December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

We have a lot to be proud of in Alabama

Congress Reports

In Alabama, we have a lot to be proud of. From our best-in-thenation Pre-K programs to our championship caliber football teams to our booming economy, there is no shortage of things for our residents to take pride in. More...

Resisting the Scrooge in all of us

Gone South

Every year, about this time, I pull out my copy of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and re-read the exchange between Scrooge and some men raising money for those in need: More...

Millennials’ misconceptions

Dollars & Cents

They are the largest generation in this country, approximately 80 million strong. Confident, politically liberal, opinionated, free-spending, and open to change, they are the millennials. More...

Turnout will be the key Tuesday

Inside the Statehouse

The final vote for the remaining three years of Jeff Sessions six-year term in the U.S. Senate will be next Tuesday. More...

Postcard recalls ‘War to end all wars’

Through the Past

On Veterans Day I thought of the old 1917 postcard, from T. E. McIntyre to Bud, Daddy’s older brother, that had been kept by the family all these years. Imagine a country boy in Chilton getting a draft notice in 1918 to go to war. More...


“Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.” — Ambrose Bierce (1842 More...

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