July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

An Alabama timberman’s story

It seems like every pinetreed county in south Alabama had a sawmill town in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many still do today.  More...

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Restoring economic freedom

Although it is a simple concept, economic freedom is the engine that drives prosperity. But, unfortunately, it has declined in the United States. More...

Another reason for breath mints

* Those who study such things say that if you have bad breath, you’re more likely to be bitten by a bat.  * Iconic American rock band the Grateful Dead were originally known as the Warlocks.  * It takes an average of 45 seconds in a m More...

Don’t steal from schoolchildren

As the legislative session was winding down, it was obvious no solution was going to be found for the beleaguered General Fund Budget. The Governor’s $541 million tax increase proposal had been ignored. More...

Willie at the Speedway

We all have memories of that “special” Fourth of July.  This one is mine.  Back in the mid-1980s word got out that Willie Nelson was going to do a big Independence Day bash at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.  My buddy Brad hear More...

Fire dept. checks

Representatives from the Clarke County volunteer fire departments gathered June 18 with officials from the Alabama Forestry Commission to receive checks from the State Legislature. More...

A family caught in the middle

Families could hear horses coming as a posse traveled the roads and trails of Mitcham. But, when they stopped, hearts stopped. More...