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August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

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Your vote will surely count

There’s just one seat up for election in the little hamlet of Pine Hill, Alabama, and that means one thing, low voter turnout.  With current council member and former mayor Roberta Jordan facing-off against Bobby “Bull” Smith, More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Your instruction for milking a cow

Aug. 19, 1959  T he American  Dairy  More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Old school football

How many days until football starts?  Oh, I know there’s plenty of web sites out there doing the countdown thing with pictures of players – you know, their jersey number corresponds to the number of days left until kickoff – bu More...

The state’s trust fund story

A labama votes Sept. 18 to decide the fate of a constitutional amendment which would strip $437 million dollars from the Alabama Trust Fund (ATF) to patch a $437 million hole in the state’s general fund budget over the next three fiscal years. More...

Smart Banking

Understanding the mechanics of Medicare

The rising cost of Medicare has been widely discussed and debated. Annual reports by the Medicare Board of Trustees underscore the severity of the financial crisis facing the system and highlight the need to restore its financial integrity.  More...