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May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials

From the Editor's Desk

We're working for a living

Iread a review the other day on Michael Moore's new movie "Sicko." It's supposed to be some documentary about just how bad our for-profit healthcare industry is compared to socialized healthcare systems in other countries that are the best things e More...


Thanks to Thomasville for blood drive support

Iwould like to personally thank you for two years of southern hospitality, saving grace, and life-giving donations of blood. It has truly been my pleasure to serve as your American Red Cross account manager. More...


Hoping for good decisions with mill

The feeding frenzy has started with the ThyssenKrupp stell mill announcement. The speculating in Washington County is about to begin in full force. Land prices there have probably tripled overnight. More...

Is GOP grooming Byrne?

By Bob Martin Guest Columnist

The speculation on Goat Hill about Sen. Bradley Byrne's motives began thirty seconds after Gov. Bob Riley announced Byrne had agreed to become chancellor of the state's two-year college system. More...

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Lying at graduation

May 22, 1957 Some people think there's more lying going on around the country during the Christmas season than in any other period, on account of this Santa Claus business, but that isn't so. More...


Military school was right choice for one family

Dear Editor, As I read the following letter for first time, I was hoping that I could feel the same way when our son Parker was about to graduate. In August of 2006, Kerry and I decided to send Parker to Lyman Ward Military Academy. More...