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September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Editorials


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Business plans important for small businesses

Smart Banking

Small businesses are the driving force— the engine of growth—of the American economy. They are responsible for the majority of new jobs created in this country.  More...

Paragon contract still stinks

Even though the administration of Gov. Robert Bentley claims whatever work, if any, done by a seemingly non-existent company that received a $13 million contract from former Gov. More...

Dramatic budget cuts

A labama’s new fiscal year begins October 1. Unlike most states we have two operating budgets. We, of course, have a general fund budget, but we also have a special education trust fund budget. More...

Thanks to “special angels” warning of house fire


On Monday night, September 12, 2011, around 9:00PM two wonderful women came into my life and quite possibly saved my life. The two women came knocking at my back door to warn me that my house was on fire. More...