January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

What not to do for your town

We hear so much about what we ought to be doing for our communities but we seldom hear what we ought not to be doing. Curtis Gates of Altha, Fla. More...

A good resolution: Reduce debt in 2017

Dollars & Cents

The new year has arrived, and now is the time to make resolutions for 2017. My message to you is a familiar one that many readers may not want to hear. You should resolve to get your financial affairs under control to achieve financial freedom. More...

Happy Holidays

Gone South

The “War on Christmas” didn’t seem quite so heated this year. More...

Happy New Year to all

Through the Past

Happy New Year! This is the time of year when I look forward. First, I am an optimist at heart, but when my thoughts settle, I look back at things — you know — life, history and such. More...

Who will take Sessions’ Senate seat?

Inside the Statehouse

This past year in Alabama politics was surprisingly more interesting than was expected. More...

Some tips for governing effectively, Mr. Trump

Center for Effective Government

As Mario Cuomo said, politicians campaign in poetry but have to govern in prose. Now we have a president elect who campaigned in tweets...but still will have to govern in prose.  More...

Quotes to Remember

“Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.” — Mark Twain  “I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. More...

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