neat stuff. More...

Great-Grandpa might would have voted for Lincoln if he could have

Through the Past

The Republican Abraham Lincoln was not on the ballot in Clarke County, Alabama or in any of the rest of the southern states in that historical election of 1860 that saw four candidates stand for president. More...

Electoral College vs. election nonsense

Guest Column

As an Elector I have been bombarded by e-mailers pleading with me to “do the right thing” which in their perverse minds is to vote for Hillary Clinton. Not surprisingly most came from the liberal strangleholds of California and New York. More...

Dickinson Day a great event for community

Dear Editor,  On behalf of the Dickinson Beautification Committee, I wish to express appreciation to all who supported the first “Dickinson Day,” held Saturday, Nov. 12.  More...

Be thankful for the many blessings we often take for granted

Congress Reports

Many of us went to the polls a few weeks ago to elect the leaders of our country, state, and counties. This ability to select the members of our government is a unique tradition that we often take for granted.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Why do Japanese cars rank so highly with consumers?

Dollars & Cents

The latest reliability ratings for automobiles compiled by Consumer Reports have been published. Significantly, six of the ten most reliable cars are made by Japanese companies. And five of the top ten are made by Toyota/Lexus. More...

Time for accountability

House Minority Leader

The election is over and now the real work begins. Part of that work means holding our leaders accountable for their promises and commitments, and both sides of the aisle have plenty to be held accountable for.  More...

Picture from the Past

This is the old Cunningham Hotel in Grove Hill. The hotel was located on the south side of the square, in the area of the Garrett building and First US Bank. More...