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September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Remember reason for Labor Day

The following quotes are from History.com "As the Industrial Revolution took hold of the nation, the average American in the late 1800s worked 12-hour days, seven days a week in order to make a basic living. More...

The column business

From the Editor's Desk

So, who died and made me the lead columnist around here? Well, no one really; it just sort of happened when I was hired on here. The columnist business is kind of a peculiar niche within the journalism realm. More...

DYS asks for your support


Dear Editor: As you know, the Thomasville R.E.A.C.H. Program is part of Alabama Department of Youth Services. The facility serves 16 male youth committed as long-termcare students from juvenile courts throughout the state. More...


Salute to Labor Day: The above picture was published as a salute to Labor Day in the Times on Sept. 2, 1959, for all the people who had asked what Earl Tucker was doing after his retirement. The photo was titled, "Earl Tucker at work." More...


Full Story

Flying the Delta misconnection

Every southerner who flies is probably familiar with the line: "No matter if you're going to heaven or hell you've got to pass through the Atlanta airport." The Memphis connection westward has altered that suggestion somewhat, but not much. More...

Changes for the worse

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

September 2, 1959 Areader in Tuscaloosa is much upset over the way we are being treated by the manufacturers of men's clothing. More...