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December 11, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

The absurdity of college coaching deals

The University of Alabama for a period of time paid Mike Shula at the rate of $63,492.06-a-month not to coach the Crimson Tide. The school doesn't have to pay him quite that much now because he found a coaching job in the pro ranks. More...

Johnnie Floyd Overstreet touched many lives


Dear Editor: Thomasville has just lost a very prominent businessman - Johnnie Floyd Overstreet. I would like to take this means, if I may, to comment on how much this man meant to me. More...

Come on out for the stroll


Sometimes things take on a life of their own. The downtown stroll, originally intended to draw more customers to downtown businesses, has morphed into a small-town Christmas event that's bigger now than the sum of its parts. More...

Standardize coach searches

From the Editor's Desk

Should the NCAA institute a standard procedure for schools to conduct coaching searches? The circuses of the past couple of years make me think maybe so. More...

Women sure are sneaky

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

December 10, 1958 Last week I was drinking coffee with a married fellow and he was powerfully quiet and thoughtful, which was most unusual, because he generally goes around making like an advance promotion agent for one of these courses that fix y More...