January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Agreed: Let’s move forward, commissioners!

Clarke County has a new administrator, a job that is pretty much the chief financial officer for the county, overseeing a $12 million budget, personnel matters and day-to-day items as well.  More...

Hillary couldn’t break glass ceiling

Inside the Statehouse

Hillary Clinton’s failure to break the proverbial glass ceiling in American politics came up a little short. More than 100 men have been nominated for president by the nation’s political parties over the past 220 years. More...

The benefits of mergers haven’t materialized

Dollars & Cents

The $11 billion merger of two retailing giants — forming the third largest retailer at that time, behind Walmart and Home Depot — has further unraveled. More...

QUOTES

“You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play.” Warren Beatty  “I never did give them hell. More...

Trump’s character flaws move into the White House

The first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has been troubling. No, it isn’t all of his orders and decrees to dismantle the Affordable Health Care Act and to trim or ax other Obama initiatives. More...

The spam what I am

Gone South

Every morning when I turn on my computer and go to my email, there it is.  Spam  Not the lunchmeat. (My Daddy had so much of it during WWII that for years he refused to let Mama bring it into the house. More...

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50th anniversary of Lurleen Wallace’s inauguration passes with her portrait still missing from State Capitol’s Rotunda

State Auditor

Monday, January 16, was the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of Lurleen Wallace as Alabama’s only female governor.  January 16, 1967 was and remains a historic milestone for our state. More...