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April 17, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

Appreciating what we have

April 13, 1955 Last week, believe it or not, an Alabama city held a referendum to find out whether or not the citizens would object to the odor of a paper mill that is contemplating locating there. The people voted in favor of the smell. More...

Reconsider parole for violent criminals


When the state announced it would be opening a LIFE Tech center here in Thomasville to guide paroled criminals through a rehabilitation and training program prior to their release, it was stated that the state needed to make more room for violent c More...

Legislature could right tax wrongs

Gov. Bob Riley's proposal to change the severance tax on oil and gas would end another scheme by ExxonMobil to cheat the taxpayers of Alabama. More...

Political Cartoon

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How far will we go in the name of progress?


Letter to the Editor, Where has my hometown gone? As I read the Press-Register Sunday I was appalled at the early release of convicted murderer Mark Daniel Melvin. For those of you that did not read the article I will give a brief synopsis. More...


Do you agree or disagree with efforts to remove flags related to the Confederacy (battle flag or national flag) from public properties?