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January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Good things are happpening

The top story this week is my third interview in two years with Clarke County Economic Development Director Jesse Quillen. More...

Kiplinger predicts lots of babies

Last week our paper got a sample copy of a Kiplinger Letter. More...

Resolve to set aside money for retirement

Most Americans do not have adequate funds set aside for emergencies. Nor are they saving for retirement. To increase the wellbeing of individuals as well as enhance the financial security of the nation, this must change.  More...

Highlights from a very busy 2017

As we head into 2018, I want to take a minute to look back at some of the highlights from a very busy and productive 2017. The year 2017 marked the start of a new era in Washington, D.C. as President Donald Trump was sworn in. More...

Is Alabama now a two-party state?

As we enter the 2018 campaign season, many of you have asked me to look back and analyze the 2017 Special Election Senate race and explain in depth what happened and why. The most asked question is how could a Democrat win a U.S. More...

Five Christmas dinners, one more coming up and a wedding

Well, here we are…welcome everybody, to 2018. I hope everyone had a safe and pleasant holiday season. I certainly did. I’m not even sure exactly what day of the week it is at this point. More...

Look forward to all the good things the new year holds

January 6, 1983 The new year, 1983, stretches before us with unblemished pages of time. How quickly the days and weeks turn into months and the year that seems so fraught with promise dwindles away and is gone. But right now, Jan. More...