August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Hospital discussion good but it should have come much earlier

Our Opinions

A new hospital is coming out of the ground on the south side of Thomasville. Some say it will be a boom for Thomasville and for healthcare not only there but in the region as well. More...

Kavanaugh will assure Trump legacy

Inside the Statehouse

The appointment of a United States Supreme Court Justice is one of the most profound legacies that a U. S. President can achieve. More...

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A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B. Fats Domino (1928 - 2017)   More...

Making a positive difference, one person, one act at a time

Front Porch Philosopher

I love to share good news, so I am not going to tell you that the new Thomasville hospital is going to cost Thomasville citizens $55,000 a month and they won’t even own it. I am going to leave that for others to explain and discuss. More...

Davis family gathers in Packers Bend

Chance & Scyrene

Greetings and Happy Birthday to the following community members who will celebrate their birthday during the month of August-John Lee Chapman-8/22, Tammie Dotson-8/30, James Dubose-8/2, Lakesia Kidd Henricks-8/22, Kayla Marshall 8/14, Melisa Marshall More...

Alabama Democrats apparently like the status quo of being losers

The Democratic Party will always be in second place in this state as long as Joe Reed has a stranglehold on the Alabama Democratic Party.  The longtime black political operative doesn’t want to relinquish one iota of control over the state More...

U.S. on track to be top oil producer

Dollars & Cents

Many people thought the day would never come. And, admittedly, it has been a long time in the making. More...

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Forgotten Clarke County

West Bend settled in 1809

West Bend, in western Clarke County, takes its name from a big bend that the Tombigbee River makes to the west there.  More...

Remembering the ’60s

Gone South

“If you remember the ‘60s, you weren’t there.” Robin Williams Forty-nine years ago, on August 15, “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” opened on a farm in upstate New York. More...