June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Lee B. Williams: An extraordinary man

Editor’s Notes

Lee Bowling Williams was a true southern lawyer: Softspoken (well, most of the time, some of his daughters told me he could raise his voice at certain times) with a bit of a drawl, he was genteel and courtly. More...

When LBJ won by just 87 votes

Inside the Statehouse

In Alabama politics many times appointments to political offices filled by an acting governor have an adverse effect on that appointee if and when they seek election to that office for a full term. More...

Quotes

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato More...

CENTER POINT GATHERING

A gathering in the Center Point community near Coffeeville around 1945. Bottom left to right: Earnest Roberts is just outside of the photo, Edward Sims, unknown, Schaffer Truett, Joan Truett, Ruby Jones and Ray Roberts. More...

Taking the miracle out of the strip

Gone South

Took a trip down memory lane the other day. More...

Risks investing in stock market

Dollars & Cents

One reader wrote, “The stock market is on a tear. What, in your opinion, are the risks of investing in stocks?” That is a great question. More...

The meaning behind old saying of ‘putting out the latch string’

Through the Past

How long has it been since someone said “the latch string is out.” This obviously was an invitation for one to enter a building. More...

Political Cartoon

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