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June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

The "discomfort index"

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

June 10, 1959 The weather people have come up with the bright new idea of giving the "discomfort index" during the summer months. They also give the old-fashioned high temperature but it's the discomfort index that makes you swelter. More...


The Thomasville Times is happy to publish news items for the public. Anything brought to the paper should be accompanied by the name of a contact person and phone number, preferably written on the submission itself. More...

Time to get rid of judicial eletions?


Should Alabama's highest judges be appointed rather than elected? We have a former judge running - for the second time - for governor, and the last race for chief justice of Alabama's supreme court drew $7.5 million in political donations. More...

Getting to the fun part

From the Editor's Desk

When we first brought the heir home, people would say, "cherish the time, you'll have so much fun." There were a lot of references to all the fun we'd be having with this little new creation. More...

Retirement system takes a beating

The rate of return reported by The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) for its pension fund investments for the year ending this past January 31 took a beating. More...


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