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September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Open records law upheld

In a strongly-worded opinion, the Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the state's 86-year-old open records law, saying it represents a long history of openness and should be interpreted in a manner favorable to the public. More...

RSVP says thanks

Dear Editor: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) would like to give sincere thanks to Thomasville Church of God, Thomasville Church of God in Christ, Thomasville United Methodist Church, Sacred Heart Catholic Parrish (Thomasville and G More...

We're still footing the bill


Did you realize that it's already been one year since the government started bailing out the big financial companies from the economic apocalypse? They say the economy is beginning to recover, now that the banks are healthy again. More...

Bragging parents

From the Editor's Desk

Have you ever noticed how everyone likes to brag about how smart their baby is? You know what I'm talking about. The go on and on about how little adorable so and so did thus and such, and isn't that just so smart? More...

The census gets it wrong

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

September 21, 1949 Nineteen-fifty is census-taking year, and I'm mighty afraid there's going to be a difference of several thousand people in the government figures and those of the local civic club. More...


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