May 4, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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Another lost opportunity

Gone South

I don’t know why I’m even bringing it up. We had a chance and we missed it. No use crying over spilled milk and all that. More...

Higher gas prices on the horizon

Dollars & Cents

Get ready for higher gas prices this summer! If the forecast is correct, you should expect to pay about 23 cents more per gallon at the pump than you did last summer.  More...

From the heart of Jim Whidden

I have struggled to find the best way to let my experiences of the past few weeks known to the good people of this area.  So many people all over the country and especially here were praying for my health, and God heard and answered your prayers More...

Bless his heart, it rained on Bentley

Inside the Statehouse

Well, folks, let’s put the final coup de grace to the Robert Bentley six-year governor’s reign and move on. More...

Trump struggles to get it together

Center for Effective Government

I have significant differences with Donald Trump’s political stances, but I want him to enjoy a successful presidency. It’s good for neither the country nor the world when a U.S. president struggles or fails.  More...

Quotes

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you. Leston Taylor,  “The So-Called Human Race” (1922)  There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.   More...

‘The Greatest Generation’

WWII veteran Hal Johnson, who fought on Iwo Jima, passes at 94 Editor’s Notes

We lost another World War II veteran Sunday. Mr. Hal Johnson died at the age of 94. He had lived most of his life in Monroeville but also in Clarke County and he had a timber company here.  Mr. More...