May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Remembering Max Gillis

Gone South

On Memorial Day I think of Max Gillis. I never met him. All I have is the picture in an old copy of Clarkala, the yearbook published by Clarke County High School. There he is. More...

All that shines: Miss Liza

Sean of the South

Not far from the water tower in Grove Hill, Alabama, sits Bertile’s. It’s an old burger joint with hand-patted burgers and homemade biscuits.  Miss Liza stands behind the counter. She looks much younger than she is. More...

FACEBOOK PARTY LINE

Wade Brown, superintendent of utilities in Rockford, Alabama, in Coosa County, posted this photo of a mother rattlesnake found with 12 babies in a water meter box. More...

Working past retirement age

Dollars & Cents

Some baby boomers — people born between 1946 and 1964 — find themselves at a crossroads in their work lives. They have reached a point where they need to decide to retire or to work beyond normal retirement age.  More...

Too bad Shorty’s not here to run

Inside the Statehouse

Well, folks, the field is set for the sprint to fill the open U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions.  More...

Quote

“On Memorial Day, I don't want to only remember the combatants. More...

Georgiana brothers remembered

Editor’s Notes

Many of you know that daughter Maggie is a student at Troy University. More...