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August 3, 2006 RSS feed / Editorials

Our View

Sales tax holiday not a tax solution

This weekend marks Alabama's first sales tax holiday, and just in time for back to school shopping. More...

From the Editor's Desk

The fighting will go on

Sitting in my comfy American house, I can only imagine from the news reports what life is like in Israel and Lebanon right now. More...

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

What's in a name? The late Earl Tucker

Aug. 8, 1956 There was a little piece in a magazine I read a while back which said that a man in politics, as well as in business, is often handicapped by his name. More...


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Alabama Scene

Community colleges in deep trouble

While it was not unanimous, the State Board of Education has picked Dr. Thomas Corts to serve as interim chancellor of the troubled two-year community colleges in Alabama. More...