August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Congrats, Congresswoman for not taking the bait

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  I read with interest your lead opinion piece of Aug. 2 entitled “Congresswoman Swell knew what she smelled.” Thank you for covering the matter at hand in some detail.  More...

Big Dog still walks the halls

Inside the Statehouse

Now that the dust has settled on the primaries, allow me to share with you some thoughts on the Alabama political stage. There is an old saying that says the more things change, the more they stay the same. This old adage is true in Alabama politics. More...

Schools are starting too early

Guest Columnist

Remember when school didn’t start until after Labor Day?  Now, students all across Alabama are starting a new school year — and it’s only the second week of August!  Instead of spending the last few weeks of August working More...

Political Cartoon

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Big Jim’s surprise visit on Christmas Eve

Editor’s Notes

I understand I had another goof last week but this was an honest mistake and not a case of a mind-poot (I’m trying to be nice) as I was typing. More...

Good news on country’s economic front

Dollars & Cents

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released a much-anticipated report on July 26. And it revealed the economy experienced the largest rate of growth in almost four years. More...

Forgotten Clarke County: Gospsort

The community of Gosport on the east side of Clarke County may get its name from Gosport, or God’s Port, England. Gosport Landing is located on the Alabama River.  In its earliest days, Gosport was in Monroe County. More...