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October 16, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

A lucrative career offer

From the Editor's Desk

OK, folks, here's a great job opportunity. I'm sure you love your job there at Bumblescumb Ditch Diggers, and living in this area is just this side of heaven... More...

An open letter to our first president

Dear George, We need some help!! We need a president who will work for our country. The laws, duties and requirements for the President and other branches of our government are set out in our Constitution and the body of this letter. More...

Thanks to emergency crews


We like to think that living in our small towns in rural Alabama leave us largely isolated from violent crimes. More...

Jefferson County could use a bailout

Gov. Bob Riley and Jefferson County officials are attempting to add a new twist to the Wall Street bail out...$2.7 billion of the Jefferson County sewer debt. But will it work? More...

Advantages of millions

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

October 15, 1958 My boat paddler was talking the other day about how nice it is to be poor and how much fun he has on Saturday nights. More...


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