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September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

Thankful to get through August

Sept. 4, 1980

A ugust is past and few there are who will morn its passing. Even the word has a serious, dignified sound. If June is a beautiful bride, July a mature lovely lady, then August is a stout, serious minded old woman, striding along with a sweaty brow. More...

Sticking it to Obama’s health care

What does the Executive Branch leader of our state have in mind? More pointedly, what has Gov. Bentley been inhaling? More...

A character in the newspaper business

The advent and proliferation of internet communication has caused newspaper readership to decline over recent years. It has hit close to home with the demise of the urban daily papers in Alabama. More...

Everything seems upside down

A s Cornwallis’ troops surrendered at Yorktown, the British band played a 17th century English ballad, “The World Turned Upside Down.” That tune could easily apply to financial conditions in this country today. More...


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