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September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

Looking Back

Sometimes procrastination actually pays off

Sept. 13, 1979 T he proverb More...

Smart Banking

Problems of small business

Most readers realize that small businesses are crucial to the economic health of the nation. They are the engines of growth, accounting for about two-thirds of new jobs. But they are not hiring, and this does not bode well for the nation. More...

“No” is sometimes necessary

A census report shows that Alabamians paid lower taxes per person than any other state in 2009. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Downtown is still safe

Our hearts here at the newspaper go out to the Collins family. Our office is also downtown, right around the corner from hers, so we’ve been close to this story in more ways than one. More...

Don’t be afraid

We believe downtown Thomasville is still a safe place to live, work and play. Despite the shocking shooting this week, residents shouldn’t feel scared to come out and walk on our sidewalks and do business at our stores and offices. More...

Explaining the referendum

A good many of you have asked me to weigh in on the oil and gas money diversion referendum next Tuesday. As most of you know, I do not endorse or disavow issues or candidates. More...


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