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August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

The Civil War Renewed

CNN and the cohorts were not too happy with President Donald Trump’s answers from Tuesday’s press conference at Trump Tower in New York.  Trump had the audacity to say there were some good people mixed in with all the haters from the More...

Conquering Bear Creek Hill

August 17, 1955  Saw in the papers yesterday about 16 swimmers are lined up on the French coast getting all greased up to try swimming the English Channel. Some of ‘em will probably make it, but most of ‘em are just wasting grease. More...

Campaigning, name calling & money spent

You know the results of Tuesday’s primaries for our U.S. Senate seat. I had to go to press before the vote. However, the assumption was that there would be a runoff in the Republican primary. More...

The simple life is not so simple anymore in Wilcox County

The great Southern writer Eudora  Welty once said, “Our place understood helps us understand all places.” I spend a fair amount of time trying to understand Wilcox County.  More...

Discovering new places to eat

Well, I guess it’s a good thing my sister is a good sport, with me announcing her RUNNOFT marriage in this column. She got a kick out of it and I’m glad. More...