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August 28, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials


No need to raise her voice, Mother has 'the look'

Mother, who is a very young 78-yearold, is the kind of person that when you look at her, you see a kind, gentile Southern lady. More...

Seth Hammett's (dis)comfort

The trial in a Decatur federal courtroom of a Madison County legislator who is alleged to have accepted pay for work she didn't do continues this week, but the opening round last week produced some interesting testimony. When the attorney for Rep. More...


Please make sure you vote

More people turn out for your average youth league sporting event than came to decide two of our city's council members this week. There may be many good reasons why you weren't able to cast your vote. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Who's system is better?

Idon't know who started praying for rain last week, but they can stop for a while now. You're welcome to pray me up a few big sacks of cash though, I won't mind. Olympics Well, the Olympics are over and I watched all of about 5 minutes of it. More...

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Tips for a good night's sleep

August 27, 1958 Alady asked me to please reprint a column of several years back about how to go to sleep at night. I looked back through our files for quite a ways, but couldn't locate it. More...


Thanks to conference helpers

One behalf of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce, we would like to thank everyone who participated in Thomasville's 4th annual Supplier Conference. More...