June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Who invited Sheldon Day?

Editor’s Notes

President Trump heard from Clarke County last week. Or specifically, from Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day.  Day was one of only 30 from across the nation invited to the White House on June 8 to discuss infrastructure needs for the nation. More...

Ivey takes to job ‘like a duck to water’

Inside the Statehouse

Those of us who follow Alabama politics had circled June 6, 2017 as the beginning of the 2018 governor’s race. However, we did not foresee Donald Trump’s election as President in November and the subsequent appointment of our U.S. More...

100 Years Ago: 27,433 cattle in Clarke

Clarke County, and much of the rest of the state, was in the middle of an extreme cattle tick epidemic. Mandated dipping of cattle was underway and a report shows there were 27,433 cattle in the county. More...

Here’s another job for ministers

Gone South

During the presidential campaign, Southern Evangelical Christians were much in the news. Then, once their candidates were elected, they seemed to fall silent. More...

Shopping malls in trouble

Dollars & Cents

Up to 25 percent of the nation’s 1,100 shopping malls may close in the next five years. More...

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