March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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Folding up the Big Top

Gone South

Back in 1871, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circuses joined to create “The Greatest Show on Earth.”  The other day the company announced that it was closing.  One bit of my childhood, gone in the blink of an eye.&nbs More...

Remembering a World War II hero

Through the Past

All it takes for me to hit the ground running is a request for any information concerning family history. More...

Feds will likely deal with prisons

Inside the Statehouse

The premier issue of this year’s legislative session will be whether to borrow a massive amount of money to build new prisons in the state. This initiative appears to be our lame duck Governor Robert Bentley’s primary agenda.  More...

Borrowing from 401(k) is risky

Dollars & Cents

From time to time, you may find yourself in a financial bind and need money quickly. You think of your 401(k) plan. And it becomes an appealing source of funds.  More...

Be aware of brain injuries

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) do not discriminate. More...