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July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

What to do when retired

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

July 1, 1959 Thirty-four years ago I started publishing a weekly newspaper here in my hometown of Thomasville. This week I sold out to a young fellow who paid me a little down and promised to hand me a little each month. More...

Franklin's words still ring today


"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. More...

Untimely celebrity deaths

From the Editor's Desk

It's been a strange week or so in the world of celebrities. Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson, along with Billy Mays slipped the surly bonds of earth, dying, most would say, before their time. More...

Yet one more GOP candidate

The latest announced candidate for governor in the Republican Primary is the current governor's longtime buddy and campaign coordinator, Bill Johnson, the head of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). More...